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Prominent jazz musicians die in COVID-19 pandemic

2 days ago

Black & Privileged: Poor African Americans "intrude" on an affluent Chicago neighborhood

4 days ago

With publication of Woody Allen's Apropos of Nothing memoir, venomous #MeToo attacks continue

5 days ago

Netflix's Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak

7 days ago

Andrew Bird's My Finest Work Yet and Ian Noe's Between the Country

8 days ago

Strike or Die and several shorts: Filipiñana, Union County, Huntsville Station: A renewed interest in workers' lives

9 days ago

Coronavirus crisis "devastates" US museums, arts organizations, many of them for good

11 days ago

Knives Out: The decent and honest should inherit the earth

12 days ago

Pop star Britney Spears social media posts go viral after telling public to "re-distribute wealth" and "strike"

13 days ago

Adaptation of Philip Roth's The Plot Against America on HBO: If the US had gone fascist

14 days ago

John Eliot Gardiner leads all nine Beethoven symphonies at Carnegie Hall, and speaks about their significance

16 days ago

Entertainment industry in North America devastated by layoffs

16 days ago

Further signs of life: The Best American Short Stories 2019

18 days ago

Metropolitan Opera in New York ends season, laying off musicians and other staff

18 days ago

Emma. and Jane Austen's realism

19 days ago

Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue: Documentary about war crimes and historical revisionism in Japan

19 days ago

Max von Sydow (1929-2020): The long shadow of a great actor

20 days ago

Curveball—Germany's role in the Iraq war—and the horrors of the concentration camp in Persian Lessons

21 days ago

An appreciation of jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, 1938-2020

23 days ago

A comment by writer and director Andrew Birkin on Speer Goes to Hollywood

26 days ago

Right-wing attack on performance of African-American spirituals at Western Michigan University

26 days ago

Speer Goes to Hollywood: A wake-up call about the danger of trivialising Nazi crimes

28 days ago

An interview with Vanessa Lapa, director of Speer Goes to Hollywood: "We have to take the danger of rewriting history very seriously."

28 days ago

#MeToo campaign shows its ultra-right colors: Hachette Book Group suppresses Woody Allen's memoir

30 days ago

Push: An exposure of financial parasitism and the global housing crisis

1 month ago

Clint Eastwood's Richard Jewell: An important and largely unrecognized film

1 month ago

The controversy surrounding Jeanine Cummins's novel American Dirt

1 month ago

Museum of Chinese in America's unique collection devastated by fire

1 month ago

Roman Polanski gets César for best director for J'Accuse, in repudiation of #MeToo

1 month ago

Spanish government joins persecution of opera singer Plácido Domingo

1 month ago

Some tantalising glimpses of social reality

1 month ago

National Security Cinema: The Shocking New Evidence of Government Control in Hollywood—How the US military and CIA go about their propaganda operations

1 month ago

The New York Times gloats over the destruction of "the Monster" Weinstein

1 month ago

Michael Winterbottom's Greed: A searing indictment of the super-rich

1 month ago

#MeToo-style attack on star of West Side Story revival fizzles on Broadway

1 month ago

Echo in the Canyon: The "California sound" of the mid-1960s

1 month ago

"One must not forget": A musical tribute in Berlin to Jewish members of the Deutsche Oper orchestra persecuted by the Nazis

1 month ago

Eminent Monsters: A Manual for Modern Torture, directed by Stephen Bennett

1 month ago

German politicians and cultural professionals demand release of Julian Assange

1 month ago

HBO's Watchmen: Alternative history that ignores the meaning of the 1921 Tulsa massacre

1 month ago

YIVO Institute for Jewish research in New York fires all its librarians

1 month ago

John Pilger's The Dirty War on the National Health Service screening on Australia's SBS this Sunday

1 month ago

The King: A film drama (insufficiently) inspired by Shakespeare's work

1 month ago

A comment on American Factory, the award-winning documentary

1 month ago

American film actor Kirk Douglas (1916–2020)

1 month ago

Interview with film historian Joseph McBride: For Kirk Douglas, life was "like a war—you have to fight all the time"

1 month ago

New York Times' Wesley Morris complains that eight of the films nominated for Best Picture "are about white people"

2 months ago

Accuser Jessica Mann's testimony in the Weinstein trial: A Journey to the End of the Night

2 months ago

Staff, students and freedom of expression at Nashville art school threatened in takeover by religious university

2 months ago

American pianist Peter Serkin is dead at 72

2 months ago

Advocate (2019): "An angry, optimistic woman" in pursuit of justice for the Palestinians

2 months ago

An examination of the anti-immigrant campaign in early 20th century America

2 months ago

Michael Apted's 63 Up: The ninth film in the remarkable series

2 months ago

Steven Soderbergh's High Flying Bird: Sports and racial politics

2 months ago

Terry Jones (1942-2020): From Monty Python to Geoffrey Chaucer

2 months ago

Swiss newspaper raises important questions about the Harvey Weinstein trial

2 months ago

ITV documentary reveals conditions in prison holding WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange

2 months ago

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season Three: Comedy and historical fantasy

2 months ago

#MeToo accusations and identity politics circulate around 2020 Grammy Awards

2 months ago

The Expanse Season 4: The latest installment in the science fiction series

2 months ago

The Politician: The unreality of official American political and social life

2 months ago

The New York Times attempts to discredit defense as Harvey Weinstein trial begins

2 months ago

Weathering With You: Climate change and fatalism

2 months ago

Despite #MeToo protest, Berlin audience applauds opera singer Placido Domingo

2 months ago

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit: A child's-eye view of the Nazis' crimes

2 months ago

Little Women: The new film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's famed work

2 months ago

Sigrid Nunez's National Book Award-winning novel, The Friend: One form of contemporary misanthropy

2 months ago

Sam Mendes' 1917: A technological step forward, several ideological and artistic steps back

2 months ago

Left-wing British film and television producer Tony Garnett dead at 83

2 months ago

Wozzeck at New York's Metropolitan Opera: Alban Berg's opera on the tragic fate of an impoverished soldier

2 months ago

The 2020 Academy Award nominations: A generally weak, if unsurprising showing

2 months ago

Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991–2011: A significant exhibition at Museum of Modern Art's contemporary arts center

2 months ago

Bombshell invents a ruling-class hero

2 months ago

The Kill Team: Are US military atrocities in Afghanistan just the work of a few "bad apples"?

2 months ago

At the Golden Globes awards ceremony: Comic Ricky Gervais causes a stir

2 months ago

The Mandalorian and Disney Plus: The media giant targets the small screen

3 months ago

An interview with film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum: "I'm trying to do something aesthetic through criticism"

3 months ago

Just Mercy: The cruelty of Alabama's death penalty

3 months ago

Black Mirror Season 5: The elephants in the room

3 months ago

Sleepy LaBeef, country boogie-woogie musician and singer, dies at 84

3 months ago

Best films and television of 2019 and the decade

3 months ago

Favorite music of 2019

3 months ago

Exhibition at the Getty Center in Los Angeles: Käthe Kollwitz: Prints, Process, Politics

3 months ago

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker—All the gimmicks to rake in the revenue

3 months ago

Terrence Malick's A Hidden Life: An Austrian farmer's lonely defiance of the Nazis

3 months ago

Marriage Story: Noah Baumbach, self-involvement and the divorce racket

3 months ago

The death of Anna Karina at 79—the actress featured in Jean-Luc Godard's films in the 1960s

3 months ago

Queen & Slim: An African-American couple on the run

3 months ago

Twin Flower, about the refugee crisis, from Italy—and Midnight Family, about poverty and health care, from Mexico

3 months ago

Dark Waters: American capitalism poisons its population

3 months ago

Right-wing hate campaign in Germany against Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke

3 months ago

On the centenary of the composer Mieczysław Weinberg (1919–1996)

4 months ago

Opera singer Plácido Domingo defends himself against sexual harassment allegations

4 months ago

Ladj Ly's Les Misérables: French youth in revolt

4 months ago

Martin Scorsese's The Irishman: A gangster's life and claims

4 months ago

Ford v Ferrari: Life at high speed

4 months ago

#MeToo launches fascistic attack on Polanski's film J'accuse

4 months ago

Atlantics: The cruel fate of African youth

4 months ago

The Unwanted: 80 years since the tragic odyssey of the MS St. Louis

4 months ago

Interviews with Directors and Artists

1 year ago

Art & Photographic Exhibitions

1 year ago

Theater and Dance

1 year ago

Lectures and essays on art and socialism

6 days ago

The #MeToo sexual misconduct witch-hunt

5 days ago