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…

In 2015 Obituaries, a Portrait of Eras Grim and Innocent

Some of the people whose lives were chronicled in The Times this year sought fame. Others were surprised by it. But all left a lasting impact.

Some of the people whose lives were chronicled in The Times this year sought fame. Others were surprised by it. But all left a lasting impact.


Disney’s FaceDirector changes facial expressions in movies

The new tool out of Disney Research’s labs could turn an ingénue’s semi-decent attempt into a finely nuanced performance. This software called FaceDirector has the capability to merge together separate frames from different takes to create the…

The new tool out of Disney Research's labs could turn an ingénue's semi-decent attempt into a finely nuanced performance. This software called FaceDirector has the capability to merge together separate frames from different takes to create the…