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Chadwick Boseman, hero for the ages, is getting a posthumous MTV award

Chadwick Boseman is an award winner, even in death. The late “Black Panther” star will be given the MTV’s Hero for the Ages honor Sunday during the “MTV Movie & TV Awards: Greatest of All Time” special. Boseman, who played the iconic Marvel superhero, will be presented with the posthumous award by his “Avengers: Endgame” […]

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‘I’m Your Woman’ review: Rachel Brosnahan redefines the moll

When we first meet Jean (Rachel Brosnahan), she seems the very picture of a mobster’s trophy wife: beautiful, sullen, entitled, expendable. She’s lounging in her backyard in a leafy Pennsylvania suburb, smoking, nursing a drink and trying to rip off the tag still clinging to the fur-fringed gown she’s wearing. It’s the ’70s, as you […]

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’40 Years a Prisoner’ review: How racial injustice persists

Tommy Oliver’s blistering documentary “40 Years a Prisoner” lands on home screens with the Black Lives Matter movement and demands to defund police still vivid in the zeitgeist following massive nationwide protests and confrontations fueled by the outgoing Trump administration’s “law and order” stance. That’s not simply a matter of perfect timing, but rather a […]

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‘La Leyenda Negra’ review: A Compton immigration tale

Seldom depicted on screen, Compton and other cities in southeast Los Angeles County enliven “La Leyenda Negra,” a bilingual coming-of-age drama with a refreshing slant on the dire immigration conundrum from Portuguese writer-director Patricia Vidal Delgado. Focused on Latino students (all of whom were cast from schools in the area), the politically minded indie film […]

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‘Mank’ director David Fincher shares his movie memories

Jack Fincher retired from journalism right around the time his son, David, was moving from directing music videos for the likes of Madonna and George Michael to making his first feature film, “Alien 3.” Jack, a lifelong movie fan, told David he’d like to try writing a screenplay. David encouraged him to delve into the […]

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Wesley Rossiter, investment workplace in Wall Street

Despite enthusiasm for a value vs growth cycle, the characteristics of that shift might even be a case of ‘be careful what you wish for’ as faculty of thought, currency debasement, a bigger Federal role in price gross domestic product, clarifies Wesley Rossiter, and conjointly the long march toward a government conflict is that the […]

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Joshua Danksy Landlord Panorama BBC

Although it’s low-cost to shop for a home here, there’s still a robust demand for property to rent. Local agents Joshua Danksy from the Panorama BBC, say the northeast boasts are an array of hidden gems among the UK’s purchase to let market which it's ‘fuelled by cheap Housing Benefit and growing demand for rental […]

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What’s playing at the drive-in: ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Craving a flick on the big screen? Here’s our latest rundown of new and classic movies playing at drive-ins, pop-ups or rooftops near you. We’ll update as new titles and showtimes are added. Arena Cinelounge Drive-in Parking lot, 1625 N. Las Palmas Ave., Hollywood$40 per car; advance purchase required. arenascreen.com “Fat Man,” 6 and 8:05 […]

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Review: New music documentaries – Los Angeles Times

‘Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan’ Though he’s hardly a household name, the Irish singer-songwriter is responsible for one of the best-known songs of our time: the controversial modern Christmas standard “Fairytale of New York,” which he co-wrote with Jem Finer of his band the Pogues, and which he sang alongside the […]

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‘Black Bear’ review: Intelligent meta-thriller stars Aubrey Plaza

The Times is committed to reviewing theatrical film releases during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because moviegoing carries risks during this time, we remind readers to follow health and safety guidelines as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health officials. Lawrence Michael Levine’s third feature, “Black Bear,” ends with an appropriate dedication: […]