Late Night Gets Why Putin’s Advisers Keep Him in the Dark

“Of course they’re afraid to be honest,” Stephen Colbert said. “No matter what you say to a psychotic boss, you lose.”

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Does the Academy Hate Movies? Our Critics on the 2022 Oscars.

Whatever you make of the slap, the telecast as a whole was a frustrating night of television that seemed based on a misunderstanding of what makes films great.

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“The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey” Is a Tale of Dementia and Murder

In “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey,” on Apple TV+, an actor known for his intensity takes on a character living in a fog.

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Samuel L. Jackson and Walter Mosley Team Up for a Sci-Fi Fable

In a joint interview, the actor and writer discuss “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey,” their “fairy tale” about an old man negotiating dementia and family drama with the help of a wonder drug.

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Before Jussie Smollett Sentencing, His Supporters Ask for ‘Mercy’

A judge must decide whether to send the actor to prison after a jury convicted him last year of falsely reporting that he was the victim of a racist and homophobic hate crime in 2019.

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‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ Review: Three’s (Bad) Company

Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek are back for a rude and rowdy sequel.

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Douglas Turner Ward: A Lens on ‘Questions That the Country Wasn’t Asking’

Samuel L. Jackson, David Alan Grier, Phylicia Rashad and others remember the Negro Ensemble Company founder.

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Samuel Jackson Traces the History of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

A docuseries on slavery through the lens of sunken slave ships that never reached their destination — ships that became mass graves of kidnapped Africans.

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‘Jurassic Park’: Where the Wild Things Are

Our critics and readers make a return trip to the movie that kicked off a franchise. Does the blockbuster hold up in a summer without one?

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