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He Knows Melodrama When He Sees It
From Douglas Sirk to Todd Haynes and points in between, Lincoln Center’s Dennis Lim discusses the Film Society’s sprawling series “Emotion Pictures.”
The All-Stars of ‘Star Wars’
Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver and their “Last Jedi” comrades discuss the difficulties of new relationships, the joys of villainy and those porgs.
Luke Skywalker Speaks
Mark Hamill has always embraced his “Star Wars” legacy, but when he was invited back for “The Force Awakens” and “The Last Jedi,” he hesitated: “I was just really scared.”
10 Things to Do Now in NYC
It’s a big city, with plenty to do, see, hear and watch. Here’s a sampling of cultural highlights this weekend and over the week ahead.
Scene City: Causes for All Seasons
Galas were held for Conservation International, New York Stage & Film, Central Park Conservancy and Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.
#MeToo Comes for a Hip-Hop Pioneer
The media mogul Russell Simmons is accused of raping three women. Our culture reporter Melena Ryzik talks about The New York Times’s investigation into Mr. Simmons and the significance of women of color speaking out about alleged predatory behavior.
Sag Harbor’s Historic Cinema Saved
Fire destroyed the art-house movie theater a year ago. Locals came to its rescue, exceeding their $8 million fund-raising target for its restoration.