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Review: In ‘Lonely Planet,’ Mismatched Friends and an Unnamed Plague 19 Oct 9:45pm Review: In ‘Lonely Planet,’ Mismatched Friends and an Unnamed Plague
In a Keen Company revival of Steven Dietz’s play, the comic actors Arnie Burton and Matt McGrath trade quips to keep the fear at bay.
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Artist’s Chinatown Depiction Ignites Protests 19 Oct 7:12pm Artist’s Chinatown Depiction Ignites Protests
The artist Omer Fast and protesters are at odds over his recreation of a Chinatown waiting room.
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Tarantino on Weinstein: ‘I Knew Enough to Do More Than I Did’ 19 Oct 6:29pm Updated Tarantino on Weinstein: ‘I Knew Enough to Do More Than I Did’
Quentin Tarantino says he knew about allegations against Harvey Weinstein and feels ashamed about not taking a stronger stand.
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19 Oct 4:36pm Harvey Weinstein: Hollywood’s Open Secret — and Punch Line
As Hollywood open up about the alleged sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein, Melena Ryzik, Times culture reporter, finds that the industry has been making references about him in TV shows and awards programs for years.
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Art Review: Lauren Greenfield Tries to Capture the Meaning of Money 19 Oct 4:05pm Updated Art Review: Lauren Greenfield Tries to Capture the Meaning of Money
In “Generation Wealth,” the photographer shows that she can satirize her subjects. But does she give insight into why we live the way we do?
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How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend? 19 Oct 3:55pm Updated How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Coming up: A comedic documentary, a modern revival of a classic musical and that long-awaited reunion on “Outlander.”
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Review: ‘BPM (Beats Per Minute)’ Captures the Fierce AIDS Fight 19 Oct 3:49pm Updated Review: ‘BPM (Beats Per Minute)’ Captures the Fierce AIDS Fight
This passionate historical drama from Robin Campillo follows young French activists through an emotional battle for respect and care.
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Books of The Times: In ‘Righteous,’ a Stand-Up Sleuth Investigates His Brother’s Murder 19 Oct 3:18pm Books of The Times: In ‘Righteous,’ a Stand-Up Sleuth Investigates His Brother’s Murder
Joe Ide’s follow-up to his award-winning debut novel, “IQ,” begins in the exact spot that story left off: in a junkyard with a car full of evidence.
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Book News: Australia’s Amazon Book Battle 19 Oct 3:03pm Updated Book News: Australia’s Amazon Book Battle
The online retailer is moving in. Booksellers are nervous. But disrupting Australians’ reading habits might not be so easy to do.
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Upright Citizens Brigade to Leave Chelsea Theater and Move Uptown 19 Oct 2:27pm Updated Upright Citizens Brigade to Leave Chelsea Theater and Move Uptown
The Upright Citizens Brigade will be leaving its famed space in Chelsea and moving to a location on West 42nd Street by early December.
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Review: ‘The Snowman’ Is a Thrill-Free Thriller Tied in Knots 19 Oct 2:15pm Review: ‘The Snowman’ Is a Thrill-Free Thriller Tied in Knots
Michael Fassbender and other talented people wander through this leaden mess.
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Art Review: The American Vietnam War Is in the Spotlight, Again 19 Oct 1:29pm Art Review: The American Vietnam War Is in the Spotlight, Again
The New-York Historical Society’s show on the Vietnam War highlights its racial and class divisions, generational rifts and governmental mendacity.
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Review: At 100 Episodes, ‘The Walking Dead’ Is Walking in Circles 19 Oct 12:47pm Review: At 100 Episodes, ‘The Walking Dead’ Is Walking in Circles
Entering its eighth season, with no end in sight, one of TV’s highest-rated series has forsaken terror for franchise building.
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Review: Life is Soccer, and Soccer is Life, in ‘/peh-LO-tah/’ 19 Oct 12:13pm Review: Life is Soccer, and Soccer is Life, in ‘/peh-LO-tah/’
Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s dance-theater show considers racism, colonialism and aging as refracted through the world’s most popular sport.
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Books of Style: Inside the Estate that Inspired ‘The Philadelphia Story’ 19 Oct 12:07pm Updated Books of Style: Inside the Estate that Inspired ‘The Philadelphia Story’
A lavish new book examines the history of Ardrossan and the old-money world of Philadelphia’s Main Line.
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Review: ‘Wonderstruck,’ Todd Haynes’s Imitations of Life 19 Oct 11:51am Review: ‘Wonderstruck,’ Todd Haynes’s Imitations of Life
Mr. Haynes’s lovely adaptation of Brian Selznick’s book centers on a girl in the 1920s and a boy in the ’70s whose lives are mysteriously connected.
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Review: In ‘Dealt,’ a Magician Never Shows His Hand (Until He Does) 19 Oct 11:50am Updated Review: In ‘Dealt,’ a Magician Never Shows His Hand (Until He Does)
This documentary focuses on the hyperkinetic card magician Richard Turner.
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Review: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman and ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ 19 Oct 11:46am Review: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman and ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’
Yorgos Lanthimos’s follow-up to “The Lobster” is a family drama that doesn’t reach the same imaginative peaks of his earlier films.
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Kelly Clarkson Is Nobody’s Puppet 19 Oct 11:41am Updated Kelly Clarkson Is Nobody’s Puppet
She’s always been outspoken, honest and unfiltered. But now the singer is taking more control of her sound, with a new album, “Meaning of Life.”
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Chelsea Handler, Ending Netflix Show, Says She Will Focus on Political Activism 19 Oct 11:05am Chelsea Handler, Ending Netflix Show, Says She Will Focus on Political Activism
Ms. Handler said she is quitting the series, “Chelsea,” to work on a new Netflix documentary project, in which she’ll talk to “people of different ethnicities, religions and political philosophies.”
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Jennifer Lawrence and Other Stars Share Stories of Harassment 19 Oct 10:52am Updated Jennifer Lawrence and Other Stars Share Stories of Harassment
Ms. Lawrence, Reese Witherspoon, Molly Ringwald and others are coming forward to talk about their bad experiences starting out in Hollywood.
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Russian Artist Is Charged Over Fire at Central Bank Building in Paris 19 Oct 10:48am Updated Russian Artist Is Charged Over Fire at Central Bank Building in Paris
Pyotr Pavlensky was pictured on social media standing in front of flames at a Banque de France building on the Place de la Bastille.
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Review: ‘Tempestad’ Peers Into Mexico’s Horrific Legal System 19 Oct 10:39am Updated Review: ‘Tempestad’ Peers Into Mexico’s Horrific Legal System
The documentary listens to the stories of two women tormented by Mexican law enforcement and criminal gangs.
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Review: ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Slowly Goes Where Dark TV Has Gone Before 19 Oct 10:15am Review: ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Slowly Goes Where Dark TV Has Gone Before
Through its first five episode, this moody series has some good ideas as it tries to adapt the franchise to the times. But it could use an energy boost
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Review: ‘Only the Brave’ Is an Inspiring Tale of Firefighter Sacrifice 19 Oct 10:10am Review: ‘Only the Brave’ Is an Inspiring Tale of Firefighter Sacrifice
This action drama from Joseph Kosinski — about the Granite Mountain Hotshots of Prescott, Ariz. — offers some real feeling under a schematic surface.
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Review: In ‘Tragedy Girls,’ Teenagers Terrorize (and Tweet) 19 Oct 10:00am Review: In ‘Tragedy Girls,’ Teenagers Terrorize (and Tweet)
In this slasher comedy, two high school social media stars find that murder is the best way to drum up followers for their online horror brand.
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Picasso Murals Caught Up in Terrorist Attack’s Bitter Legacy 19 Oct 7:16am Updated Picasso Murals Caught Up in Terrorist Attack’s Bitter Legacy
An Oslo building seen as a symbol of social democracy, and damaged in a deadly 2011 car bombing, is to be torn down, with its artworks relocated.
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Review: Uncovering a Displaced Family’s Past in ‘Aida’s Secrets’ 19 Oct 7:00am Review: Uncovering a Displaced Family’s Past in ‘Aida’s Secrets’
This documentary follows Izak Szewelewicz, who was sent to Israel as a toddler after World War II, on a search for the brother he didn’t know he had.
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Review: ‘One of Us,’ a Portrait of Starting a New Life 19 Oct 7:00am Review: ‘One of Us,’ a Portrait of Starting a New Life
This documentary, directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, follows three ultra-Orthodox Jews who have left the Hasidic community.
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Review: Braving Foot Rot and Fire Ants in the Amazon ‘Jungle’ 19 Oct 7:00am Review: Braving Foot Rot and Fire Ants in the Amazon ‘Jungle’
Daniel Radcliffe suffers for his art in this true-life survival tale about the Israeli adventurer Yossi Ghinsberg.
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Review: Secrets and Lies in ‘Never Here’ 19 Oct 7:00am Review: Secrets and Lies in ‘Never Here’
This film, which features Sam Shepard in his final, all-too-brief screen role, plays more like an experimental art project.
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London Theater Reviews: Brexit Britain Through the Lens of a Russian Master 19 Oct 6:26am London Theater Reviews: Brexit Britain Through the Lens of a Russian Master
Mike Bartlett’s “Albion” riffs on Chekhov to give a fresh view of modern-day England, but a French play in a new translation proves suffocating.
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Feature: The Superweirdo Behind ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ 19 Oct 5:00am Feature: The Superweirdo Behind ‘Thor: Ragnarok’
To revamp the most boring superhero in the Marvel pantheon, the company turned to an eccentric indie filmmaker from New Zealand. Will Americans like the view inside Taika Waititi’s head?
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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Says the Only Wall We Need Is Around Harvey Weinstein 19 Oct 4:55am Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Says the Only Wall We Need Is Around Harvey Weinstein
The “Daily Show” host said of Mr. Weinstein, “This guy keeps getting worse and worse.”
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‘The Walking Dead’ at 100: Still a Hit, but for How Much Longer? 19 Oct 3:23am Updated ‘The Walking Dead’ at 100: Still a Hit, but for How Much Longer?
As the zombie apocalypse drama returns for Season 8, the AMC series is looking to rebound from a stretch of storytelling shenanigans that alienated viewers.
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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’ and ‘The Eleven’ 19 Oct 1:00am What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’ and ‘The Eleven’
Watch Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in their first movie together. And a true crime documentary comes to A&E.
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Obama Letters From 1980s Are Obtained by Emory University 19 Oct 12:01am Obama Letters From 1980s Are Obtained by Emory University
Nine letters from Barack Obama to his college girlfriend, Alexandra McNear, will be available to the public at Emory’s Stuart A. Rose library.
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