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Charlie Kaufman's I'm Thinking of Ending Things: A neglected man neglected again

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British actress Diana Rigg (1938-2020)

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An interview with Michael Fitzgerald, producer of Waiting for the Barbarians

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences plan for racial and gender criteria: A right-wing attack on artistic freedom

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Film version of Jack London's Martin Eden: An artist who loses touch with everyday life

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The promotion of Black capitalism in Pharrell Williams & Jay-Z's "Entrepreneur"

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Coup 53 recounts the role of British intelligence in overthrowing Mosaddegh government in Iran

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100 years since the birth of jazz master Charlie Parker

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Ghosts of West Virginia: A moving new album by Steve Earle & The Dukes

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On the passing of musician Justin Townes Earle, 1982-2020

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Julian Bream (1933-2020): Pioneer of the classical guitar

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Seberg: The story of actress Jean Seberg racialized and trivialized

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The Truth: Catherine Deneuve as an actress with her feet on the ground

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Desert One: Barbara Kopple returns to the fold with her Iran hostage crisis film

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Kelly Reichardt's First Cow: Two men in the wilderness face something more dangerous—big business

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Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen in The Good Liar: The consequences of light-mindedness

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British filmmaker Alan Parker (1944-2020): An establishment rebel

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The debut of Coriky, a new band featuring members of Fugazi and The Evens

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Producers push reckless resumption of North American film production in face of pandemic

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The Line movingly conveys health care workers' struggles during the pandemic

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The Invisible Man: A woman struck by an "unseen hand"

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Shirley: A fictionalized account of writer Shirley Jackson's life

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What is the New York Times up to at the Detroit Institute of Arts?

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Hamilton: An American Musical finally available for broader viewing

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Italian composer Francesco Lotoro rescues music composed in the concentration camps

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Fire damages historic Nantes cathedral in France

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#Anne Frank Parallel Stories: The young victim of the Nazis

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RTJ4: Run the Jewels melds "rebellion" with reaction

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Lenox Hill: Portrait of New York City hospital obscures more than it shows

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The campaign to smear novelist Charles Dickens as a racist

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British government's token arts rescue package: A "back-to-work" agenda amid an ongoing catastrophe

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An appreciation of British painter Leon Kossoff (1926-2019)

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Neil Young's Homegrown: Time capsule from the 1970s

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Inhuman Resources: In French Netflix series, an unemployed man takes extreme measures

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Season 4 of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why: Biting off more than it can chew

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The Kominsky Method: The mostly comic challenges of aging

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The Salisbury Poisonings: Skripal drama framed as anti-Russian propaganda

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British actor Ian Holm (1931–2020): Classical performance adapted for the screen

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Veteran curator at New York's Metropolitan Museum latest to come under racialist attack

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The coronavirus crisis, the government's aid package and the attempt to strangle German art

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Antigone from Canada recounts the struggle of an immigrant youth to defend her brother against state violence

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The Strokes' The New Abnormal and Hamilton Leithauser's The Loves Of Your Life: Two decades on from the rise of "indie rock"

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Rapper Lil Baby's new single begins to address "The Bigger Picture"

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Quebec film distributors censor Roman Polanski's J'accuse

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Seven Days in May (1964): When American filmmaking envisioned a military coup

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The BBC's Sitting in Limbo: Compelling dramatization of the anti-migrant Windrush scandal

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Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich reviews life, crimes and death of financier

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Classical musicians face unprecedented challenges amid COVID-19 pandemic

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True History of the Kelly Gang: Little resemblance to the real story

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Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln

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Uncut Gems: How to win bets and alienate people

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The Eddy: Struggling musicians in Paris—how unprepared artists are for the present situation!

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Writer on Law & Order: SVU spinoff threatens to kill "looters"

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Unorthodox: Netflix series tells story of young woman's flight from Hasidic community in New York

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Impact of COVID-19 and George Floyd killing on artistic life: An interview with a young artist-actor in Brooklyn, New York

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The History Channel's Grant

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Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool - Impressive raw material, but a non-committal approach

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The Accident unambiguously indicts the corporate elite

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Singer Johnny Cash's first wife: My Darling Vivian shows us the woman who walked the line

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Pessimism and the Unhuman: The Overstory by Richard Powers

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Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band—a documentary film

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Social problems begin to come to the fore in Billie Eilish's debut album

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World on Fire: Dramas of World War II

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Lost Girls: The everyday cruelty of American life

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Kraftwerk's Florian Schneider: The pioneer of electronica (1947-2020)

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Television adaptation of Little Fires Everywhere: Small change, in fact

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Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York: A little more of an edge than usual

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Fetch the Bolt Cutters: One small step for Fiona Apple

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Beethoven's opera Fidelio for a new online audience of millions

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Tony Allen (1940-2020): Pioneering drummer of Afrobeat dies

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Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dead at 87

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Ricky Gervais' After Life: To be or not to be, that's one of the questions

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What Do We Need to Talk About?: Richard Nelson's "Zoom theater" in the midst of the pandemic

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The coronavirus crisis and its impact on the conditions for artists and arts workers

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Dorothea Lange: Words and Pictures: An exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art

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Resistance and The Resistance Banker: Dramas of the struggle against Nazism

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German photomontage artist John Heartfield: A new online exhibition

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One World: Together At Home—A noble gesture married to official cynicism

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Tiger King on Netflix: Approach with caution!

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The Innocence Files on Netflix: Freeing frame-up victims from prison

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Sincerely Louis C.K.—Comedian returns with a stand-up special

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The concluding episodes of The Plot Against America: In 1940, an America gone fascist

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COVID-19 kills jazz saxophone master Lee Konitz

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Star Trek: Picard—The prospects of an aging icon

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Curtiz: A film about the filming of Casablanca in 1942

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Five Came Back: Hollywood filmmakers and World War II

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Pedro Costa's Vitalina Varela and the endless night

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