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Four years after Taylor Swift said she was groped by a radio station DJ before a concert in Denver, the pop superstar told her story in sometimes unflinching language that did not sugarcoat what she c
Three years ago Michael Brown, 18, black and unarmed, was shot dead by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., only weeks after Eric Garner’s death by chokehold in New York. While Brown’s body lay
Cinematic universes are all the rage these days, thanks to the billion-dollar bounties of Marvel’s Avengers-verse and the competing DC squad led by Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. But as Holl
Mr. Meyers gave President Trump a suggestion: “If you don’t want people to start taking drugs, stop making them think the end of the world is imminent.”
Lin-Manuel Miranda and his collaborators largely chose not to include the real sounds of 18th-century America in their smash musical.
In interlocking stories, “Tornado Weather,” by Deborah E. Kennedy, examines the fissures of race and class that divide a small town.
Karim Jabbari, a trilingual, soft-spoken Tunisian, is one of the world's best-known artists in the world of calligraffiti: a growing form of artistic
Although the arts of carpet weaving that once boomed in Azerbaijan faced difficult times, now Azerkhalcha is breathing new life into nation’s craft traditions.
Azerbaijani violinist Nazrin Rashidova gave a concert in London.
David Berkowitz, a.k.a. the Son of Sam, speaks out on the 40th anniversary of his arrest. And on Netflix, a teenager with autism goes in search of a girlfriend.
Lord was involved in a bitter social media exchange and said he was "mocking Nazis and fascists" in the post.
SERIES Masters of Illusion Farrell Dillion, Barry and Stuart, Jonathan Pendragon, Draven, Naathan Phan, Adam Wylie, Eric Jones, Jibrizy and Greg Gleason are the illusionists introduced by host D
The impish provocateur makes his Broadway debut in a show that’s less post-traumatic Trump therapy than self-aggrandizing autobiography.
How did Dwayne Johnson become “The Rock,” wrestling legend and one of the most bankable movie stars in the world? It turns out failing in Vancouv
A concert and a gala performance will grace Notre Dame University’s Issam Fares Hall Friday Saturday.
Lebanese filmmaker Jean Chamoun passed away Wednesday evening.
Movie recommendations from critics Kenneth Turan, Justin Chang and other reviewers. Baby Driver Edgar Wright’s exuberant, one-of-a-kind vehicular-action-thriller-musical-romance stars Ansel Elg
Thirty years after Mado Lamotte first took the stage, the man behind Montreal's most famous drag queen reflects on the evolution of his character and
Quietly asserting itself in a spate of recent books, the subject of boredom is experiencing a literary moment. Why? One reader explores the world of boredom studies for answers.
Video game lovers from across the globe might be able to go for the gold by playing e-sports in the Paris Olympics
Video game lovers from across the globe might be able to go for the gold by playing e-sports in the Paris Olympics
Faith and fear collide in the medieval action film “Pilgrimage.” For all its bloody and violent genre trappings, “Pilgrimage” — directed by Brendan Muldowney and written by Jamie Hanniga
A former director of the home shopping network QVC has been charged with defrauding the company out of more than $1 million U.S., prosecutors say.
An ill-advised tweet has led to the removal of another CNN personality. The cable news network fired contributor Jeffrey Lord, a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Thursday after he tweeted
No film has yet captured both the lure and the psychosis of social media quite like “Ingrid Goes West,” a dark comedy – or is it a warning? — about a lonely soul who seeks connection and f
Bertrand Bonello’s “Nocturama” chronicles a dramatic attack in Paris, with remarkably little resonance with current events.
Emer Reynolds’s dazzling film traces the history of Voyager 1 and Voyager 2. Like the NASA team that produced these spacecraft, it inspires awe.
Marc Webb’s movie has an all-star cast (Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Nixon, Pierce Brosnan). Yet it lacks a proper story for them.
The director David F. Sandberg proves to be a master of the flash-scare as he strings together jolts in this prequel to the 2014 film “Annabelle.”
Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon return for the latest installment in their banter-filled franchise, this time amid the glorious Iberian scenery.
A spiritualist sister act from the United States enchants a film producer in Paris in Rebecca Zlotowski’s ambitious feature.
There’s a lot to be said for really digging your subject, and in his documentary “The Last Dalai Lama?” Mickey Lemle gently captures something charming and warmly thoughtful about the exiled
The documentary “Whose Streets?” examines the protests that came after the traumatic police shooting of Michael Brown in 2014.
Robert Pattinson plays a not-too-bright bank robber on the run in Josh and Benny Safdie’s latest film, “Good Time.”
Benefits were held last week for the Robin Hood Foundation, Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Southhampton Hospital.
Matt Spicer’s debut feature is a showcase for Aubrey Plaza’s comedic timing and some unbecoming online behavior.
Jang Hun’s drama recalls the efforts of the German TV journalist Jürgen Hinzpeter and a cabby he hired to record the Gwangju uprising in 1980.
The story follows a corrupt police detective investigating a murder just days before the 2011 Egyptian Revolution.
Though the gay dating app Grindr serves as the impetus for this thoughtful French road movie, “4 Days in France” is about a variety of human connections that transcend physical encounters. In
The documentary “Revolution,” Jack O’Connell’s on-the-ground look at the Summer of Love, has been digitally restored and will be screened in New York.
This new anime film from Sunao Katabuchi is as romantic as its perpetually blushing protagonist, a young wife coming of age during World War II.
The story, set in 1209, finds a group of monks safeguarding a holy relic as they transport it across a violent countryside.
"I was sitting in a taxi, wondering if I had overdressed for the evening, when I looked out the window and saw Mom rooting through a Dumpster." That's the unnerving first sentence of Jeannette Wal
Five versions, in institutions on three continents, will be reunited on social media, and a Facebook Live on Monday will feature live commentary on each.
Her songwriting skills took her to Nashville at the age of 12 and now 16-year-old Makayla Lynn of Nova Scotia has landed in the pages of Rolling Ston
Bringing new meaning to the phrase “killer app,” the monster movie “Bedeviled” imagines a malevolent version of Siri coming to life to scare teenagers to death. What ensues is a competentl
Adapted from Jeannette Walls’s best-selling memoir of her chaotic childhood, a movie decides to play it safe.
Tehran, Aug 10, IRNA -- Iran and Kazakhstan signed an agreement on cultural exchanges to help promote cultural cooperation.
Russia on Thursday approved the cinema release of a racy film about Tsar Nicholas II's affair with a ballerina, despite protests from opponents and even threats of arson attacks
The singer is being sued by David Mueller, who said she had falsely accused him of the act, which is said to have taken place in 2013.
Allan Loeb has written a dozen movies since breaking through a decade ago with the formulaic recovery drama “Things We Lost in the Fire.” Loeb’s latest, an unconvincing coming-of-age tale,
Among the costumed actors posing for pictures with tourists on Hollywood Boulevard, not one but two convincing Johnny Depp look-alikes — one dressed as Willy Wonka, the other as Edward Scissorha
The streaming service has extensive film and TV series offerings from India’s movie industry, but it’s not one-stop shopping.
This week's installment of our Instagram series #SpeakingInDance features Netta Yerushalmy and dancers working on Paramodernities.
The director Michael Moore talks about his one-man show, “The Terms of My Surrender,” which opens on Broadway on Aug. 10. It focuses on the Trump presidency and activism.
The singer explores a broad palette of emotions and a wider range of sounds — jittery punk, country-folk — in her first new music since 2013.
The exhibition, at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis, draws together artists who put race on a spectrum of meanings that runs from polemical to personal and poetic.
A new series starring Keir Gilchrist about a teenage boy who is on the spectrum mixes humor and weightier plotlines.
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