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Anna Maria Dalí died four months after her brother, Salvador Dalí. This film is set during that period and is full of reminiscence.
This documentary explores the region’s long history of auto racing and the lively and eccentric culture it attracted.
“Instant Family” is a Sean Anders comedy with good intentions that’s not entirely hellish, but is reliably anodyne.
In this documentary a filmmaker embeds himself with a jihadist family, presenting himself as a sympathizer, but sheds little light on their inner lives.
In this film about a troubled, unwed mother, director Vladimir de Fontenay struggles to match the expressive power of his lead actress.
An online sex worker has her identity hijacked in this unusual techno-thriller with an oddly feminist twist.
The emotional testimony of the war photographer Paul Conroy dominates this heated and harrowing account of Marie Colvin’s last weeks.
This often clever sci-fi feature puts new permutations on the concept of burning the candle at both ends.
Favoring atmosphere over action, this slow-burning thriller follows the search for a serial killer in a Kentucky town.
A series considered one of the towering achievements of American art reminds us that nothing can surpass the strange beauty of reality if a photographer knows where to look.
The Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen has delivered a sullen, slow thriller driven by grief and dread, A.O. Scott writes.
La Scala Paris opened with a production in which the playwright Yasmina Reza also acts. But a theater focused on new writing in French from abroad faces an uncertain future.
The “Late Show” host said the president’s foul mood had aides trying to avoid him. “Yes, they’re all holed up in the one place he’ll never go: a salad bar.”
“Amazing Grace” captures the two nights the Queen of Soul recorded her stunning 1972 live album. Watching her process feels like an act of worship.
The author, most recently, of the Virgil Flowers novel “Holy Ghost” devotes specific spots to reading: “I like a good light, a good chair and a good book more than anything I can think of, except my wife.”
On the 500th anniversary of the painter’s birth, our critic set himself a challenge: to see all of Tintoretto’s major works, spread around Venice at 23 locations.
The British botanist Anna Atkins published her evocative cyanotypes of algae and seaweed 175 years ago. Now, the New York Public Library is celebrating her innovation.
How endless sequels, boundless TV revivals and self-perpetuating social media feeds are robbing us of closure.
The director, writer and actress discusses taboos and shame in her new Hulu show “The Bisexual,” debuting Friday.
The judges called the novel an “exquisitely written and deeply humane exploration of grief.” This year also saw the addition of a new category, for translated literature.
Hansol Jung’s industriously imaginative play uses visions of winged flight to explore the loneliness of two ambivalent lovers in Seoul.
John Doyle’s inventive revival of Brecht’s 1941 satire about Adolf Hitler is more impressive for theatrical ingenuity than topicality.
The word, which is increasingly applied to nonphysical things, beat out others, including “gaslighting,” “incel” and “techlash.”
The unexpectedly popular production has already been extended four times at its original home, the Museum of Jewish Heritage.
John Houck’s visual trickery; Svenja Deininger’s “Crescendo” paintings; Didier William’s eye-catching mixed-media works; and the poet John Ashbery’s demure treasures.
A small museum show that concentrates on the ceramic works of a multidiscipline dynamo comes as something of a relief.
For nearly two decades, R&B took a back seat as rap grew into a cultural powerhouse. But a new class of singers devoted to the genre’s core principles is on the rise.
HBO’s newest series is a faithful rendering of the story by Elena Ferrante and a counterpoint to cable drama’s testosterone-driven past.
Our comic book reporter looks at how Stan Lee — the character and the person — recurred throughout his life.
Two movie veterans return to TV in “The Kominsky Method,” a Hollywood sort-of-comedy from the sitcom king Chuck Lorre.
Oyinkan Braithwaite’s debut novel is about a Nigerian woman who assists her murderous sister in cleaning up crime scenes.
The service showed the Coens’ “Ballad of Buster Scruggs” on the big screen before streaming it. But the run — four days in three American theaters — frustrated film fans.
The one-woman play by Phoebe Waller-Bridge will have a five-week run at SoHo Playhouse in the spring.
Quentin Bajac will leave the Museum of Modern Art to run the Jeu de Paume, France’s national photography museum.
Chantal Akerman’s 1978 film, largely overshadowed by her earlier masterpiece, “Jeanne Dielman” emerges in a 4K restoration to illuminate her inner life.
Mr. Bergé, the partner of Yves Saint Laurent, suppressed the film for years, but it is finally reaching theaters this month. Here’s what to expect.
The Spanish musician invests the genre’s complex, finger-clicking rhythms and deep, intense style of singing with playful samples and slogans with attitude.
The film casts five women in the roles of juvenile delinquent boys and takes them on a rough journey to a bizarre island.
Playing a shabby acting coach in his first ongoing TV role since the 1970s, the “Wall Street” star confronts the realities of growing older, onscreen and in his own life.
Movies have been teaching us lessons for their entire history. For a coming article, we are asking women to share what the movies taught them.
Four times recently he’s stopped his solo Broadway show to make his feelings known — gently but firmly. Getting too angry can backfire.
In three auctions, there were some formidable prices, though eyebrows were raised at a number of intimidating estimates. And there were failures.
The Austrian festival has announced that operas exploring the myths of Oedipus, Medea and Orpheus will be on the bill next summer.
Julian Castro, the former San Antonio mayor and Obama cabinet member, reviews Ed Morales’s new book on the diversity and hybridity of Latino identity.
The “Late Late Show” host razzed the tech giant for the anticlimactic news that it would set up headquarters in New York and the Washington metro area.
How three Broadway actresses capture the essence of one superstar: Thank the costumes, “Burlesque” — and white teeth.
The singer accused West and Kid Cudi of copying her stage set. Their designer said Lorde “wasn’t the first person to use a floating glass box, she won’t be the last.”
Legendary Entertainment, home of “Batman Begins,” has optioned the series about unconventional heroes stranded in a farm community.
Changes to “The Nutcracker” are part of a broader effort to re-examine how people of color are portrayed in the performing arts.
Claude Lanzmann’s documentary shares the stories of four women through installments that can be watched independently or together.