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Ideas, Arts, and Culture (page 3)

August 18, 2023 5:32 am

‘Strays’ Review: On Will Forte’s Villainy

Sonny Bunch
August 17, 2023 5:32 am

Effective Altruism Is a Short Circuit

For all its pretensions to mathematical objectivity, the moral paradigm of crypto fraudster Sam Bankman-Fried cannot tell you how to…
Mary Townsend
August 15, 2023 10:58 am

Steven Soderbergh Goes ‘Full Circle’

Across the Movie Aisle
August 12, 2023 12:00 pm

How to Start a Film Studio in 2023

Listen now (47 mins) | Roy Price, the founder of Prime Video and Amazon Studios, on the open spaces in…
Sonny Bunch
August 11, 2023 5:32 am

‘The Last Voyage of the Demeter’ Review

All the component parts of a good movie, but not one.
Sonny Bunch
August 11, 2023 5:32 am

Pain Seeking Understanding

Two recent memoirs put the authors’ ongoing experiences of personal suffering in the service of more complete views of the…
Mark Clemens
August 11, 2023 5:32 am

When a Master of the Short Story Went Long

Andre Dubus wrote only one novel. Its reissue is an occasion for celebrating his gift for capturing “moments,” and his…
Nick Ripatrazone
August 8, 2023 2:10 pm

A Misleading New Portrait of an Atomic Spy

From the director of ‘Hoop Dreams’ comes a credulous documentary about Ted Hall, who gave Manhattan Project secrets to the…
Ron Radosh
August 8, 2023 10:37 am

Could Digital Extras Kill Acting?

Across the Movie Aisle
August 7, 2023 7:55 pm

William Friedkin, 1935–2023

The career ups and downs of the director of ‘The French Connection’—plus, what people *still* get wrong about ‘The Exorcist.’
Bill Ryan