A blurred movie year comes into focus at New York Film Fest

              This image released by Netflix shows Benedict Cumberbatch, left, and Jesse Plemons in a scene from "The Power of the Dog." (Kirsty Griffin/Netflix via AP)
              This image released by Apple shows Denzel Washington, left, and Frances McDormand in a scene from “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” premiering at the New York Film Festival. (Alison Rosa/Apple via AP)
              This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Milena Smit, foreground left, and Penélope Cruz in a scene from Pedro Almodovar’s "Parellel Mothers." (Iglesias Más/Sony Pictures Classics via AP)
            FILE - Gotham Tribute Honors recipient, filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles attends the 18th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, in New York. Van Peebles, a Broadway playwright, musician and movie director whose work ushered in the "blaxploitation" films of the 1970s, has died at age 89. His family said in a statement that Van Peebles died Tuesday night, Sept. 21, 2021, at his home. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)