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To see a problem addressed, fixed, and made inspiring, however, there’s “Period. End of Sentence,” Rayka Zehtabchi’s feminine-hygiene-as-feminist-empowerment chronicle of how women in a village outside Delhi transform their lives and others’ by making and selling sanitary pads, destigmatizing a cultural taboo surrounding menstruation that’s routinely held Indian women back from economic and educational opportunities. Part of a project initiated by students at L.A.’s own Oakwood school, it’s eye-opening, gently funny, and jazzily edited, an exhilarating argument for anyone still blinkered enough to doubt how women can change an often seemingly broken world.

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Review: ‘The Changeover’ brings YA fantasy magically to 2019-02-21 19:15:00It’s taken a while for Margaret Mahy’s beloved, award-winning 1984 young-adult novel “The Changeover” to make it to the big sc

Why the Spirit Awards feel even more essential 2019-02-21 18:30:00The Spirit Awards are known for their casual, irreverent attitude — they take place in an oversize tent on a beach in Santa Monica — and o

Review: Low-budget ‘My Stretch of Texas Ground’ takes 2019-02-21 17:10:00Given that some outrage-stirring politicians have begun recounting details from action movies like “Sicario” as though they were hard fact

Inclusion, not President Trump's hair, is the theme 2019-02-21 17:05:00It’s Wednesday in the heart of Hollywood and staging crews are rolling out the red carpet with just four days to go until the 91st Academy Award

Review: Stylish Taiwanese neo-noir ‘Who Killed Cock Robin?’ 2019-02-21 16:40:00Like a thoughtful fusion of Brian De Palma and Asian filmmakers Johnnie To and Lee Chang-dong, the arty Taiwanese suspense picture “Who Killed C

Review: ‘1st Summoning’ merely a ‘Blair Witch’ redud 2019-02-21 16:30:00The found-footage horror picture “1st Summoning” doesn’t just pay homage to the genre’s most influential movie, “The Bla

Review: Mark Duplass and Ray Romano star in 2019-02-21 16:05:00Friendship is often funny. Mortality can be. Cancer typically isn’t. What about a goofy friendship with terminal cancer? That’s a big subj

Review: Documentary asks ‘What Is Democracy?’ 2019-02-21 15:35:00“What is Democracy?” is not only the title of the thought-provoking documentary from writer-director Astra Taylor, but the big question po

Milorad Krstić’s ‘Ruben Brandt, Collector’ is fueled by 2019-02-21 15:25:00Intense artist Milorad Krstić is making his feature film debut only now, at age 66, with the delightfully surreal animated thriller “Ruben

Critic’s Choice: ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ is 2019-02-21 14:45:00The wonderfully sardonic title of “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” comes from a phony letter concocted by New York literary forger Lee Israel, w

Review: ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden 2019-02-21 14:25:00There are moments in the “How to Train Your Dragon” series so beautifully realized, so attuned to the joys of flight and to nuances of lig

Film preservationist Kevin Brownlow to receive Robert Osborne 2019-02-21 13:00:00Kevin Brownlow, the noted British film historian and preservationist, will receive the Robert Osborne Award at this year’s TCM Classic Film Fest

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Want to Attend the Avengers: Endgame Premiere with 2019-02-21 17:21:32Omaze has partnered with Benedict Cumberbatch to raise money for Geanco's mission to change lives in Africa.

Hagrid's Magical Motorbike Ride Is Coming to the 2019-02-21 16:43:25Universal Orlando is opening Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure this summer.

Iron Sheik Threatens to Suplex Chris Hemsworth Over 2019-02-21 16:25:28Former professional wrestler The Iron Sheik is not very happy that Chris Hemsworth is playing Hulk Hogan.

Early I Am Legend Makeup Tests Reveal Ridley 2019-02-21 15:27:13Legendary makeup artist Alec Gillis has shared the makeup tests for Ridley Scott's version of I Am Legend.

Dragged Across Concrete Trailer Gets Brutal with Mel 2019-02-21 14:41:08Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn team up in Dragged Across Concrete, the latest from director S. Craig Zahler.

Odin Movie Will Ask What If the Dog 2019-02-21 13:57:24Screenwriter Scott Lobdell has written a graphic novel and feature script titled ODIN, which features a dog avenging his murdered owner.

Angry Birds 2 Trailer Arrives, Putting the Birds 2019-02-21 13:26:06Sony has released the first trailer for their upcoming Angry Bird Movie 2 and the gang is all back together with a new villain.

Ghostbuster 3 Director Clarifies Controversial Comments, Praises 2016 2019-02-21 12:00:02Director Jason Reitman has responded following backlash he faced over recent comments he made about Ghostbusters 3.

New Rocketman Trailer Transforms Taron Egerton Into Pop 2019-02-21 11:45:09Taron Egerton may be able to give Rami Malek a run for his money in the music biopic based on Elton John's life and career Rocketman.

Kevin Costner & Diane Lane Reunite for Thriller 2019-02-21 11:05:07Thomas Bezucha writes and directs an adaptation of the Larry Watson novel Let Him Go, heading into production soon.

Her Smell Trailer Brings Elisabeth Moss Out of 2019-02-21 10:50:06Beck Something relives her grunge years in the torching drama Her Smell starring Elisabeth Moss and directed by Alex Ross Perry.

Poms Trailer: Diane Keaton Rallies a Retirement Home 2019-02-21 10:35:19 Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, Pam Grier, Rhea Perlman realize it's never to late to chase a dream in Zara Hayes comedy Poms.

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Avec Capharnaüm, Nadine Labaki veut secouer le Liban 2019-02-18 13:48:00Son film Capharnaüm est en lice pour un Oscar, mais pour la réalisatrice libanaise Nadine Labaki, le plus dur reste à faire: utilis

Grâce à Dieu de François Ozon autorisé à 2019-02-18 11:15:00Grâce à Dieu, le film de François Ozon sur la pédophilie dans l'Église française, retracé du point de

Alita: Battle Angel en tête du box-office 2019-02-18 09:40:00Le film de science-fiction Alita: Battle Angel a pris la tête du box-office nord-américain dès sa sortie, selon les chiffres provi

Isn't It Romantic: le deuxième mariage de Priyanka 2019-02-17 08:00:00Au cours des derniers mois, la comédienne d'origine indienne Priyanka Chopra s'est mariée deux fois! D'abord, dans la vraie vie. C'&

Synonymes remporte l'Ours d'or à la Berlinale 2019-02-16 15:49:00Le festival du film de Berlin, l'un des plus importants en Europe avec Cannes et Venise, a couronné samedi soir Synonymes de l'Israéli

69e Berlinale: les jeunes consacrent deux films québécois 2019-02-16 11:33:00Un jury formé de 11 jeunes a attribué l'Ours de cristal du meilleur film de Génération Kplus, une section destin&eac

Tous les Oscars seront remis en ondes 2019-02-16 09:31:00Revirement de situation à Hollywood : tous les prix seront finalement remis en ondes durant la soirée des Oscars, le 24 f&eacu

L'acteur Bruno Ganz s'éteint à 77 ans 2019-02-16 07:26:00L'acteur suisse Bruno Ganz, mort samedi à 77 ans, restera dans l'histoire du cinéma mondial comme l'acteur magistral du rô

Les organisateurs des Oscars tentent de sauver la 2019-02-15 13:32:00Cérémonie sans animateur, idée - vite abandonnée - de créer un prix du «film populaire» et maintenant r

Grâce à Dieu de François Ozon sortira-t-il en 2019-02-15 13:27:00Le réalisateur français François Ozon saura lundi si Grâce à Dieu, son film inspiré de faits réels dan

Un film aux accents anti-Bolsonaro à la Berlinale 2019-02-15 13:20:00Le festival du film de Berlin a présenté vendredi en avant-première mondiale un long métrage brésilien, Marighella,

Répertoire des villes disparues: une part de ce 2019-02-15 11:40:00L'histoire: D'étranges phénomènes se produisent dans le petit village de Irénée-les-Neiges, après qu'un j

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Le cinéma en régions: on tourne à Thetford 2019-02-19 01:00:00À la recherche de paysages évoquant le Midwest américain et d’une falaise pour son prochain long métrage, le r&eacut

Opération séduction dans les Laurentides 2019-02-19 01:00:00Des producteurs, scénaristes et réalisateurs étrangers ont passé quelques jours dans la région au cours des derni&e

Une distribution de haut calibre 2019-02-18 20:43:16Alors que le début du tournage de Dune approche à grands pas, la liste des vedettes qui joueront dans le prochain film de science-fictio

Magalie Lépine-Blondeau et Julie Perreault seront sœurs dans 2019-02-18 17:23:03Magalie Lépine-Blondeau et Julie Perreault incarneront des sœurs dans Merci pour tout, le premier long métrage scénaris&eac

[VIDÉO] Des images de «Mafia Inc.» réalisé par 2019-02-18 13:23:11Podz ouvre les portes de son nouvel univers cinématographique avec la sortie d’une courte bande-annonce de «Mafia Inc.», son

Si les films sont bons, les gens iront 2019-02-17 13:02:40«Ç’a toujours été ça. Le cinéma a des hauts et des bas», a réagi Vincent Guzzo, dimanche,

Berlinale : l’Ours d’or à «Synonymes» de l’Israélien 2019-02-16 14:58:19L’Ours d’or du Festival du film de Berlin a été décerné samedi soir au film Synonymes de l’Israél

Un déjà-vu jubilatoire 2019-02-16 01:00:00C’est officiel : Bonne fête encore ! rejoint aujourd’hui Halloween, Evil Dead et Frissons dans le club très sélect des

Une proposition déroutante 2019-02-16 01:00:00Avec son nouveau film, Répertoire des villes disparues, le cinéaste Denis Côté explore le cinéma de genre pour signe

Brad Pitt à la production d’un documentaire sur 2019-02-15 14:49:39Un documentaire sur la vie du regretté leader de Soundgarden et Audioslave serait en cours de réalisation, rapporte Variety.

Dune, de Denis Villeneuve: Jason Momoa s'ajoute à 2019-02-15 11:24:19La distribution du film Dune de Denis Villeneuve n'en finit plus de s'étoffer.

France: décision judiciaire lundi sur la sortie d’un 2019-02-15 11:14:31François Ozon saura si son film inspiré de faits réels dans lequel un prêtre est mis en cause pour des actes de pédo

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EDITORIAL: Ford right to rein in SIU 2019-02-21 18:43:46We agree with Premier Doug Ford’s planned legislation to limit the mandate of Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit when it comes to

CFL doubles up, awarding 2020, ’21 Grey Cups 2019-02-21 18:40:03The Canadian Football League went for two on Thursday — awarding the 2020 Grey Cup to Regina and the 2021 game to Hamilton — and in so doi

LILLEY: Civil servant insists pressure on Jody Wilson-Raybould 2019-02-21 18:35:17Canada’s top public servant admitted on Thursday that he met with the former attorney general and spoke to her about the jobs that would be lost

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 22 2019-02-21 18:31:27AMBER ALERT Re: “Disappointing and upsetting” (Editorial, Feb 15): I remember reacting very badly to the Amber Alert in May 2018 blasting

Senior citizen charged with stunt driving 2019-02-21 18:09:16A senior citizen has been charged with stunt driving and speeding after he was allegedly caught travelling more than twice the posted speed limit in S

Montoyo ponders Guerrero’s spot in Blue Jays batting 2019-02-21 18:01:03DUNEDIN — Charlie Montoyo has been so busy with the logistics of training camp that he has had little opportunity to watch baseball’s undi

McArthur arrested, released without charges for 2016 assault: 2019-02-21 17:44:19Serial killer Bruce McArthur convinced police in 2016 that a casual sex partner he’d strangled simply wanted “rough sex,” newly-unse

Brampton man charged with child luring on Valentine’s 2019-02-21 17:36:04A 39-year-old Brampton man allegedly looking for teenage love online was charged with child luring on Valentine’s Day. Peel Regional Police say

Toronto police arrest man in two separate homicides 2019-02-21 17:27:38City cops have a suspect in custody in connection with two separate Toronto homicides. Ibrahim Khiar, 33, was arrested Wednesday — charged with

Driver of stolen pickup sought after ramming police 2019-02-21 17:23:32Investigators need help identifying a man who rammed a stolen vehicle into a police cruiser in Newmarket on Tuesday. York Regional Police say the driv

Surf-and-turf inmate a gang leader and gun trafficker 2019-02-20 20:08:01Infamous surf-and-turf  jailhouse diner Jahmal Richardson admitted Wednesday he was a gang leader and pimp involved in human and firearm traffick

MANDEL: Son of murdered mom is silenced 2019-02-20 20:05:05Jeremy Mead’s words of outrage and heartbreak won’t be heard when his mother’s killer comes back up for parole at his cushy Native h

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Regina King enjoying her ‘extra special’ Oscar nomination 2019-02-19 00:00:00The versatile actress is nominated for her supporting role in If Beale Street Could Talk.

Creator of Oscar-nominated animation short born and bred 2019-02-18 10:00:00David Fine and artistic partner and spouse, Alison Snowden, have garnered four nominations and one win at the Academy Awards. Can win No. 2 be in the

Oscar Odds: Why Bohemian Rhapsody could win Best 2019-02-18 06:00:00Star movie critic Peter Howell handicaps the odds on the eight Best Picture contenders for the Feb. 24 Academy Awards. Today: Bohemian Rhapsody.

Oscar Odds: Why A Star Is Born could 2019-02-18 06:00:00Oscar Odds: Star movie critic Peter Howell handicaps the odds on the eight Best Picture contenders for the Feb. 24 Academy Awards. Today: A Star Is Bo

Q&A: Why Joe Berlinger doubled down on Ted 2019-02-18 00:00:00It was nearly two years ago that Berlinger was contacted by author Stephen Michaud with a tantalizing offer to dive into hours and hours of taped conv

Oscar Odds: Why Vice could win Best Picture 2019-02-17 07:00:00This week, Star movie critic Peter Howell begins handicapping the odds on the eight Best Picture contenders for the Feb. 24 Academy Awards. Today: Vic

How Alita paves the way for Avatar sequels 2019-02-16 14:00:00James Cameron’s company has three movies’ ‘principal capture’ in the can now that the technology has improved.

Oscars backtrack, restoring four dropped categories to live 2019-02-15 20:07:33Big names from Scorsese, to Emma Stone signed an open letter calling the plan “nothing less than an insult to those of us who have devoted our l

How a ‘dirty movie’ changed Hollywood and the 2019-02-14 15:14:13Half a century ago, a movie came out whose popularity and relevance to young audiences forced Hollywood to change and opened the door for some of the

Ryan Reynolds fell hard for Mox the bear 2019-02-14 14:09:02IMAX documentary filmed in B.C. rainforest comes to Ontario Science Centre.

Alita: Battle Angel’s cyborg story does not compute 2019-02-14 13:07:08Producer James Cameron and director Robert Rodriguez have grabbed discarded pieces of old sci-fi movies and built a pretty disappointment.

Asghar Farhadi’s Everybody Knows has Penelope Cruz, Javier 2019-02-14 12:25:00Iranian auteur and Oscar winner lowers his sights with a twisty potboiler that’s still better than many others’ best.

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Un Basquiat dégradé sur un yacht à coups 2019-02-20 11:35:45Chez les milliardaires, la mode est à l'exposition de tableaux à bord de leurs luxueux bateaux, ce qui n'est pas sans risque.

Edouard Louis, l'écrivain qui ne voulait pas de 2019-02-20 11:00:00Edouard Louis avait déposé une plainte pour viol. Mais depuis que l'accusé a été arrêté, l'enqu&ecir

"Les Italiens voient d'un bon oeil l'initiative du 2019-02-20 10:29:55Dès demain va se tenir un sommet spécial du Vatican sur les scandales sexuels. Commentaires d'un éditorialiste italien.

Doggerland : un roman coeur de granit 2019-02-20 06:25:07Premier ouvrage de notre sélection à être chroniqué par nos dix jurés, le livre d'Elisabeth Filhol ne laisse person

Petite guéguerre entre amis 2019-02-20 05:33:02Jamais Le Grand Concours des animateurs, sur TF1, n'a accueilli un poulain de M6, qui préfère garder ses présentateurs pour elle

DC Comics renonce à une BD sur Jésus 2019-02-20 04:09:31La pétition lancée aux États-Unis, qui accuse la BD d'être "blasphématoire", a recueilli plus de 234 000 signatur

"Grâce à Dieu": le film sortira bien ce 2019-02-19 12:22:00En deux jours, la justice a débouté deux personnes qui demandaient l'interdiction du long-métrage de François Ozon.

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Marc-Antoine Le Bret, Julie Deliquet, Sami Frey... 2019-02-19 10:00:00Un one-man-show drôlissime, des films de Bergman et de Rouffio adaptés, un Beckett... Les recommandations scènes de L'Express.

Cinéma: avec "Grâce à Dieu", oser Ozon 2019-02-19 10:00:00Grâce à Dieu plonge dans les entrailles de l'Eglise, accusée de couvrir les agissements des prêtres pédophiles. Un g

Bataille judiciaire autour du film "Une intime conviction" 2019-02-19 08:54:00L'un des protagonistes de l'affaire Viguier souhaite interdire le film adapté de l'énigme criminelle. Récit d'audience.

"On raille le sionisme pour diffamer les juifs" 2019-02-19 08:06:00L'historienne Annette Wieviorka analyse les injures antisémites proférées, samedi, contre le philosophe Alain Finkielkraut.


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