The 2022 Gotham Awards are taking place at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City to honor the best independent films of the year. TheWrap will update the list of winners as they are announced.

“Aftersun” director Charlotte Wells won the Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director award, while the prize for breakthrough performer went to Gracija Filipovic for the Croatian drama “Murina.”

Todd Field won the screenplay award for “Tár,” the movie that went into the ceremony leading all films in nominations with five.

The French abortion drama “Happening” won the award for Best International Feature over films that included “The Banshees of Inisherin” and “Decision to Leave,” while the documentary award went to the Indian film “All That Breathes.”

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The Gothams also handed out awards in four television categories. “Mo” won the award for breakthrough series under 40 minutes, while “Pachinko” won in the over-40-minutes category. Ben Whishaw won the

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Kim Kardashian broke her silence Sunday night about the recent Balenciaga campaign that drew accusations of child sexualization, saying in a lengthy statement on Instagram that she is “disgusted and outraged” and is “currently re-evaluating” her relationship with the brand.

“I have been quiet for the past few days, not because I haven’t been disgusted and outraged by the recent Balenciaga campaigns, but because I wanted an opportunity to speak to their team to understand for myself how this could have happened,” Kardashian, who has long been associated with the fashion house from Spain, said.

She continued: “As a mother of four, I have been shaken by the disturbing images. The safety of children must be held with the highest regard and any attempts to normalize child abuse of any kind should have no place in our society — period.”

Balenciaga Files $25 Million Lawsuit Against Production Company Behind BDSM Teddy Bear Campaign

On Friday, the fashion house filed a $25 million lawsuit

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Balenciaga has filed a $25 million lawsuit against the production companies responsible for an ad campaign that featured children holding teddy bears wearing BDSM gear and, in one case, an “unsettling document,” drawing accusations of child sexualization.

On Friday, the luxury fashion house submitted papers to the Supreme Court of the State of New York naming set designer Nicholas Des Jardins, his company of the same name and North Six Inc. as defendants.

The brand seeks redress for “extensive damages” to its reputation caused by the Spring 2023 campaign. After the photos went viral, Balenciaga removed the images and issued an apology via Instagram.

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“We sincerely apologize for any offense our holiday campaign may have caused,” read the official statement. “Our plush bear bags should not have been featured with children in this campaign.”

The statement also apologized for “displaying unsettling documents” in the campaign, referring to a printed

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It’s not hard to see why Noah Baumbach, our foremost movie satirist of the body neurotic, would have Don DeLillo’s 1986 novel “White Noise” in his sights for adaptation — especially so after the pandemic seemed to bring stark new resonance to the author’s prescient, all-too-human black comedy about a dysfunctional family in distracted, anxious, consumerist America enduring an “airborne toxic event.”

What’s harder to accept about this ideal blend of filmmaker and material — in a way, rounding out a trilogy about cracked-but-surviving families following Baumbach’s “The Meyerowitz Stories” and “Marriage Story” — is that it’s impressive in its filmic warp and woof but falls short getting under our skin the way the novel immortalized with joking seriousness our collective “brain-fade” and how each of us handle the fear of death.

Although it starts with a Baumbach-added, DeLillo-appropriate prologue in which Don Cheadle’s liberal arts college professor Murray waxes

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Season eight of “The Masked Singer” is quickly winding down, airing its semifinals on Thanksgiving night. And though Snowstorm ended up getting eliminated, she’s still pretty thankful for what the show has given her: the start of a real music career.

Competing against the Lambs and Harp was always expected to be a tough battle for Snowstorm. Fans are all but completely certain that Harp is “Glee” powerhouse Amber Riley, while judge Ken Jeong guessed on Thursday night that the Lambs might be three women from the one of the most popular girl groups of all time: the Spice Girls. In the end, Snowstorm put up a valiant battle but was eliminated, and revealed to be comedian Nikki Glaser.

Of course, Glaser wanted to make it further than she did, but she’s still pretty pleased with herself for making it to the semifinals. Now, she’s more certain than ever that

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This review was first published on Sept. 11, 2022, after the film’s premiere at the Venice Film Fesitval.

Less a biography than an act of communion, Laura Poitras’ “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed” sets for itself a difficult task: What more can you reveal about the most self-revealing of artists? What can a documentary portrait about Nan Goldin bring out that Goldin — a photographer who arguably revolutionized the artform with her candor — hasn’t already explored? To see the “Citizenfour” director wrestle and conquer those thorny questions is one of the many thrills of Poitras’ masterful, Venice Golden Lion–winning film.

As it surveys an individual narrative across a half-century of political, artistic and cultural heartache, “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed” is, in so many ways, the Great American Novel in documentary form. Split into seven chapters, the film could just as easily be split into as many

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There have been some very dark productions of “Macbeth” in New York City in the last few decades, but none of them were as dark as the new “A Christmas Carol” that opened Monday at Broadway’s Nederland Theatre after a production in Los Angeles.

By dark, I don’t mean grim, although the show is that when it needs to be. I mean no lighting or very little lighting. That overall darkness gets this production off to a terrific start when the theater is pitched into total blackness with an exciting bang. Slowly, very slowly, the lights come on when actor Jefferson Mays lights one candle after another to provide very faint illumination. It’s like that shark in “Jaws.” It’s best to give us only glimpses of this Scrooge and his dank environs before the ghost of Jacob Marley frightens the bejesus out of him, and us.

Mays plays more than

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Universal’s #MeToo pic joins films like ”Till“ and ”Tár“ that get Oscar buzz for tackling tough topics but can’t win over audiences looking for an escape

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Universal’s journalism drama “She Said” has become one of the worst-performing wide releases in box office history, grossing a miserable $2.25 million from 2,022 theaters. But the film’s failure is just one example of several acclaimed prestige films that are getting Oscar buzz for tackling tough real-world topics but are being largely avoided by audiences looking for escapism at the multiplex.

Here’s a box office stat that will chill any studio exec with a mature awards contender: “Terrifier 2,” a gory indie slasher film that grossed $10.5 million in October, currently has a higher total than “She Said,” Focus Features’ “Tár,” United Artists’ “Till” or Searchlight Pictures’ “The Banshees of Inisherin,” all films predicted by awards gurus to have a significant presence on the

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Big Tech is now laying off workers after mistakenly predicting coronavirus surges would persist

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During an appearance on “On With Kara Swisher,” CNN’s chairman and CEO Chris Licht opened about who he sees as competition for the cable news channel, and it isn’t Fox News. 

“I’m not looking at it through trying to appeal to ‘lean into the left’ or ‘try to appeal to more people on the right.’ I think that that’s not a good business model because you’re fighting for a bigger slice of a shrinking pie,” said Licht on the newest episode of Swisher’s Vox Media-based podcast, which interviews influential names in politics, the entertainment Industry and more.

Licht, who upon taking the reins set a goal to shift to less-partisan news production at the network, said fellow channel news competitors aren’t on his radar. 

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“The competition for me in cable is not MSNBC or Fox. Hopefully, what we’re doing is so different and unique that we are attracting people who

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