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Dec 14, 2017

Review: In ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson,' Van Damme Gives Us the True Hollywood Story
In Amazon''s 'Jean-Claude Van Johnson,' we learn that films like 'Bloodsport' and 'Timecop' were covers for a career as a secret agent. That''s a relief.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Morgan Spurlock: ‘I Am Part of the Problem'
The filmmaker wrote that he had engaged in sexual misconduct over the years, dating back to his college days.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Art Review: Homage to Mexico: Josef Albers and His Reality-Based Abstraction
A radiant Guggenheim exhibition grounds the proto-Minimalist abstract paintings of Josef Albers in the geometric grandeur of Mesoamerican monuments.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Review: ‘Birdboy,' a Disturbing Animated Feature from Spain
The movie has talking animals, but it''s not necessarily for kids.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Sag Harbor's Historic Cinema Saved
Fire destroyed the art-house movie theater a year ago. Locals came to its rescue, exceeding their $8 million fund-raising target for its restoration.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Happy No More, Pharrell Williams and N.E.R.D Want to Wake You Up
A song about joy vaulted Mr. Williams into the stratosphere, but now his long-running side project is returning with an album filled with outrage.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Storm King Show to Focus on Climate Change in 2018
More than a dozen artists will contribute work to a special exhibition at the Storm King Art Center next year.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Book News: From Two Scholars, African-American Folk Tales for the Next Generation
In their new collection, Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tatar have reintroduced stories from the African diaspora.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Disney Makes $52.4 Billion Deal for 21st Century Fox in Big Bet on Streaming
The acquisition of most of Rupert Murdoch''s entertainment empire makes Disney a true competitor to services like Netflix and Amazon.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Disney Makes Deal for 21st Century Fox, Reshaping Entertainment Landscape
The acquisition of most of Rupert Murdoch''s entertainment empire makes Disney a true streaming competitor to services like Netflix and Amazon.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

#SpeakingInDance: I Battled a Mouse King
The Prince''s star moment In 'George Balanchine''s ‘The Nutcracker''' is this pantomime about the battle with the mice.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Review: ‘Ferdinand' Delivers a Timeless Be-Yourself Message
Ferdinand, the picture-book bull that is actually quite tame, gets new life in a computer-animated adaptation from Carlos Saldanha.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Review: ‘Killing for Love' Revisits a Virginia Murder Case
The true-crime documentary lays out a persuasive case for reasonable doubt in the case against Jens Soering, who was convicted, along with his girlfriend.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Review: Emotional ‘Desolation' and Woodland Horror
This psycho-in-the-woods tale benefits from sensitive writing and organic performances.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Review: ‘The Rape of Recy Taylor' Takes a Deep Dive Into Systemic Injustice
Nancy Buirski''s film is one of multiple layers and marvelous gumption.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Review: A Sci-Fi Thriller, ‘Beyond Skyline' Is Beyond Ridiculous
Liam O''Donnell''s genre-hopping film takes its characters from Los Angeles to Laos, but risks losing its audience along the way.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Review: In ‘Soufra,' a Women-Run Food Truck Grows in Lebanon
This documentary from Thomas Morgan, about a female entrepreneur establishing a business just south of Beirut, is a stirring tale of empowerment.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Review: In ‘Youth,' the People's Dance Troupe, in Love and War
This decades-spanning melodrama chronicles the rivalries and heartbreaks of a dance troupe in Mao''s China.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Review: Layabouts Behind a Wedding Lens in ‘Sundowners'
In this droll comedy from Pavan Moondi, a pair of feckless layabouts are assigned to video-record a wedding at a Mexican resort. Mishaps ensue.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Review: The Sidekick as Hero in ‘The Ballad of Lefty Brown'
Bill Pullman stars in this Montana-set western, which tips its cowboy hat to classics of the genre.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Kit Harington Isn't Trying to Compete With ‘Game of Thrones'
Mr. Harington discusses 'Gunpowder,' his new historical thriller on HBO, and what his character does and doesn''t share with Jon Snow.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Best of Late Night: Samantha Bee Says Roy Moore's Loss Belongs to His Accusers
'Their bravery changed the world,' Ms. Bee said of the women who came forward against Mr. Moore.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

London Theater Reviews: The Paranormal Turns Pedantic in ‘The Twilight Zone' Adaptation
This mash-up of eight stories from the TV series, refashioned for the stage, wears its tendency to lecture like a misplaced badge of honor.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

What's on TV Thursday: Jingle Ball and ‘Con Air'
Taylor Swift performs at Jingle Ball following an album release. And Amy Sherman-Palladino''s 'Bunheads' arrives on Hulu.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Mr. Robot: ‘Mr. Robot' Season 3 Finale: Reveals, Reversals and Reconciliations
The season finale of 'Mr. Robot' was thick with reveals and reconciliations, and cycled through suspense, tragedy, high melodrama and horror spectacle.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

PBS Pulls Tavis Smiley's Talk Show After Misconduct Allegations
The network said it had indefinitely suspended distribution of Mr. Smiley''s nightly program after an investigation found 'credible allegations' of inappropriate behavior against him.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 14, 2017

Genocide Survivors Compose a Requiem for Cambodia
'Bangsokol,' one of the first symphonic works to reckon with the Khmer Rouge era, has its New York premiere on Friday.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Music Mogul Russell Simmons Is Accused of Rape by 3 Women
Mr. Simmons, a powerful gatekeeper in the entertainment and media worlds, damaged careers and self-confidence with his pattern of sexual assault and harassment, the women say.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Russell Simmons's Statement on Rape Allegations
The music mogul released a statement in which he denied accusations by three women who say Mr. Simmons raped them.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Down an Internet Rabbit Hole With an Artist as Your Guide
Artists explore some of their off-kilter obsessions in a series of distinctive online videos.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

The 25 Best Classical Music Recordings of 2017
Our critics and writers choose their favorite albums of the year, including a new 'Rigoletto,' Philip Glass piano works, and free-jazz arrangements.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Chrissy Metz Will Make Her Stage Debut in ‘Fat Pig'
The Emmy-nominated actress from 'This is Us' has been cast in an updated version of Neil LaBute''s play.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Modern Love: Modern Love Podcast: Sasheer Zamata Reads ‘Was I on a Date or Babysitting?'
On this week''s podcast, the actress and comedian reads an essay about the trouble with men who behave like children.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Boîte: A Cavernous Indie Music Club Opens in Brooklyn
The hot spot Elsewhere seeks to re-energize the city''s D.I.Y. music scene, with a little help from Mayor Bill de Blasio.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Review: Philharmonic Replies to $50 Million With ‘Hallelujah'
After announcing an impressive 'launch fund' this week, the New York Philharmonic opened a run of Handel''s omnipresent oratorio.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Website Helps Movie and TV Fans Keep Track of Hollywood's ‘Rotten Apples'
Rotten Apples, a new searchable database, aims to help users quickly discover which films or television shows are linked to those facing sexual misconduct allegations.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Review: Philharmonic Follows $50 Million With ‘Hallelujah'
After announcing a $50 million 'launch fund' this week, the New York Philharmonic performed Handel''s omnipresent oratorio under Andrew Manze.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Review: Trisha Brown Company Is Back, in Witty, Delicate Glory
For anyone who cares about the continuance of Brown''s oeuvre, this performance by a crop of mostly new dancers was encouraging.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Critic's Notebook: With a Little Help From Their Friends (and Agents and Librarians and Fact-Checkers ...)
Within the rote exercise of authors'' acknowledgments, truths about family, struggle, pride and terror manage to seep out.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

New Trailer: ‘Annihilation,' Starring Natalie Portman
The sci-fi drama is written and directed by Alex Garland, the filmmaker behind 'Ex Machina.'

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

The Year in Stuff
What a long, strange year it has been. Here are the pieces that defined it: what we wore, we carried, wanted, feared and waited for.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

The Best Live Jazz Performances of 2017
From Winter Jazzfest to the Newport Jazz Festival, our critic''s list of outstanding concert experiences.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Putting Out the Broadway Welcome Mat in Song
These days, once you take your seat, the performers thank you for being there and let you know what to expect. In rhyme!

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

New Trailer: ‘The 15:17 to Paris,' From Clint Eastwood
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NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

The Carpetbagger: ‘The Big Sick' and ‘Get Out' Land SAG Awards Nominations
'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' and 'Mudbound' get boosts while 'The Post' and 'Phantom Thread' are shut out of the actors guild awards.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

The Carpetbagger: At the Screen Actors Guild Awards, It Will Be Women First
Championing actresses and nodding at #MeToo, the industry''s biggest union will have only female presenters will hand out its acting awards.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Plans a Jerome Robbins Tribute
The program, a highlight of the festival''s 2018 season, will be organized by Daniel Ulbricht, a New York City Ballet principal dancer.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Bon Jovi Leads 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: ‘It's About Time'
The band will join the institution in April along with Nina Simone, the Cars, Dire Straits, the Moody Blues and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Review: ‘Mosaic' is a Frustrating Soderbergh Story, Some Assembly Required
'Mosaic' will be an HBO mini-series in January. But first, it''s an intriguing if unsatisfying app, testing the limits of interactivity.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Rewind: Obsession, Unspoken and Unacknowledged: ‘Letter From an Unknown Woman'
This 1948 Max Ophüls melodrama, in a recent restoration, will be shown as part of a Film Society of Lincoln Center series.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

What Critics Are Saying About ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi' (and Porgs)
The first reviews of the latest 'Star Wars' installment were largely positive, with a few wrinkles.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Best of Late Night: Roy Moore's Horse Ride Draws Late-Night Ridicule
Stephen Colbert and other late-night hosts made fun of the losing Alabama Senate candidate for riding a horse to the polls.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

An Opera Star Walks Into a Karaoke Bar …
Singers gathered on their night off from the Met to let their hair down, choosing 'Bohemian Rhapsody' instead of 'La Bohème.'

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

The Race to Erase Kevin Spacey
'I took action,' the director Ridley Scott said of his whirlwind reshoot of 'All the Money in the World,' which featured Christopher Plummer in a role originally filmed by Mr. Spacey.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

New Selections for National Film Registry Include ‘Superman,' ‘Titanic' and ‘Spartacus'
The Library of Congress has chosen 25 more films for preservation, including 'Dumbo,' 'Die Hard,' 'Field of Dreams' and '4 Little Girls.'

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

What's on TV Wednesday: Golden Globes History and ‘The Fake News'
Look back on footage from 75 years of the Golden Globes. And Ed Helms hosts a fake news show.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

He Was a Snob About Musicals. Then He Tried Out to Play Hamilton.
Twenty-five-year-old Londoner Jamael Westman has definitely come around, now that he''s starring in Lin-Manuel Miranda''s hip-hop smash.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Review: In ‘The Children,' the Waters Rise and a Reckoning Comes Due
In Lucy Kirkwood''s chilling play, the meltdown of a nuclear power plant is not just an environmental crisis, but an existential one.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Scene City: Daniel Day-Lewis Makes an Appearance at His Own Film Party
Guests gathered Monday evening to toast the premiere of 'Phantom Thread,' which stars Mr. Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville and Vicky Krieps.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 13, 2017

Disney's Deal for 21st Century Fox Is Said to Be Close
The $60 billion-plus acquisition would give Disney control of most of Rupert Murdoch''s movie and TV empire, and give a serious boost to the company''s streaming ambitions.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week
On display are Nicola L.''s anthropomorphic sculpture, Kelly Akashi''s restrained-psychedelic art and Travess Smalley''s mesmerizing drawings.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Enrico Castellani, Artist in the Postwar Avant-Garde, Dies at 87
Mr. Castellani, from Italy, was part of a swirl of movements and groups that rejected emotion and subjectivity and flourished on both sides of the Atlantic.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Bryn Terfel Joins Cast Exodus From Met Opera's New ‘Tosca'
Mr. Terfel was scheduled to sing Scarpia in a hotly anticipated staging of Puccini''s classic, which has already lost its soprano, tenor and two conductors.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Scene City: Toasting Daniel Day-Lewis and His Potential Last Film
Sienna Miller, Michael Shannon, Jenna Lyons and more gathered at an Upper East Side townhouse to celebrate the New York premiere of 'Phantom Thread.'

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Critic's Notebook: 30 Years Later, Three Bands From New York's Downtown Scene Unite for One Night
The Jazz Passengers, Kamikaze Ground Crew and the Microscopic Septet explored their intertwined histories and looked to the future at the Kitchen.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

‘The Season of Womyn' Is Coming to the Flea Theater
The nonprofit theater in TriBeCa will offer three world premieres in its coming season, starting with a new play by Steph Del Rosso on Jan. 22.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Show Us Your Wall: The Political Power of Art
From his Robert Mapplethorpe photos to a work celebrating the heritage of immigrants, the collection of Ariel Foxman reflects his commitment to social issues.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Books of The Times: Turning the Lens Around on Richard Avedon
In 'Avedon: Something Personal,' by Norma Stevens and Steven M. L. Aronson, friends and colleagues remember the fashion photographer who revolutionized his field.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

‘M. Butterfly' Will Close This Sunday on Broadway
The revival, directed by Julie Taymor and starring Clive Owen, failed to draw an audience and will end its run even earlier than expected.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Up Next: A Young Photographer With an ‘Honest Gaze'
Tyler Mitchell, 22, creates color-saturated images that depict black people and other minorities with authenticity.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Critic's Notebook: Trump Isn't Watching Too Much TV. He's Watching the Wrong Kind.
If the president insists on four-plus hours a day of screen time, maybe he could ease up on the angry-making cable news.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Five Dancers Accuse City Ballet's Peter Martins of Physical Abuse
The accusations, spanning decades, come after a sexual harassment claim against Mr. Martins.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

‘Head Over Heels' Sets Sights on Broadway, After San Francisco
The musical, which marries a 16th-century romance with the songs of the Go-Go''s, had its first production in 2015.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Anatomy of a Scene | ‘Dunkirk'
Christopher Nolan narrates a sequence from his film, which was nominated for 3 Golden Globe awards.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Review: In ‘Miss Kiet's Children,' Refugees Adjust to Dutch Life
The documentary by Petra Lataster-Czisch and Peter Lataster follows young students in the classroom but doesn''t examine their lives outside school.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Embraces the Magic and Mystery. Read Our Review.
With charm and wit, the latest 'Star Wars' movie unites the past and present as it looks toward the future.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Is Really Good! Here's Our Review.
With charm and wit, the latest 'Star Wars' movie unites the past and present as it looks toward the future.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Encounters: ‘Insecure' No More, Yvonne Orji Still Enjoys Cheap Pizza
The actress and comic has opened for Chris Rock, and her HBO show is a hit. But after a set at Carolines she recalled leaner times.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Review: Detoured From ‘La La Land' for a Comic Stop in ‘Boulder City'
Jimmy Fowlie''s one-man show satirizes the struggling, self-involved actress played by Emma Stone in the movie.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

A Dance of Vaporizing Bodies, With a Nod to Butoh
Kota Yamazaki and his wife, the dancer Mina Nishimura, talk about their new work coming to Baryshnikov Arts Center.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

The Philharmonic, Under New Management, Raises $50 Million — Fast
A show of donor confidence will help the orchestra staunch its red ink — and roll out its next maestro, Jaap van Zweden. But what about Geffen Hall?

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Taunts the ‘Failed' New York Bomber
'The worst you did is make the subways run late — and the M.T.A. does that just fine without your help,' the 'Late Show' host said.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

What's on TV Tuesday: ‘Judd Apatow: The Return' and ‘Finding Your Roots'
Mr. Apatow, the comedy producer and director, gets his first stand-up special. And 'Finding Your Roots' explores the genealogies of Questlove and others.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 12, 2017

Review: In This ‘Cruel Intentions,' High School Schemers Sing the Best of the '90s
The choice lines and the soundtrack hits are there in this enjoyable adaptation of the movie. Now it''s time to make a full-fledged show out of a quasi concert.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

The Carpetbagger: James Franco Can Relate to Tommy Wiseau
With a Golden Globe nomination for 'The Disaster Artist,' the actor, director and recent 'SNL' host talks about making a good movie about a bad one, and the wave of sexual harassment allegations in Hollywood.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

Gabriel García Márquez's Archive Freely Available Online
The Harry Ransom Center in Texas has digitized and made available roughly half of the novelist''s archive, including a draft of an unpublished memoir.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

U2's ‘Songs of Experience' Tops Taylor Swift on the Billboard Chart
The Irish band has its eighth No. 1 album, including one in each of the last four decades.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

The Carpetbagger: Jessica Chastain Feared Speaking Out Would Hurt Her Career
The Golden Globe nomination on Monday was especially gratifying for the 'Molly''s Game' actress, who has been an outspoken critic of sexual harassment.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

Celebrating Barbara Cook's Life With Songs and Stories
'A Tribute to Barbara Cook' will honor her life and work with a night of songs, stories and speeches on Dec. 18. Ms. Cook died this year at age 89.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

Review: ‘Jack and the Beanstalk' Is a Holiday Treat Worth Savoring
The British panto tradition finds a welcoming home on the Lower East Side.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

Christoph Waltz, Directing Opera, Moves From Tarantino to Verdi
The Oscar-winning actor concentrates on subtle acting in his new production of 'Falstaff' at Opera Vlaanderen in Belgium.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

Recent Openings
New shows in New York include 'Iphigenia 2.0' and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.'

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

Live Briefing: 2018 Golden Globe Nominations Led by ‘The Shape of Water' and ‘Big Little Lies'
'The Shape of Water,' Guillermo del Toro''s fantasy, led the way with seven nominations, while the newspaper drama 'The Post' had six.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

Golden Globes Briefing: ‘The Shape of Water' and ‘Big Little Lies' Lead Golden Globe Nominations
'The Shape of Water,' Guillermo del Toro''s fantasy, led the way with seven nominations, while the newspaper drama 'The Post' had six.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

Review: A Gothic Tennessee Williams Mash-Up in ‘Glass Guignol'
The venerable experimental troupe Mabou Mines incorporates 'Frankenstein,' fetishwear and puppetry in excavating the playwright''s obsessions.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

Books of The Times: Adding Up a Prolific Poet's Charming Weather Reports
'The Complete Poems of A. R. Ammons' showcases, in two very large volumes, the friendly and searching style of a writer who twice won the National Book Award.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

‘Cat Person' in The New Yorker: A Discussion With the Author
The short fiction piece made an enormous splash after it was published in The New Yorker, prompting discussions about dating, power and consent.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

Review: ‘Just Getting Started' Has Big Names, Not Big Laughs
The writer-director Ron Shelton returns to his favorite themes in this comedy starring Morgan Freeman, Tommy Lee Jones and Rene Russo.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

2018 Golden Globe Nominations: Full List
A complete list of the nominees for the 2018 Golden Globe awards.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 11, 2017

The TV Surprises and Snubs of the 2018 Golden Globes
The Golden Globe nominations came out this morning and on the TV side, there were some snazzy out-there choices, along with some snubs.

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