Hope (and Ian McKellen) Lured Me to Britain. Was It Worth the Risk?

I made the calculations before I traveled, and decided to go for it. Double masked, I stepped off the plane and set off for a week of theater.

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Review: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Delayed ‘Cinderella’ Is Worth the Wait

After months of pandemic-mandated postponements, the British composer’s new show finally had its premiere. It’s fun.

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No Country for Any Men

“Promising Young Woman,” Emerald Fennell’s dark revenge fantasy, raises deep questions about sexual assault and justice.

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2021 Oscars Nominations: Snubs and Surprises for Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield and Jodie Foster

The two men are up for supporting actor in “Judas and the Black Messiah,” a best picture candidate. So who was the star? And the Globes’ best supporting actress was shut out.

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What to Expect From the 2021 Oscar Nominations

It should be the most diverse Oscar lineup in ages, and history may be made in the best-director category. Still, expect some snubs and controversies.

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Watch a Queasy Encounter in ‘Promising Young Woman’

Emerald Fennell narrates a sequence from her Golden Globe-nominated film featuring Carey Mulligan and Christopher Mintz-Plasse.

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Carey Mulligan Won’t Let Hollywood Off the Hook

The actress delivered the performance of her career in the dark comedy “Promising Young Woman.” Then came those with their tired views of women.

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Emerald Fennell’s Dark, Jaded, Funny, Furious Fables of Female Revenge

A brilliant young showrunner from “Killing Eve” unveils her first film, “Promising Young Woman,” bringing macabre feminist wit to experiences that no one wants to talk about.

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