Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, creators of the original mockumentary, talk about the new TV adaptation and the hassles of never dying.
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The director of “Get Out” returns with a horror movie about a family terrorized by weird doubles. A dazzling Lupita Nyong’o heads up the terrific cast.
As the museum’s Andy Warhol retrospective ends its run, Holland Cotter revisits the exhibition through a work that showed the artist shifting gears.
A major retrospective in Venice assembles more than 80 of the artist’s canvases, plus a huge mosaic of Italian marble.
Siah Armajani’s career survey at the Met Breuer and public sculpture in Brooklyn Bridge Park offer a portrait of the Iranian artist in exile in America.
Matt Walker just got his big acting break in the farce “The Play That Goes Wrong.” But he’s not giving up his day job in a Nobel winner’s biology lab.
As the show wraps up, the co-creator Aline Brosh McKenna writes about helping to create and guide the series with a diverse group of colleagues.
The 35-year-old Trinidadian trumpeter has spent his career fusing his homeland traditions with jazz ideas. His new album is “Carnival: The Sound of a People, Vol. 1.”
The artist dances with wolves, and hunters, in his new film “Redoubt,” shot in his native Idaho. It’s the most emancipated work of his career.
The “Daily Show” host mocked the president for feuding with the late John McCain (“and losing,” he added).
The Kenyan-Mexican star of “Us” and “Black Panther,” who seems to excel at everything — even rap — is an exception in her industry, for better and worse.
The American Museum of Natural History corrects a Native American story in full view of visitors, inviting them to “reconsider this scene.”
In his second feature, the director Laszlo Nemes (“Son of Saul”) applies his near-subjective cinematic style to pre-World War I Budapest.
In her enthralling study of interracial relationships, featuring a brilliant Daveed Diggs, Suzan-Lori Parks parses the lies we live by.
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for children and teenagers happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Our guide to film series and special screenings.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Mr. Adès yet again proved his musical prowess in two Carnegie Hall appearances as a pianist, composer and conductor. And his latest concerto sizzles.
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
When Kurt Vonnegut was at work on his hugely influential antiwar novel, “he was writing to save his own life,” his daughter said.
The play, called “Bella Bella” and written by Mr. Fierstein, casts him as the outspoken New York congresswoman and activist.
How should we look at an old show with objectionable gender politics? As a historical curio, or as the next item on the cancel culture agenda?
A British museum has returned locks of an emperor’s hair to Ethiopia. But dealing with culturally sensitive objects is not always so simple.
Law Roach, the man behind the looks of Instagram’s biggest celebrity as well as Zendaya and Tiffany Haddish, uses clothes to send a message.
In their debut novels, Yara Zgheib and Anissa Gray explore the harrowing experience of female eating disorders.
Blueface’s “Thotiana” is a nearly perfectly engineered hit of the social media age.
For its annual orchid display, the New York Botanical Garden has drawn inspiration from Southeast Asia. Rich beauty abounds.
The museum announced commissions from Wangechi Mutu and Kent Monkman and the world premiere of a video installation by Ragnar Kjartansson on Thursday.
“Little Boy” recounts his life story in a free association of flashes and arias, of high and low culture — the verbal riffs of a good talker.
In a movie that stars Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais and Tiger Chen, the gaps in the plot may not really matter.
A controlled thriller that invents an intimate subtext for the 1983 escape of imprisoned Irish Republican Army fighters from the fortresslike Maze.
Based on the Martin Amis murder mystery “Night Train,” the movie retains several of its central characters but very little else.
Nancy Schwartzman’s bone-chilling documentary is a tough but essential watch.
The film re-creates the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai through the eyes of a sprawling international ensemble.
This film demonstrates the power of delicious cuisine to spice up an otherwise straightforward, sentimental film.
A new play by the Australian writer Stephen Sewell imagines an intriguing meeting of strong women.
In Boris Fishman’s memoir, “Savage Feast,” mealtime is when all the rich and roiling contradictions of his Eastern European Jewish family come into play.
Jonathan Gardner’s wry, lush and pleasurable paintings; Jae and Wadsworth Jarrell’s master works; two shows refiguring the future of new media; and Fin Simonetti on the myths of masculinity.
The author, most recently, of the novel “The Other Americans” first read Zora Neale Hurston five years ago: “I was knocked out by her eye for detail.”
He’s an old-school performer who specializes in hard-hitting punch lines and isn’t interested in fighting culture wars. That makes him a rarity in comedy today.
The trumpeter’s bold new album, “Ancestral Recall,” offers the kind of slow-burning immersion that most of his recent records have only gestured at.
On the backyard set of this NBC bar comedy, they’re always glad you came. (“They” are raccoons and skunks who like craft services.)
A new publisher, AWA, will have a connected superhero universe as well as stand-alone comics.
“Bill & Ted Face the Music,” starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter as middle-aged versions of the excellent duo, is planned for summer 2020.
In her debut collection, “Invasive Species,” the Egyptian immigrant Marwa Helal plumbs the complications of nationhood and inclusion.
It’s long on atmosphere, short on specifics but we do know that Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt star as a TV western veteran and his stunt double.
Ms. Lopez Ochoa, a self-described “chameleon” choreographer, is the winner of the 2019 award.
Santino Fontana’s turn as a man in a wig comes at a time when Broadway has been reckoning with the idea that musical comedies need to offer fully realized female characters.
Meyers and other late-night hosts went after the president for boasting that he had donated part of his salary to the Department of Homeland Security.
The Milan Triennial showcases projects by designers, architects and artists that highlight humanity’s troubled relationship to nature.
“I congratulate them on their courage,” said the photographer Nan Goldin, after the National Portrait Gallery said it would not accept a gift from the family, which has links to the opioid crisis.
A threatening text message with a homophobic epithet leads to catastrophe for two families in a new play by Michael McKeever.
At the core of the “Ring” is the relationship between Wotan and Brünnhilde. The Metropolitan Opera’s old and new stagings offer divergent approaches.
The wife-and-husband team of Sara Mearns and Joshua Bergasse talk about working together on “I Married an Angel” for Encores! Reader, she Lindy Hops.
The festival will feature a globally popular production of “The Magic Flute,” a new Mark Morris dance and a musical adaptation of a Langston Hughes poem.