‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ Named Best Film of 2023 by New York Film Critics

[ad_1] It’s the third time that Scorsese has been given the best film award from his hometown’s critics, who named 1990’s “GoodFellas” their top movie, as well as 2019’s “The Irishman.” On Thursday, the group also awarded Lily Gladstone, who stars alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in “Killers of the Flower Moon,” best actress. “Oppenheimer,” Christopher Nolan’s … Read more

‘Hunger Games’ Feasts, ‘Napoleon’ Conquers but ‘Wish’ Doesn’t Come True at Thanksgiving Box Office

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.’s “Wish” had been expected to rule the Thanksgiving weekend box office, but moviegoers instead feasted on leftovers, as “The Hunger Games: Songbirds and Snakes” led ticket sales for the second weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. In two weeks of release, “Songbirds and Snakes” has grossed … Read more

Marrakech Hosts Film Festival in the Shadow of War in the Middle East

[ad_1] MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — International movie stars arrive in Morocco on Friday to kick off one of the Arab world’s largest film festivals amid a shadow cast by Israel’s latest war with Hamas and protests that have swept the region for almost two months. Directors Martin Scorsese and Richard Linklater and actors Jessica Chastain … Read more

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Kicks Off

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Beloved characters like Snoopy and SpongeBob SquarePants will take to the skies above New York City Thursday while bands march along the streets below as the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade ushers in the holiday season. The parade starts on Manhattan’s upper west side and makes its way alongside Central … Read more

The ‘Oppenheimer’ Creative Team Take You Behind the Scenes of the Film’s Key Moments

[ad_1] During one especially stressful stretch, filmmakers lost their White House set five days before they had one day to shoot with Gary Oldman, who was flying in to play President Harry S. Truman. The wild scramble to find and construct a new Oval Office is detailed in a making-of documentary included in the newly … Read more

Colman Domingo’s Time Is Now

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Colman Domingo has a commanding physical presence, an expressive face and soulful eyes. But his most limber and powerful tool is his voice. It can go low in a bone-rattling baritone, like in his Nigerian-accented pimp in Janicza Bravo’s “Zola.” Or it can rise to the warm, erudite rhythm of … Read more

Hong Kong’s Disneyland Opens 1st Frozen-Themed Attraction, Part of a $60B Global Expansion

[ad_1] HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Disneyland opened its first Frozen-themed attraction on Monday, with thousands of eager visitors turning up to experience the new rides, some lining up for hours to get an early start. Based on Disney’s wildly popular Frozen animation film, the new section of the park features landscapes and characters … Read more

Hollywood’s Feast and Famine Before Thanksgiving, as ‘Hunger Games’ Prequel Tops Box Office

[ad_1] It was a busy weekend at the multiplex, leading into the often lucrative Thanksgiving corridor. And while there was plenty to choose from at the buffet, not everything could be a hit. Audiences had “The Marvels,” which plummeted a record 78% in its second weekend, as well as the nationwide debuts of the family-friendly … Read more