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On Second Thought: Is Woody Allen a Great Filmmaker? Discuss 21 Feb 10:46pm On Second Thought: Is Woody Allen a Great Filmmaker? Discuss
Our film critic rewatched key films by the auteur to see if they held up in the #MeToo moment. He came to surprising conclusions.
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Review: Is Edward Albee ‘At Home at the Zoo’? You Bet He Is. 21 Feb 9:45pm Review: Is Edward Albee ‘At Home at the Zoo’? You Bet He Is.
A terrific revival of this master playwright’s double bill of “Homelife” and “The Zoo Story” proves that there was nowhere he would not go.
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In Picasso’s Blue Period, Scanners Find Secrets He Painted Over 21 Feb 6:19pm Updated In Picasso’s Blue Period, Scanners Find Secrets He Painted Over
Scientists used a variety of tools originally developed for medicine, manufacturing and geology to discover hidden details in the artist’s paintings and sculptures.
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Max Desfor, 104, War Photographer at Midcentury, Is Dead 21 Feb 5:43pm Updated Max Desfor, 104, War Photographer at Midcentury, Is Dead
Mr. Desfor’s photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize.
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Critic’s Notebook: French Olympic Ice Dancers Make Skating as Ethereal as Ballet 21 Feb 4:47pm Updated Critic’s Notebook: French Olympic Ice Dancers Make Skating as Ethereal as Ballet
A dance critic’s take: They didn’t win the gold, but no team matched the artistry of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron.
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How Much Magic Can ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Make on Broadway? 21 Feb 4:40pm Updated How Much Magic Can ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Make on Broadway?
The theater that will house the play has been rebuilt in the hope that it will run for many, many years. So why is J.K. Rowling worried?
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Modern Love: Modern Love Podcast: Uma Thurman Reads ‘The Accident No One Talked About’ 21 Feb 4:21pm Modern Love: Modern Love Podcast: Uma Thurman Reads ‘The Accident No One Talked About’
This week, the actress tells the story of a family’s shattering secret.
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A Jeweled 19th-Century Doll Sets a Record and Heads for a New Museum 21 Feb 4:11pm Updated A Jeweled 19th-Century Doll Sets a Record and Heads for a New Museum
The French doll, with a necklace of gems containing tiny photographs, brought $333,500 at auction in January. It will be in the collection of the Barry Art Museum.
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Album Review: Turnstile Knows Hardcore’s Rules. That’s Why It Can Break Them. 21 Feb 4:09pm Updated Album Review: Turnstile Knows Hardcore’s Rules. That’s Why It Can Break Them.
The band stretches boundaries on its outstanding new album, “Time & Space,” while Ronny J is showcasing how heavy music has migrated to hip-hop.
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Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Stands With Florida Students Fighting for Gun Control 21 Feb 2:53pm Updated Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Stands With Florida Students Fighting for Gun Control
“I hope these kids don’t give up,” Colbert said on Tuesday. “Someone else may be in power, but this country belongs to them.”
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Glenda Jackson on Quitting Parliament, Playing Lear and Returning to Broadway 21 Feb 2:41pm Updated Glenda Jackson on Quitting Parliament, Playing Lear and Returning to Broadway
After winning two Oscars, she stopped acting for decades to fight Thatcherism. Now, at 81, she’s tackling an Edward Albee classic. But she insists, “I lead a very dull life.”
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Review: ‘Game Night’ Has a Winning Rachel McAdams and Charades With a Twist 21 Feb 2:36pm Updated Review: ‘Game Night’ Has a Winning Rachel McAdams and Charades With a Twist
A married couple questions reality after their weekly couples game night turns into a kidnapping mystery.
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Review: A Dance About the Dawn, but Not the Quiet Dawn 21 Feb 1:51pm Review: A Dance About the Dawn, but Not the Quiet Dawn
The improviser and choreographer Jennifer Monson’s “bend the even” presents a vision of nature as wild, powerful and unexpectedly eruptive.
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How Jonny Greenwood Wove the ‘Phantom Thread’ Score 21 Feb 1:49pm How Jonny Greenwood Wove the ‘Phantom Thread’ Score
The Radiohead guitarist has been nominated for an Oscar for best original score. If he wins, he may need to thank Bach, Messiaen and Britten.
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My Favorite Page: A Lullaby, a Caress: Yo-Yo Ma, Ax and Kavakos on Brahms 21 Feb 12:16pm My Favorite Page: A Lullaby, a Caress: Yo-Yo Ma, Ax and Kavakos on Brahms
The celebrity musicians, who play at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, choose their favorite page from Brahms’s three piano trios.
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Programmed for Kids, This Film Festival Has Adults Lining Up, Too 21 Feb 12:00pm Programmed for Kids, This Film Festival Has Adults Lining Up, Too
The New York International Children’s Film Festival, which runs through March 18, offers 15 features, nine shorts programs and virtual reality.
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Kobe Bryant Could Add an Oscar to His Record of Wins 21 Feb 11:32am Updated Kobe Bryant Could Add an Oscar to His Record of Wins
The ex-basketball star worked with animation and music stars to make the short “Dear Basketball.” It’s an academy front-runner, though it’s drawn #MeToo protests.
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On Second Thought: Is Woody Allen a Great Filmmaker? Discuss. 21 Feb 10:00am On Second Thought: Is Woody Allen a Great Filmmaker? Discuss.
Our film critic rewatched key films by the auteur to see if they held up in the #MeToo moment. He came to surprising conclusions.
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28 Years After His Death, a Composer Gets a Publishing Deal 21 Feb 9:00am 28 Years After His Death, a Composer Gets a Publishing Deal
The agreement between G. Schirmer and the estate of Julius Eastman promises to restore to the canon the neglected work of a gay, black artist.
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How Much Magic Can ‘Harry Potter’ Make? 21 Feb 8:21am Updated How Much Magic Can ‘Harry Potter’ Make?
The Broadway home for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” has been rebuilt in the hope that it will run for many, many years. So why is J.K. Rowling worried?
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Show Us Your Wall: They Built a Home, and With It, a Collection 21 Feb 6:00am Show Us Your Wall: They Built a Home, and With It, a Collection
Susanne and Bill Pritchard discovered their passion for art when they commissioned a design for their dream home in Houston.
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Feature: Laurie Metcalf Was Hiding in Plain Sight 21 Feb 5:00am Feature: Laurie Metcalf Was Hiding in Plain Sight
From “Lady Bird” to “Three Tall Women” to a revival of “Roseanne,” the 62-year-old actress is finally showing off the extent of her range.
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Otherworldly: The Latest in Science Fiction and Fantasy 21 Feb 5:00am Otherworldly: The Latest in Science Fiction and Fantasy
Monsters, golems and doppelgängers range through these sublime new collections of short fiction.
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What’s on TV Wednesday: The Brit Awards and ‘Nature: The Last Rhino’ 21 Feb 1:00am What’s on TV Wednesday: The Brit Awards and ‘Nature: The Last Rhino’
Dua Lipa and Justin Timberlake perform at the Brit Awards. And a documentary takes a look at the last male northern white rhinoceros.
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