The arguments over HBO’s dark fantasy made it the signature show of an era when no one agrees on anything.
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With only one episode left, “Game of Thrones” won’t tie up every loose end. But there are still several major mysteries that need resolution.
The treasury secretary’s father, a New York art dealer, paid a record price last week for a work by a living artist. But for whom?
In the 44th season finale, Rudd played Pete Buttigieg and DJ Khaled offered a tribute to Nipsey Hussle.
Behind the scenes of this year’s song contest, the usual political tensions between Israel and Palestinians played out.
We asked the director how the franchise’s greatest sequences came to be. His answers involved phrases like “theater of pain.”
The Modernist master left his mark on generations, from Renzo Piano and Norman Foster to David Adjaye and Billie Tsien.
Why “Rabbit,” the perfect art for the roaring mid-80s, continues to speak to us.
Things are tense and tingly enough before the curtain rises at any time of the year. What’s it like during prize season?
Gillian Walsh’s latest work, with uncompromising slowness and repetition, distills the endlessness of the dancer’s quest.
In Elise Forier Edie’s play, Alice Ripley plays a conservative Texas parent inspired to fight for the rights of her child’s gender identity.
Part of a texting scandal that rocked City Ballet, Mr. Ramasar, performing in his old, ebullient manner, seemed a little clueless.
Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry.
“He Takes Her by the Hand and Leads Her Into the Castle, the Others Follow” is a long meditation on the themes of Shakespeare’s tragedy.
The R-rated thriller was No. 1 in North America with $57 million in ticket sales, by far a series best. Two other new wide-release movies flopped.
A gift from the president of the museum’s board will allow it to be “more welcoming and more open,” the MOCA director said.
After eight years, “Game of Thrones” wraps up on HBO. And Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” airs on FX.
Plácido Domingo in zarzuela, an unplanned deficit at Tzadik and a young artists' gala were among the highlights.
Wesley Morris binges “Game of Thrones.” Olivia Wilde, the director. I.M. Pei dies. Thomas Harris speaks. The Gen X mess. And more.
The “Silence of the Lambs” author Thomas Harris, overshadowed by the cannibal he invented, has kept a low profile for over 40 years.
“Red Birds,” a new novel by the Pakistani author Mohammed Hanif, satirizes America’s never-ending military conflicts in the Middle East.
Brenda Wineapple’s “The Impeachers” is a revealing history of the trial of Andrew Johnson in 1868.
“Mac Beth” actors wear school uniforms, Julia Michaels is at Bowery Ballroom, and Honor Swinton Byrne appears in “The Souvenir.”
“Saturday Night Live” Season 44 comes to an end. And “Fleabag” is back on Amazon Prime Video.
About 200 people squeezed into the lobby of the Whitney Museum of American Art in the ninth of a series of weekly gatherings that have become part of a prolonged public debate.
The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven’t been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers.
Mr. Nozkowski rejected the grandiose Abstract Expressionism of his youth and created modest, colorful and self-contained abstract works with his own stamp.
Tyler Cowen’s new book delivers a “love letter” to capitalism, a system he argues is better than all the rest.
Leah Hager Cohen’s novel “Strangers and Cousins” uses a vibrant, anarchic family wedding to explore the way change can be both celebrated and feared.
In his two World War II novels of the 1970s, Wouk — who died this week — brought psychological insight to genocide, its perpetrators and bystanders. Adelle Waldman explains.
The publishing house dismissed Gary Fisketjon, a longtime editor who worked with such literary stars as Raymond Carver, Annie Dillard and Cormac McCarthy.
Shamel Pitts and Bobbi Jene Smith, veterans of Ohad Naharin’s company, showed their distinctive dance voices in New York performances.
The CBS comedy will finish the season as the most-viewed entertainment show in all of network television.
A new mini-series demonstrates once again the difficulties of adapting Joseph Heller’s classic satire of the military mind-set.
The polymathic artist revisits the making of her 1978 film “Quarry” on the eve of its screening at Anthology Film Archives.
Despite an online campaign by fans to “Free Britney,” there remain more questions than answers about the pop star’s well-being. Here’s what we know.
Ms. Kyo, whose dedication to her craft left Akira Kurosawa “speechless,” rose to fame during an extraordinarily creative period in Japanese filmmaking.
In “Upheaval,” Jared Diamond asks whether countries can draw lessons from how individuals confront personal difficulties.
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
The clips that had us talking include “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,” “Always Be My Maybe,” “Judy” and “Angel Has Fallen.”
Hear tracks by Lana Del Rey, Halsey, DJ Khaled and others.
A Russian broadcaster canceled the result of “The Voice Kids” after an investigation revealed that fan voting had been subject to “massive” manipulation.
Claude Vivier’s celestial music is still more heard about than heard, but he was the focus of back-to-back performances in New York this week.
The director Chad Stahelski discusses how an extended action sequence came together.
The “Kingsman” actor was by John’s side at the Cannes premiere of the musical biopic, then joined the singer onstage for a number.
It’s not all “Game of Thrones.” But also, there’s “Game of Thrones.”
The director Chad Stahelski narrates a sequence from “John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum,” featuring Keanu Reeves, Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman.
The pop artist is retooling his “American Utopia” show for a 15-week run from October to January.
Over 10 years, American Ballet Theater has become fluent in the style of Mr. Ratmansky, whose new work will be unveiled at the spring gala.
The film star is nominated for a Tony for “All My Sons,” a play with which she has a personal connection.
Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies.
Andrew Scott talks about creating a sensation as the Hot Priest on “Fleabag,” sexuality and religion, and who he’d cast to play himself.
Demand for a former graffiti tagger named Brian Donnelly transforms a speculative market for paintings.
With “A Dog’s Journey” and “John Wick: Chapter 3” in theaters, we look at how well canine stars contribute to ticket sales.
Stefon Bristol’s film imagines what “Back to the Future” might look like with a black cast. The stakes turn out to be significantly higher.
The frowning feline whose permanent scowl spoke for all of us in our darkest moments died in the arms of her “mommy” on Tuesday, her family said.
In “Orange World,” surrealism is grounded in the real anxieties of our age.
“Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”
What Australia’s Aboriginal artists and filmmakers are teaching Americans in two radiant shows.
From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases.