What to stream: ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ on HBO Max, ‘The Guilty’ and ‘Maid’ on Netflix, Jon Stewart on Apple TV+

Plus ‘Queenpins’ on Paramount+, Britney Spears documentaries on Netflix and Hulu, ‘Diana: The Musical’ on Netflix, ‘Pauli Murray’ on Amazon, ‘The Perfect Candidate’ on Criterion Channel, and more.

Paul Muni is ‘Scarface’ in the original gangster masterpiece on Criterion Channel

The original Scarface (1932), loosely but boldly based on the notorious life and legend of Al Capone, didn’t invent the modern American gangster film. It blew it up. Films like The Public Enemy and Little Caesar had whetted the American moviegoing appetite for crime movies that reveled in vicarious thrills before delivering a sentence of […]

Marlon Brando stars in the Oscar-winning film by Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘The Godfather’ trilogy

“It’s not personal. It’s strictly business.” Francis Ford Coppola’s adaptation of Mario Puzo’s bestseller remains the great American epic of the immigrant dream turned family business. Al Pacino stars as Michael Corleone, the clean-cut white sheep and patriotic soldier boy son of New York Godfather Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando in an Oscar–winning performance), and this […]