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‘Triple Threat’ Review: Fighting, Fighting and More Fighting

“Triple Threat” unites three stalwarts of contemporary martial arts cinema: Indonesia’s Iko Uwais (“The Raid”), Thailand’s Tony Jaa (the “Ong-Bak” trilogy) and China’s Tiger Chen (who did stunts on “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and the “Matrix” movies). Their...

Trevor Noah Pillories Trump for ‘Beefing With a Dead Man’

Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the previous night’s highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid to watch comedy. If you’re interested in hearing from The Times regularly about great TV,...

When Mae West Met Diane Arbus

MELBOURNE, Australia — “Imperious, adorable, magnanimous, genteel, and girlish, almost simultaneously.” That’s how photographer Diane Arbus described Mae West in 1964. West, a 71-year-old screen legend, hated the unvarnished photos her visitor took for “Show” magazine. Still, the...

Laila Lalami: By the Book

What books would you recommend for somebody who wants to know more about Morocco?The work of Mohamed Choukri, which I discovered when I was 15, was a revelation. His first novel, “Al-Khubz al-Hafi,” loosely based on his childhood...

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Revisits a Tale That Refuses to Die

CLEMENT I forgot that joke. “Yes, I have a different head.” WAITITI “Ah, but I remember the voice. And the heckles.” When we first met in Wellington, nothing was really open late at night except for video-game parlors....

What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Network’ and Two Very Different Spy Movies

Sidney Lumet’s “Network” is on TCM. And it’s a night of Bourne and Bond.What’s on TVNETWORK (1976) 10:15 p.m. on TCM. A recent staged reimagining has given this Paddy Chayefsky satire of TV-obsessed America a new life on...

Critic’s Pick: Review: Hearing the Roar of Racism in ‘White Noise’

In her enthralling study of interracial relationships, featuring a brilliant Daveed Diggs, Suzan-Lori Parks parses the lies we live by. Source link

‘Us’ Review: Jordan Peele’s Creepy Latest Turns a Funhouse Mirror on Us

Jordan Peele’s new horror movie, “Us,” is an expansive philosophical hall of mirrors. Like his 2017 hit, “Get Out,” this daring fun-until-it’s-not shocker starts from the genre’s central premise that everyday life is a wellspring of terrors. In...

A Painting Looted by and Returned to Nazis Finally Goes to Its Jewish Owners

AMSTERDAM — A cathedral in Germany has agreed to return a Nazi-looted painting to the heirs of Gottlieb and Mathilde Kraus, an Austrian Jewish couple from whom it was stolen in 1941, according to the Commission for Looted...

‘Dragged Across Concrete’ Review: The Evil That Men Do (Repeatedly)

The story is as predictable as expected, with the usual guns, cars and money, though drawn out to an unhurried 158 minutes. There are ostensible good men turned bad, and one who is perhaps less bad. There are...

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