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Documentary Filmmaker Lauren Greenfield Shares the Books and Movies You Should Read and Watch Alongside Her Work [Interview]

Lauren Greenfield has been a professional photographer since the Reagan era, documenting the American Dream’s devolution into insatiable avarice and a form of capitalism increasingly based on cruelty through a singular lens. She’s also an acclaimed documentarian of the 21st century whose latest film, The Kingmaker, about former First Lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos, […]

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‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ takes UK box office crown from ‘Frozen II’ with £5.2m debut

Other new openers included horror remake ’Black Christmas’ and Imelda Marcos documentary ’The Kingmaker’.RankFilm (Distributor)Three-day gross (Dec 13-Dec 15)Total gross to date Week 1 Jumanji: The Next Level (Sony) £5.2m £9.4m 1 2 Frozen II (Disney) £3.17m £38.27m 4 3 Last Christmas (Universal) £1.28m £14.9m 5 4 Knives Out (Lionsgate) £1.25m £8.4m 3 5 Blue […]

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UK box office preview: ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ aims to thaw ‘Frozen II’

Other titles set for release include ‘Black Christmas’, ‘The Kingmaker’ and ‘Pink Wall’.Action sequel Jumanji: The Next Level and Blumhouse horror Black Christmas lead this weekend’s releases at the UK box office, which may see Frozen II fall from the top slot.Released through Sony, Jumanji: The Next Level reunites stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen […]

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‘The Kingmaker’ Reveals Imelda Marcos’ Insidiously Stubborn Legacy Of Corruption [Review]

It is possible, after watching Lauren Greenfield’s fascinating, necessary documentary “The Kingmaker” to believe that Imelda Marcos has so little self-awareness she does not have any idea of the extent of her absurdity. In the opening scenes, we see the onetime Evita Peron of the Philippines riding through Manila in a small bus, bouffant hairdo […]

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‘Ford v Ferrari,’ ‘Uncut Gems,’ ‘Judy’ Headed to Telluride Film Festival

The world premieres of James Mangold’s “Ford v Ferrari,” the Safdie brothers’ “Uncut Gems,” Edward Norton’s “Motherless Brooklyn,” Tom Harper’s “The Aeronauts,” Kelly Reichardt’s “First Cow” and Rupert Goold’s “Judy” will highlight the lineup of the 2019 Telluride Film Festival. The festival announced its slate of films on Thursday, one day before the three-day event […]

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