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Plus: The triumph of Ayanna Pressley and a long-overdue obituary for Melitta Bentz, inventor of the coffee filter.
Ms. Sevigny takes a career turn with “Lizzie,” producing and starring in an arty horror movie about Lizzie Borden and the infamous ax murders.
Facebook is beefing up its original TV content, most of which seems aimed at younger users. But is it any good? Here’s a look at the best on offer.
Severe blowback from the public and members of the academy prompted the decision to table the creation of an Oscar for achievement in “popular” films.
An Op-Ed column by an unnamed senior administration official added to the impression left by Bob Woodward’s book of aides seeking to thwart a president’s “reckless decisions.”
It’s rare for The New York Times to grant an Op-Ed writer anonymity, but the piece, by a senior administration official, “deserved an airing,” an editor said.
Wednesday’s hearings in Washington with social media executives did not devolve into ham-handed apologies. Instead, they showed a political system wrestling with issues that have no easy answers.
Mr. Carrey, the beloved funnyman of “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” and “Dumb and Dumber” fame, is back in his first ongoing TV role since “In Living Color.” But he’s not in a laughing mood.
The streaming service has been making deals with independent artists. Could it change the music industry as we know it?
In addition to Ms. Tyson and Marvin Levy, the motion picture academy will recognize the lifetime achievements of the composer Lalo Schifrin and the producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall.
The filmmaker Errol Morris defended his documentary at the Venice Film Festival from accusations that it helps normalize Mr. Bannon’s views.
With midterm elections looming and candidates exploiting more tools to reach voters directly, Sydney Ember, a politics reporter, makes sure her phone stays charged.
The man was detained after ramming the truck into the local Fox affiliate’s building, upset about the fatal police shooting of a friend in 2012, the police said.
Warner Bros., HBO and Turner Broadcasting must ensure that diverse actors and crew members are “considered” for jobs. Progress will be reported annually.
What’s the difference between a reboot and a revival — and can either ever be as good as the original?
“De-platforming,” with its questions of free speech, comes to a magazine whose die-hard fans see it as a bastion of cosmopolitan values.
In prepared testimony ahead of congressional hearings on Wednesday, Facebook and Twitter displayed a conciliatory approach over issues such as disinformation and manipulation.
Whose idea was it for Mr. Farrow to pursue the Harvey Weinstein story elsewhere? And other points of contention between the reporter and his ex-bosses.
Advertising prompted anger from those critical of the former N.F.L. quarterback’s protests of police killings of black people.
On the eve of the N.F.L. season, Nike, one of the league’s most valued partner, begins a campaign with an athlete seen as hero to some, a pariah to others.