Sunday, Jan 23, 2022
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Watch a Seductive Moment in ‘The Power of the Dog’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 21 Jan 2022
A cowboy’s tough veneer is cracked in this sequence from “The Power of the Dog,” Jane Campion’s period look at the American West.
Hospital Greed Is Destroying Our Nurses. Here’s Why. | NYT Opinion
NYT, 20 Jan 2022
We’re entering our third year of Covid, and America’s nurses — who we celebrated as heroes during the early days of lockdown — are now leaving the bedside.
How the Landlord’s Worst Nightmare Could Protect Millions of New Yorkers | NYT Opinion
NYT, 13 Jan 2022
New Yorkers pay some of the highest rents in the nation — and are among the most vulnerable to being evicted with little notice.
We’ve Lost Two Years to Covid. It’s Time to Grieve. | NYT Opinion
NYT, 30 Dec 2021
That’s right: We’re all two years older than when we first shut ourselves inside for lockdown.
Puberty Doesn’t Turn Us Into 'Aliens.' We’re Just Girls | Op-Docs
NYT, 29 Dec 2021
Adolescence isn’t easy. With puberty comes immense mental and physical change — and a self-consciousness about how you and your body are observed, treated and understood.
How Bradley Cooper Deceives Cate Blanchett in ‘Nightmare Alley’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 17 Dec 2021
Bradley Cooper graduates from the sideshow to the big show in
How Joaquin Phoenix Handles Parenting in ‘C’mon C’mon’| Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 03 Dec 2021
A radio journalist becomes a de facto parent in “C’mon C’mon,” the latest feature from the writer-director Mike Mills.
Tech Is a Dangerous Toy. How Do We Protect Our Kids? | NYT Opinion
NYT, 01 Dec 2021
We all know how difficult it can be to close our social media apps and walk away from our devices.
Remembering Stephen Sondheim
NYT, 30 Nov 2021
In a never-before-seen interview, Stephen Sondheim sat down with The New York Times in June 2008 to talk about his life, career and accomplishments.
Watch Dwayne Johnson Chase Ryan Reynolds in ‘Red Notice’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 22 Nov 2021
A chase scene through a museum allowed the filmmakers behind “Red Notice” to try out some fun new technology.
Watch Kristen Stewart Embody Princess Diana in ‘Spencer’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 12 Nov 2021
A dinner with the royal family becomes a hallucinatory nightmare in this scene from “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana.
JOBS FOR ALL! - How Is Work Working for You? | Op-Docs
NYT, 12 Nov 2021
Last year, during a pandemic that endangered and disrupted the global work force, Sweden’s public broadcaster Sveriges Television AB asked us, Maximilien Van Aertryck and Axel Danielson, to make a film about work.
Liberal Hypocrisy is Fueling American Inequality. Here’s How. | NYT Opinion
NYT, 10 Nov 2021
It’s easy to blame the other side. And for many Democrats, it’s obvious that Republicans are thwarting progress toward a more equal society.
Watch the 1960s Come Alive in ‘Last Night in Soho’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 05 Nov 2021
A song from Cilla Black and some flashing lights from a French bistro summon a little dreamy 1960s magic in this scene from “Last Night in Soho,” a thriller by the director Edgar Wright.
A Fatal Night in Kenosha: How the Rittenhouse Shootings Unfolded | Visual Investigations
NYT, 29 Oct 2021
In the months leading up to Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial for killing two people, we analyzed hours of footage and interviewed key witnesses from that fatal night in Kenosha, Wis., to understand how the country’s polarization set the scene fo...
Greta Thunberg Has Given Up on Politicians | NYT Opinion
NYT, 28 Oct 2021
Why are we asking a teenager how to solve the climate crisis? “It’s absurd,” says Greta Thunberg, in an Opinion Video guest essay, that we are asking her to answer this question.
Watch Timothée Chalamet and Josh Brolin Spar in ‘Dune’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 23 Oct 2021
A combat lesson raises the stakes in this scene from the latest film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s futuristic science-fiction novel “Dune,” in theaters and on HBO Max.
The Case for Quitting | NYT Opinion
NYT, 23 Oct 2021
It’s been a brutal few years. But we’ve gritted through. We’ve spent time languishing.
Searching for the Lost Graves of Canada’s Indigenous Children
NYT, 22 Oct 2021
For more than a century, Indigenous children in Canada were forced to attend residential schools, where many endured abuse.
‘It’s Just a Matter of Time for the Taliban to Find Me’: On the Run in Afghanistan | NYT Opinion
NYT, 15 Oct 2021
As the clock wound down on the American military presence in Afghanistan during the summer, Najlla Habibyar, a 37-year-old Afghan living in Kabul, planned to leave the country.