The pay gap between Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams is shocking — and business as usual

Coming after the #TimesUp campaign at the Golden Globes, the “All the Money in the World” pay gap is a shocking reminder that Hollywood has a long way to go to achieve gender parity.

Vicky Krieps and Daniel Day-Lewis in Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Phantom Thread.”

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Dark designs in superb ‘Phantom Thread’

Paul Thomas Anderson and Daniel Day-Lewis, collaborating for what might be the last time, deliver a four-star drama.

George Li carved a Darth Vader snowman for his son, Tanner, on a sidewalk in the Leather District. On Wednesday morning, Tanner confronted the icy villain.

‘Luke, I am your snowman’

George Li built a snowy Darth Vader for his son, Tanner, in the Leather District.

Sebastian Stan (second from left) plays Jeff Gillooly flanked by Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding in a scene from “I, Tonya.”

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Tonya Harding’s tabloid nightmare, coming to screens near you

The disgraced skater has bobbed to the surface of pop culture again in a way that shows how stories can be reworked to fit the fashion of the times.

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After outcry, Mark Wahlberg donates $1.5 million film fee

The move followed an outcry over a significant disparity in pay between Wahlberg and co-star Michelle Williams.

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‘Proud Mary’ isn’t here to show the good side of the city

Surely Taraji P. Henson deserves better than the routine gangland shoot-’em-up that is “Proud Mary.” Surely we do, too.


A repair café, a documentary, and a dance show

Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the suburbs west of Boston.

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The Seaport gets a (swanky) multiplex

The new theater — it’s already screening films, just make sure to check listings before you go — houses a lounge with an in-house chef preparing shrimp tacos, ponzu salmon, and pierogies.

DocTalk: Geniuses, collectors, and tell-all films

A round-up of documentary screenings and other documentary-related events for the week.

Fall Arts Preview 2017


// A new ‘Star Wars,’ plus a bevy of real-life heroes on screen

Many of the fall’s biggest films have stories based on fact.

Fall Arts Preview 2017

Fall Arts preview

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A complete guide to movies, music, books, arts, theater, and family events in the Greater Boston area this season.

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// Four-star movie reviews by the Globe

These films all earned four-star reviews from Globe critics Ty Burr, Janice Page, and Peter Keough, as well as former Globe critic Wesley Morris.

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// Launch of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ takes the faithful full circle

The new “Star Wars” is great fun, if not a great film. It consciously embraces the funky, handmade garage aesthetic of the 1977 original.

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Daniel Day-Lewis with Fiona Shaw in “My Left Foot.”

A Daniel Day-Lewis festival comes to the Coolidge

If Daniel Day-Lewis really means it when he says he’s done with film acting, then at least he’s going out in high style.

Justice delayed in ‘No Stone Unturned’

In 1994, six men were killed in a pub in Northern Ireland. That looked like the end of the story, until Alex Gibney started digging.

“The Final Year” director Greg Barker.

A behind-the-scenes look at foreign policy in ‘The Final Year’

The documentary follows President Obama’s foreign policy team for the last 12 months of the administration.

Lakeith Stanfield and Tessa Thompson in “Sorry to Bother You.”

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What I want to see at Sundance

This year’s festival will screen 110 films. Here are the 13 that Ty Burr is most excited about.

Daniel Day-Lewis stars in “Phantom Thread.”

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The Weekender: Dark designs, rough commutes, and ‘Electric Dreams’

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

Liam Neeson stars as an ex-NYPD officer turned (laid off) insurance salesman.

Movie Review

‘The Commuter’ is latest opportunity for Liam Neeson to show off a particular set of skills

In the actor’s latest teaming with suspense director Jaume Collet-Serra, preposterous bits are offset by unanticipated slyness.

Oprah Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award Sunday.

Oprah for president? She’s reportedly considering it

Oprah Winfrey’s moving speech at the Golden Globes has some fans and fellow celebrities calling for her to make presidential run.

Actress Blanca Blanco at the Golden Globes Sunday.

Actress takes heat for red dress amid all-black Globes dress code

Actress Blanca Blanco ditched the black dress code for a red cut-out dress, and was catching flack for it.

From left to right,  actresses Laura Dern, Nicole Kidman, Zoe Kravitz, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley posed with the Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television throphy for 'Big Little Lies'during the 75th Golden Globe Awards.

At a Golden Globes that celebrated women, men were a sideshow

The boozy, questionable stepsister to the Oscars became the epicenter of a movement on Sunday.

Oprah Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award during Sunday night’s Golden Globe Awards.

Transcript of Oprah Winfrey’s DeMille Award acceptance speech

Winfrey’s powerful speech stood out at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards.

Seth Meyers was just fine hosting the Golden Globes for the first time.

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Golden Globes are Hollywood’s fullest response yet to 2017’s scandals

From Seth Meyers’s monologue to Oprah’s powerful speech, the spotlight on sexism never waned.

The cast of 'The Handmaid's Tale' pose with the trophy for Best Television Series - Drama during the 75th Golden Globe Awards on January 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California. / AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

Winners from the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards

List of winners for the awards, which were announced Sunday.

Natalie Portman and Ron Howard were two of the presenters at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards.

With one withering comment at Golden Globes, Natalie Portman made a big statement

The actress was on stage to announce the winner for best director — a group that included only men.

This image released by NBC shows Allison Janney accepting the award for best supporting actress in a motion picture for her role in

Allison Janney wins, and Tonya Harding applauds

The Boston native played the abusive mother of the former Olympic skater in “I, Tonya.”

Oprah Winfrey spoke during Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards.

‘A new day is on the horizon.’ Oprah gives powerful speech at Golden Globes

The actress and businesswoman was the first black woman to accept the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement.

Golden Globes are Hollywood’s fullest response yet to 2017’s scandals

From Seth Meyers’s monologue to Oprah’s powerful speech, the spotlight on sexism never waned.

Seth Meyers during the monologue at the beginning of the show

With jokes about Weinstein, Spacey, and more, Seth Meyers lays into harassment at Golden Globes

‘‘Good evening ladies and remaining gentlemen!’’

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Debra Messing calls out E! on pay equality

Messing referenced the recent departure from E! of host Catt Sadler, who has said she learned she was making about half the pay of her male counterpart, Jason Kennedy.

Zuri Hall arrives for the 75th Golden Globe Awards on January 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACONVALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images

Why are celebrities wearing black at the Golden Globes?

Turning the Globes dark on the fashion front had been anticipated for days after a call for massive reform following the downfall of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and numerous others.

Tarana Burke, left, and Michelle Williams arrive at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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Golden Globes attendees make an all-black fashion statement

Hollywood’s biggest names used the first big awards show of the season to take a stand.

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Meryl Streep, Emma Watson to bring activists as Golden Globe guests

Streep and Watson are among the eight actresses who are planning to bring gender and racial justice activists as their guests to the Golden Globes.

FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 file photo, Golden Globe statues appear on stage prior to the nominations for 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Golden Globe Awards will be handed out on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at a ceremony is being held under the cloud of the sexual misconduct scandal that started with several high-profile actresses accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment or abuse. Many actresses say they are planning to wear black Sunday to show solidarity with victims of harassment and abuse. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Golden Globes to roll out red carpet under cloud of sex scandals

The Golden Globes, once the stomping grounds of Harvey Weinstein, will belong to someone else this year.

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Your Week Ahead

Five things to do, Jan. 8-14

Kick off MLK weekend with Harlem Gospel Choir, experience Shakespearean heartbreak, and more.

Paul Thomas Anderson looks at love and relationships in “Phantom Thread.”

Romance, Paul Thomas Anderson style

“Phantom Thread” marks the second collaboration between the director and Daniel Day-Lewis following 2007’s “There Will Be Blood,” for which Day-Lewis nabbed an Oscar.

Jennifer Brea and husband Omar in “Unrest,” which examines chronic fatigue syndrome.

Doc Talk

The unsung and the restless

Upcoming documentary screenings include “Unrest” and “Dawson City: Frozen Time.”

“Master Spy” screens at Belmont World Film’s Family Festival.

Scene Here | Local films, festivals, and faces

The fictional side of Belmont World Film’s Family Festival

The 15th installment features more than 30 animated and live-action films from around the globe.

Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep star in “The Post.”

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The Weekender: Breaking news, dancing feet, and nimble fingers

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

Belmont World Film’s “Brave & Amazing Children” program comprises (clockwise from top left) “Safia’s Summer,” “Merna in the Spotlight,” “The Children’s Mayor,” and “Ahmad’s Hair,”

Kids stand tall in Belmont World Film’s short docs

The annual Family Festival features “Brave & Amazing Children,” a program of four short documentaries from the Netherlands.

From left: Tom Hanks, David Cross, John Rue, Bob Odenkirk, Jessie Mueller, and Philip Casnoff in “The Post.”

Movie Review

Streep, Hanks take the lead in ‘The Post’

“The Post” is grand, thoughtful entertainment and happily sells us a message — a free press is necessary to the healthy functioning of any democracy.

Rosamund Pike and Christian Bale in Scott Cooper’s “Hostiles.”

Movie Review

‘Hostiles’ loses its way in the dust along the trail

Despite fine performances from Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, and Wes Studi, the western is so weighted down with its own epic melancholy that it forgets to breathe.

Will Smith (left) and Joel Edgerton star in the fantasy police drama “Bright.”

Netflix greenlights ‘Bright’ sequel

Despite scathing reviews from critics, Netflix has greenlit a sequel to “Bright,” with star Will Smith and director David Ayer expected to return.

Jake Gyllenhaal in “Stronger.”

The most influential movie company you’ve never heard of

Chances are if you saw a hit movie last year, you partook of the handiwork of Disney-based Mandeville Films, which in 2017 produced ‘‘Stronger,’’ Wonder,’’ and ‘‘Beauty and the Beast.’’

Directors like Christopher Nolan (left) are starting to ban cellphones from movie sets.

Directors like Tarantino are banning cellphones from sets, but not everyone is on board

A small number of directors are taking a hard line against the ubiquitous devices.

One of the Royal Collection’s works by Giovanni Antonio Canaletto depicting a canal scene in Venice.

Movie Review

A visit to Venice, with Canaletto as tour guide

A documentary at the MFA examines the relationship between the 18th-century artist and his city.

After a one-night stint in 2016, “The David Bowie Experience” is back at the Charles Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Science.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do, Jan. 1-7

Harbor Island Excursion, Moby-Dick Marathon, David Bowie at the Museum of Science, and more.

“Phantom Thread”

Ty Burr

Ty Burr’s top 10 movies of 2017

The best movies of the year managed to keep audiences rapt while pulling the rug out from under their expectations and assumptions.

Chuck Green in a scene from George T. Nierenberg’s “No Maps on My Taps.”

Doc Talk | Peter Keough

Documentary screenings highlight brothers in arms, and in dance

Tap dancing legends are featured in “No Maps on My Taps,” while war heroes populate “Frontline: Mosul.”

“The Bacino di S. Marco on Ascension Day” is among the works in the documentary “Canaletto and the Art of Venice.”

In Focus

An overlooked master celebrated in ‘Canaletto and the Art of Venice’

David Bickerstaff’s documentary is showing at the MFA.

Fireworks are part of New Year’s Eve in Boston.

Things to Do

The Weekender: Bosstones, cartoons, and New Year’s Eve

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

From left: Meryl Streep, director Steven Spielberg, and Tom Hanks on the set of “The Post.”


‘Spotlight’ writer has a hand in ‘The Post,’ too

Josh Singer wasn’t sure he wanted to work on another movie about journalism. Then “I got the call from God,” he said — meaning Steven Spielberg.

“I know what it’s like to be a woman. I know what it’s like to want the truth out there,” says Liz Hannah about ‘The Post“ screenplay that focuses on Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham.

Writer defied ‘one in a million’ odds to get her first movie made by Steven Spielberg

Liz Hannah’s script for ‘‘The Post,’’ about the Pentagon Papers, was snatched up and turned into a film starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks.