Anatomy of a Scene: How ‘Cold War’ Makes a Classic Pop Song Feel Modern

The director Pawel Pawlikowski discusses how he uses “Rock Around the Clock” in a moment from his drama about a turbulent relationship. | Continue reading


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‘Cold War’ | Anatomy of a Scene

Pawel Pawlikowski narrates a sequence from his film. | Continue reading


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The Carpetbagger: Oscars 2019 Predictions: Who Will Win Best Picture, Actor and Actress

Our expert has been closely following the races and the voters, all season. Here’s what he thinks will happen at the ceremony on Sunday. | Continue reading


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The Rise of the WeWorking Class

The co-working giant’s real product isn’t office space — it’s a new kind of “corporate culture.“ | Continue reading


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Has Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party Lost Its Luster?

With a guest list bloated by corporate sponsorships and competition from Jay-Z and others, a legend is in question. | Continue reading


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How a Movie Helped Fuel a Viola de Gamba Revival

The viol virtuoso Jordi Savall is touring his music for the film “Tous les Matins du Monde,” which gave the Baroque instrument its big-screen moment. | Continue reading


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Past Tense: Rare, Early Glimpses of Sidney Poitier

On the actor’s 92nd birthday, photos from early in his career show how he elegantly carried “the terrific burden” of the hopes and aspirations of an entire people. | Continue reading


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Streaming: Why Hasn’t Sofia Coppola Gotten the Respect an Auteur Deserves?

She has the awards but is rarely mentioned alongside major filmmakers. Perhaps that’s because, as her streaming features show, her subjects are privileged. | Continue reading


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He Sounds Just Like Freddie Mercury. And That’s Good for Business.

Marc Martel never thought his vocal resemblance to the Queen frontman “would amount to anything more than a fun karaoke trick.” It’s taken him to “Bohemian Rhapsody” and beyond. | Continue reading


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Trump Has Publicly Attacked the Russia Investigation More Than 1,100 Times

President Trump has publicly criticized federal investigations, opening him up to possible obstruction of justice charges. | Continue reading


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Intimidation, Pressure and Humiliation: Inside Trump's Two-Year War on the Investigations Encircling Him

President Trump’s efforts have exposed him to accusations of obstruction of justice as Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, finishes his work. | Continue reading


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President Trump’s efforts have exposed him to accusations of obstruction of justice as Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, finishes his work. | Continue reading


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Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Is Cut From Film; Producer Cites ‘Fear of China’

A segment directed by Mr. Ai, a vocal critic of the Chinese government, was dropped from “Berlin, I Love You,” under what producers described as pressure from investors and distributors. | Continue reading


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The Vatican's Secret Rules for Priests Who Have Children

The Vatican confirmed, apparently for the first time, that it has general guidelines for what to do when clerics break celibacy vows and father children. | Continue reading


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Amazon Resets Its Film Operation After Rough Year at Box Office

The tech giant put “too much focus” on art-house fare, the head of Amazon Studios said. The tech giant will now focus more on films for a broader audience, including “sexy date-night movies.” | Continue reading


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Lisa Borders, CEO of Time’s Up Anti-Harassment Group, Resigns

Borders, formerly president of the WNBA, is leaving Time’s Up for family reasons after four months in the position. | Continue reading


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The Carpetbagger: Writers Guild Award Goes to a Film Snubbed by the Oscars

“Eighth Grade,” written by Bo Burnham, won for original screenplay, while Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty won adapted screenplay for “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” | Continue reading


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In Bid to Conquer Oscars, Netflix Mobilizes Savvy Campaigner and Huge Budget

Lisa Taback, who worked with Harvey Weinstein on awards campaigns for best picture winners like “The Artist” and “The King’s Speech,” is in charge of the lavish effort behind “Roma.” | Continue reading


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Jussie Smollett Attack: As Mystery Deepens, Investigation Changes Course

Here’s a timeline to help keep track of the twists and turns in the reported assault on Jussie Smollett, the “Empire” actor. | Continue reading


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‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Leads a Weak Box Office

The costly James Cameron-produced sci-fi movie avoided total disaster. But it failed to invigorate what continues to be a lackluster movie year. | Continue reading


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Inside the Scramble to Make the Oscars Shorter

A look at how the producers of the telecast are dealing with the inclusion of four categories previously relegated to commercial breaks. | Continue reading


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‘The Wandering Earth’ Review: Planetary Disaster Goes Global

“The Wandering Earth” proves that China can make a sci-fi blockbuster as awash in murky computer imagery and stupefying exposition as any in Hollywood. | Continue reading


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The planet is getting warmer in catastrophic ways. And fear may be the only thing that saves us. | Continue reading


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With Trump's Tough Deterrents, Many Asylum Seekers on the Border are Giving Up

Thousands of migrants waiting to cross into the United States are returning home or staying in Mexico, dealing the president an apparent win. | Continue reading


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Life is a lot easier when you can plug in to any socket. | Continue reading


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Bruno Ganz, Who Played an Angel and Hitler, Is Dead at 77

“Wings of Desire” and “Downfall” were among the highlights of Mr. Ganz’s long film career, which he spent mostly in Europe. | Continue reading


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The Carpetbagger: Dear Academy: Face It, the Short-Film Oscars Should Be Cut From the Telecast

Giving these shorts their due in a separate ceremony would make the main event swifter and stronger, argues the Carpetbagger. | Continue reading


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The Carpetbagger: Oscars Rewind: When Harvey Weinstein Was a Force in Oscar Campaigns

He pulled off an upset when “Shakespeare in Love” won best picture 20 years ago, though in retrospect he may not have been the underdog he seemed at the time. | Continue reading


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A Border Agent Detained Two Americans Speaking Spanish. Now They Have Sued.

The A.C.L.U. sued Customs and Border Protection after an agent told two women last year he was asking for their IDs because they spoke Spanish. | Continue reading


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Will Smith’s Blue Genie and Other Scary Trailers This Week

In a week that brought a bounty of new clips, promos for “Yesterday,” “Chlid’s Play” and “Ma” stood out; the one for “Aladdin” raised eyebrows. | Continue reading


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Bill Weld Will Challenge Trump for 2020 Republican Nomination

Mr. Weld, the former governor of Massachusetts, is unlikely to pose a major threat to Trump and he is in some ways an incongruous figure to leap into the Republican presidential fray. | Continue reading


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Ryan Adams Album Release Canceled Amid Report of F.B.I. Inquiry

“Big Colors,” the first of three albums scheduled for this year, is on hold after the musician was accused of explicit communication with an underage fan. He denies the claims. | Continue reading


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Anatomy of a Scene: How ‘The Lego Movie 2’ Envisions the Apocalypse

The director Mike Mitchell discusses how these familiar characters ended up on the wrong side of the bricks. | Continue reading


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‘The Lego Movie 2’ | Anatomy of a Scene

The director Mike Mitchell narrates a sequence from his film. | Continue reading


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Streaming Movie Review: ‘The Breaker Upperers’ Review: Calling It Off, With an Assist

This New Zealand comedy by Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami adds some welcome irreverence to the homogenized mix of Netflix comedies. | Continue reading


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The Week in Arts: Kamasi Washington, Amy Sedaris, Farruquito’s Flamenco

The brash saxophonist performs at the Apollo; Season 2 of “At Home With Amy Sedaris" begins; and the Spanish dancer returns to Manhattan. | Continue reading


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A Peerless ‘War and Peace’ Film Is Restored to Its Former Glory

Sergei Bondarchuk’s 1960s movie, made with a virtually unlimited budget and the backing of the Soviet state, comes to Lincoln Center this weekend. | Continue reading


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A Pop Culture Shock After the Trip of a Lifetime

Our 52 Places Traveler thought she could rely on downloads as armor against the unknowns of global travel. That’s not how it went down. | Continue reading


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President Trump’s tax plan promised benefits, but as returns are being filed, some frustrated people are getting smaller refunds, or even writing checks. | Continue reading


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‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Review: Do Female Cyborgs Dream of Breasts?

James Cameron teams up with Robert Rodriguez for this big-screen adaptation of a Japanese manga. Cue the fighting, bad dialogue and more fighting. | Continue reading


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Critic’s Pick: ‘Sorry Angel’ Review: A Love Affair Two Men Start, Knowing the End

Set in early 1990s Paris, Christophe Honoré’s new film presents us with a middle-aged, AIDS-stricken writer falling, wearily, for a bookish 20-something. | Continue reading


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Ron Miller, Whose Reign at Disney Was Troubled, Dies at 85

A former football player, he spent three decades working for Walt Disney, his father-in-law, and rose to chief executive before being ousted in 1984. | Continue reading


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‘High Flying Bird’ Is Rich With Historical References. Here’s a Closer Look.

Steven Soderbergh’s latest, released on Netflix, is filled with allusions to the racial and political history of pro basketball. Read this guide after you watch. | Continue reading


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‘The Lego Movie 2’: How ‘Catchy Song’ Got So Catchy

That song from the movie? The one that got stuck inside your head? A chat with the guy who wrote it. | Continue reading


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Critic’s Pick: ‘Birds of Passage’ Review: An Epic Narco Tale That Will Open Your Eyes

Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra follow their Oscar-nominated “Embrace of the Serpent” with a saga of the drug trade set amid the Wayuu of northern Colombia. | Continue reading


@nytimes.com | 9 days ago

‘Isn’t It Romantic’ Review: Rebel Wilson Mocks, and Obeys, Rom-Com Rules

She meet-cutes with a Hemsworth in this film that relies conventions even as it snickers at them. | Continue reading


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Cultural Studies: Why Do We Love Scammers So Much?

These days, the con artist is as much a cultural figure as the antagonist of our personal horror stories. | Continue reading


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