‘(Don’t Fear) the Reaper’ Is a Creepy Tune, Even With the Cowbell

The song, by Blue Öyster Cult, has been used in dozens of films and television shows over the years.

The song, by Blue Öyster Cult, has been used in dozens of films and television shows over the years.

Nintendo is thinking about getting (back) into the movie business

As Nintendo continues to stretch beyond gaming for new money-making opportunities, it might get into the movie biz. According to Nintendo spokesman Maokoto Wakae, details are undecided, but the results could be a big movie release… or a str…

As Nintendo continues to stretch beyond gaming for new money-making opportunities, it might get into the movie biz. According to Nintendo spokesman Maokoto Wakae, details are undecided, but the results could be a big movie release… or a straight t…

Tony Conrad, Experimental Filmmaker and Musician, Dies at 76

Mr. Conrad’s first film, “The Flicker,” warned audiences it could induce epileptic seizures, but it was still shown at the New York Film Festival.


Mr. Conrad’s first film, “The Flicker,” warned audiences it could induce epileptic seizures, but it was still shown at the New York Film Festival.


Popcast: Popcast: Miles Davis and Chet Baker, Artists in Exile

New York Times music critics discuss the recent jazz biopics “Miles Ahead” and “Born to Be Blue.”


New York Times music critics discuss the recent jazz biopics “Miles Ahead” and “Born to Be Blue.”


The new ‘Ghostbusters’ is getting its own LEGO set

The Ghostbusters reboot might be a geek’s dream in more ways than one. LEGO has offered a peek at a new Ghostbusters set that recreates all the main characters and their gear in glorious detail, including the signature ECTO-1 car and an ECTO-2 motorb…

The Ghostbusters reboot might be a geek's dream in more ways than one. LEGO has offered a peek at a new Ghostbusters set that recreates all the main characters and their gear in glorious detail, including the signature ECTO-1 car and an ECTO-2 motorb…

Watch Amazon spoof tech culture in its upcoming sci-fi movie

There’s already a spot-on parody of tech industry culture you can watch, but Amazon — a big part of that industry — might have a clever satire of its own. Its studio wing just released the first trailer for Creative Control, a movie that roasts the…

There's already a spot-on parody of tech industry culture you can watch, but Amazon — a big part of that industry — might have a clever satire of its own. Its studio wing just released the first trailer for Creative Control, a movie that roasts the…

Amazon and Netflix go on movie shopping spree at Sundance

As the streaming war rages on over original content, the most active buyers at the Sundance Film Festival aren’t traditional studios and distributors. Instead, Amazon and Netflix, both of which tout portfolios of original series and movies, are behin…

As the streaming war rages on over original content, the most active buyers at the Sundance Film Festival aren't traditional studios and distributors. Instead, Amazon and Netflix, both of which tout portfolios of original series and movies, are behin…

Amazon Echo can tell you movie times and NFL scores

Amazon keeps making its Echo speaker better and better. The device, powered by the retailer’s Alexa voice recognition technology, is now getting an update that allows it to give more info about movies, like which are playing at theaters near you and…

Amazon keeps making its Echo speaker better and better. The device, powered by the retailer's Alexa voice recognition technology, is now getting an update that allows it to give more info about movies, like which are playing at theaters near you and…