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Roger Deakins speaks with actor George MacKay on the set of "1917." He won an best cinematography Oscar for the film.

‘An excuse to spend many hours just walking’: Oscar-winning cinematographer Roger Deakins publishes first book of photographs

Chances are good you don’t recognize Roger Deakins’s name. Chances are even better you do recognize his work.

This mage released by Universal Pictures shows Ben Platt, left, and Julianne Moore in a scene from "Dear Evan Hansen."

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ filmmakers refine a hit Broadway musical

Millions of people will get a chance to get to know the shy, teenager Evan Hansen this month, but Ben Platt is waving farewell.

MOVIE REVIEW
Nicky Whelan and Neil Brown Jr. in "Last Night in Rozzie."

‘Last Night in Rozzie’: when the past is always present

Twenty-five years ago, something very bad happened in Roslindale to two boyhood friends. The memory of that event brings them together again in Sean Gannet’s drama.

Clint Eastwood in "Cry Macho."

‘Cry Macho’ shows that a 91-year-old Clint Eastwood isn’t ready to ride off into the sunset

He both directs and stars in this elegiac modern-day western.

Bette Midler stars as one of three 17th-century witches who accidentally find themselves in modern-day Salem in Disney's 1993 film, "Hocus Pocus."

‘Hocus Pocus 2’ will be filmed in Rhode Island next month, and there’s a casting call for New Englanders

The sequel to Disney’s classic Halloween film “Hocus Pocus” will be shot at a park in Rhode Island starting next month. And the best part? They’re looking to cast locals.

DOC TALK
Robin Lane and the Chartbusters, from "When Things Go Wrong: The Robin Lane Story."

Music on screen in Sturbridge; fighting the good fight

The Shawna Shea Memorial Film Festival categorizes itself as “fringe independent international film,” with an eye for the underrepresented and overlooked.

Ben Platt and Julianne Moore in "Dear Evan Hansen."

Lights! Camera! Musicals?

Song and dance on stage doesn’t always transfer well to the screen.

MOVIES
Andrew Garfield as Jim Bakker and Jessica Chastain as Tammy Faye Bakker in "The Eyes of Tammy Faye."

‘Eyes’ wide shut

Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield play the Bakkers in this juiceless movie that manages to blend biopic, satire, and camp to no discernible purpose.