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Remembering Tony Award-Winning Character Actor Brian Dennehy

The burly actor, who died April 15, played the leading role in Death of a Salesman, in both the Broadway production as well as the 2000 TV movie. Dennehy spoke to David Bianculli in 1999.

The Mom-And-Pop Bookstore That Sold Gay Porn: ‘Circus Of Books’

Rachel Mason and her siblings grew up unaware that their parents ran a gay bookstore. Her “affectionate but thinly realized” documentary skims the surface of stories that deserve deeper dives.

Portrait Of The Outlaw As A Young Man: ‘True History Of The Kelly Gang’

This slyly subversive revisionist take on an infamous Australian outlaw presents the burnished popular myth and a darker, brutal and tragicomic take alongside one another.

‘Deerskin’ Is Buckwild

A man (Jean Dujardin) becomes obsessed with a deerskin jacket — and pretending to be a film director — in a dark comedy that is “both outlandish and slight.”

Netflix’s ‘Sergio’ Chronicles Life Of U.N. Diplomat Killed In 2003

NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with director Greg Barker about the new Netflix movie “Sergio.” The charismatic United Nations diplomat Sergio Viera de Mello was killed in Iraq in 2003.

In New Film About Gospel Pioneers The Clark Sisters, The Music Comes First

Director Christine Swanson’s new film is about the celebrated Detroit gospel group, The Clark Sisters. She talks to host Rachel Martin about being adamant about casting women who could actually sing.

‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial’ Cinematographer And Spielberg Collaborator Dies

Five-time Oscar nominee, cinematographer Allen Daviau, 77, dies of COVID-19.

Documentary ‘Beyond The Visible: Hilma Af Klint’ Makes Solid Case For Abstract Artist

This documentary about an under-recognized abstract painter presents “an extensive case for Klint as a major artist while casting a jaundiced eye on how art history gets written.”

Assured Debut ‘Selah And The Spades’ Explores The Thin Line Between Clique And Cult

Set at an elite, ethnically diverse boarding school, Tayarisha Poe’s first feature is “a YA gangster movie that doubles as a soulful meditation on the beauty and danger of power.”

Writer-Director Alan Yang On ‘Tigertail,’ A Movie Different From His TV Comedies

NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with writer and director Alan Yang about his new film Tigertail — a movie about immigration, family and lost love.

3 Movies That Strike A Balance Between Escapism And Anxiety

What to watch next while sheltering in place? Critic Justin Chang recommends Sorry We Missed You, Green for Danger and My Neighbor Totoro.

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