Mark Wahlberg, Justin Timberlake among Legends of Golf attendees

Wahlberg, JT, and Kid Rock will join some golfing greats in Missouri celebrity tourney.

FILE - This March 18, 2014 file photo shows actress Amy Poehler at Paleyfest 2014 -


The trailer for Amy Poehler’s ‘Wine Country’ is finally here

The film follows a group of women who gather for a weekend to celebrate the 50th birthday of one of their longtime friends, Rebecca (played by Rachel Dratch).

Daisy Ridley as Rey in “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.”

Leia, Lando, and a spectacular Rey: Watch the trailer for ‘Star Wars’ final chapter

Episode nine will be subtitled “The Rise of Skywalker,” director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy announced.

Fred Astaire and Jane Powell in 1951’s “Royal Wedding”; Frances McDormand (top) in the Coen brothers’ film debut, 1984’s “Blood Simple,” available on the Criterion Channel.

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A cause to celebrate: the Criterion Channel debuts

A new online source offers some of the top titles from film history.

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Got ‘Spirit’? Let’s hear it.

Elle Fanning stars as a TV singing contestant in Max Minghella’s writing-directing debut.

This Boston University student’s artwork inspired a Zach Braff short film

Sam West, a BU senior, won Adobe’s #MoviePosterMovie contest.

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Looking back at the Bauhaus: objects of their affection

“Arresting Fragments: Object Photographs at the Bauhaus” is at the MIT Museum.

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‘Wild Nights With Emily’ offers an unusual view of the Belle of Amherst

“SNL” alum Molly Shannon stars as the poet Emily Dickinson.

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‘Little Woods’ is a gritty and moving debut about everyday-grind America

Tessa Thompson and Lily James star as up-against-it adoptive sisters in North Dakota.

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// Launch of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ takes the faithful full circle

The new “Star Wars” is great fun, if not a great film. It consciously embraces the funky, handmade garage aesthetic of the 1977 original.

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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2016 file photo, actor Ryan Reynolds poses at a ceremony honoring him with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Reynolds has been named Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding student theatrical group. The actor who played the title role in 2016’s “Deadpool” will be roasted by the student group before being getting his pudding pot on Feb. 3. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Ryan Reynolds will film a movie in the Boston area this spring

Massachusetts residents will soon have another superhero actor in their midst.

Mindy Kaling of 'Late Night' attends The IMDb Studio at Acura Festival Village on location at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.


Mindy Kaling teams up with Priyanka Chopra for new comedy

Deadline reported that the movie will be a wedding comedy set in America and India — “Crazy Rich Asians’ meets ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding,’” the trade publication wrote.

David Harbour plays the title role on “Hellboy.”

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Hellboy, sawed-off demon horns and all, is back

David Harbour plays the comic-book hero in a series reboot that’s more hell than boy.

A scene from Disneynature’s documentary “Penguins.”

‘Penguins’ is a long way from ‘Happy Feet’

An interview with Jeff Wilson, co-director of the Disneynature documentary.

Laurence Lesser and Gregor Piatigorsky in “The Cellist.”

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Before there was ‘Hamilton,’ there was ‘1776’

It screens on April 15, Patriots’ Day, at the Regent Theatre, in Arlington.

A scene from “Beaches of Agnés,” a movie by the late filmmaker Agnés Varda that is available on the movie site MUBI.

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Au revoir Agnés Varda, confronting ISIS and ICE

Highlighting the late director’s films available on line and documentaries about surviving ISIS and ICE.

Aretha Franklin recording gospel album Amazing Grace in 1972, as seen in documentary film

The Weekender: The Queen of Soul, the Mother of Dragons, the Moor of Venice, and a ‘Giant Peach’

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

From left: Sir Lionel Frost voiced by Hugh Jackman, Mr. Link voiced by Zach Galifianakis and Adelina Fortnight voiced by Zoe Saldana in ”Missing Link.”

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A 19th-century, evolutionary version of LinkedIn? Of sorts

The voices of Hugh Jackman and Zach Galifianakis star in “Missing Link.”

Murat Cemcir (right) stars as the protagonist’s father in “The Wild Pear Tree.”

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Where Troy and Gallipoli and growing up meet

“The Wild Pear Tree” is the masterful Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest.

Issa Rae (left) and Marsai Martin star in the body-switch comedy “Little.”

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‘Little’ takes a ‘Big’ idea and runs with it

Issa Rae steals the show in this unoriginal but entertaining body-switch comedy.

Robert Pattinson in a scene from “High Life.”

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Claire Denis directs Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche in sci-fi ‘High Life’

A spaceship full of death row inmates heads to a black hole to save Earth.

The Manchester and Salford Yeomanry converge on protesters for British electoral reform in “Peterloo.”

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200 years later, ‘Peterloo’ revisits a terrible event

Writer-director Mike Leigh’s latest is a subversive epic.

Aretha Franklin recording gospel album “Amazing Grace” in 1972, as seen in documentary film

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‘Amazing Grace’ captures Aretha Franklin’s greatness in concert

The documentary of her legendary 1972 gospel performances in Los Angeles is a mighty historical document, a balm to the soul, and proof of genius.

This 1953 Boston police booking photo shows James


Casey Sherman, Dave Wedge to write new Whitey Bulger book, ‘Misery Mountain’

The book will chronicle the Bulger investigation, his eventual capture, and details from Bulger’s final hours.

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 07: Chris Evans speaks onstage during Marvel Studios'


Here’s why Chris Evans was meeting with members of Congress on Capitol Hill

“Guess the cat’s outta the bag,” Evans tweeted Saturday morning.

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2017 file photo, actor Channing Tatum arrives at the premiere of


Channing Tatum gets briefed on ‘Magic Mike’ musical: It opens in Boston

In a new video of rehearsals for the “Magic Mike” musical, Channing Tatum seems to do a double take when he hears the show is opening in Boston, not New York.

Adam Sandler in 2014.


Adam Sandler to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ for the first time

The New Hampshire native and former cast member will make his hosting debut May 4.

Steve Bannon in “The Brink.”

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A new documentary shows both the charisma and odiousness of Steve Bannon

The former senior Trump adviser is a man on a mission.

Joe Barbara (Sonny) and Frankie Leoni (Young C) and Company of A BRONX TALE. Photo: Joan Marcus

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The Weekender: Charming mobsters, stupid selfies, and ‘Dragon’ ladies

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

Actors, from left to right, Diana Lin, writer/director Lulu Wang, Awkwafina, and Tzi Ma pose at the premiere of

Independent Film Festival Boston unveils a packed lineup

Two buzzy Sundance hits — “Luce” and “The Farewell” — will bookend this year’s festival, which runs April 24-May 1.

Glenda Jackson in 2017.

Glenda Jackson, the lion(ess) in winter

The Oscar-winning actress stars as King Lear in New York.

In ‘High Life,’ director Claire Denis sends Robert Pattinson into outer space

It’s the acclaimed French filmmaker’s first foray into science fiction.

Steve Bannon in “The Brink.”

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Steve Bannon’s brand of brinksmanship

An interview with Alison Klayman, director of “The Brink,” a documentary about Steve Bannon

Nurse practitioner Chris Ruge examines a patient in “The Providers.”

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Bright Lights, northern New Mexico, freed from Freon

Previews of documentary screenings and events.

Mary Kay Place stars as the title character in the Western Massaschusetts-set “Diane.”

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‘Diane’ is a quiet tour de force of a drama

Mary Kay Place stars as a woman in Western Massachusetts confronting her demons.

“Sunset” stars Juli Jakab as Irisz Leiter, who returns to her home city of Budapest in 1913, a year before the outbreak of World War I.

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In ‘Sunset,’ a world waltzes on the edge of an abyss

László Nemes’s first film after the Oscar-winning “Son of Saul” is set in 1913 Budapest.

Zachary Levi (left) and Jack Dylan Grazer in “Shazam!”

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With ‘Shazam!,’ DC lightens up a little

The movies have a new superhero, and he wears a lightning bolt on his chest.

Black Panther/T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) in the 2018 film


A local theater will let you watch all 22 Marvel movies in a row, including ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Is getting to see the newest Marvel movie early worth spending 57 consecutive hours in a theater?

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 10: Cillian Murphy attends the UK Premiere of


Cillian Murphy reportedly in talks for ‘A Quiet Place’ sequel

The Hollywood Reporter was first to report that Cillian Murphy is in talks to join the sequel John Krasinski’s hit horror flick, “A Quiet Place.”

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Mark Wahlberg attends Steven Tyler’s Second Annual GRAMMY Awards Viewing Party to benefit Janie’s Fund presented by Live Nation at Raleigh Studios on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. at Raleigh Studios on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Janie's Fund)


Conor McGregor tries to pick a Twitter fight with Mark Wahlberg

Why McGregor chose to challenge the actor-producer is unclear.

A collection of Harry Potter books. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Sarah L. Voisin

‘Harry Potter’ books burned at Catholic parish in Poland

Priests at a Catholic parish in northern Poland have burned books, including the “Harry Potter” series, and other items that their owners said had evil forces.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 27: Actress Yara Shahidi arrives at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 27, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)


Actress and Harvard student Yara Shahidi talks activism, politics in Porter magazine summer issue

Shahidi shares the personal relevance of her upcoming movie, “The Sun Is Also a Star,” which is about a teen named Natasha who falls in love with a boy the same day she is being deported. 

“Moulin Rouge: La Goulue,” Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1891

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She’s drawn to the book less taken

Ytasha Womack is the author of “Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi & Fantasy Culture.”

Rita Moreno.


Peabody Awards to honor Rita Moreno for career achievement

The actress, singer, and dancer’s alphabet of awards is gaining another letter.

Left to right: Amy Seimetz as Rachel, Hugo Lavoie as Gage, Jason Clarke as Louis and Jeté Laurence as Ellie in PET SEMATARY, from Paramount Pictures.

Stephen King stories so nice (well, maybe not ‘nice’) they’ve come to the screen twice

It’s one thing for a King work to be adapted. What may be even more impressive is that there have been several remakes of King adaptations. The latest example, “Pet Sematary,” opens April 5.

A still image from Stuart Harmon’s “The Money Stone.”

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Inmates, addicts, and fortune hunters

Previews of three new documentary features.

A scene from the documentary film “Dykes, Cameras, Action!”

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The nonfiction side of this year’s Wicked Queer film festival

A preview of four documentaries screening this year.

Seth Meyers performs at the Wilbur Theatre Saturday and Sunday.

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The Weekender: Seth Meyers, sublime Monets, and savage ‘Veep’

The Globe’s guide to the best things to do this weekend.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 24: Ben Affleck is seen on January 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG004/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

Ben Affleck: ‘I have Dunkin’ Donuts every day’

“It’s very weird, I have it every day and people are always like, ‘Where is that? Is that near here?’”

Steve Coogan and Paul Rudd in “Ideal Home.”

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Scene Here: 35 years celebrated, Afghan justice, Claire Denis in person

A look at local film events.