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Ideas, Arts, and Culture (page 6)

June 30, 2023 3:46 pm

Alan Arkin, 1934–2023

A funnyman whose dramatic range turned out to be limitless.
Bill Ryan
June 30, 2023 5:32 am

‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ Review

Or: Raiders of the Lost IP.
Sonny Bunch
June 24, 2023 12:01 pm

New Doc Examines How Vets Are Recruited by Militias

Listen now (32 min) | 'Against All Enemies' Producer Ken Harbaugh on extremism's uptick amongst veterans.
Sonny Bunch
June 23, 2023 5:32 am

Why We Still Pay to Hear Classical Music Live

The twentieth century's democratization of high culture gave third-tier cities the gift of world-class civic orchestras. They still have the…
Benjamin Dueholm
June 23, 2023 5:32 am

Arnold Schwarzenegger Is No Hero

His recent authorized documentary tells a sanitized story. To learn the truth about this catch-and-kill pioneer, you’ll need to revisit…
A.L. Bardach
June 20, 2023 1:50 pm

The Summer of Flops!

Across the Movie Aisle
June 19, 2023 5:04 am

Juneteenth: ‘The Day of Freedom Came’

First-person accounts of emancipation.
Booker T. Washington et al.
June 17, 2023 12:01 pm

How Universal Found a Brand-New Customer

Listen now (35 min) | The NYT's Brooks Barnes on the rise of premium VOD and the shrinking theatrical window.
Sonny Bunch
June 16, 2023 5:32 am

The Meaning of Dad Aesthetics

Loneliness, ambiguity, and self-giving. Oh, my!
Matt Dinan