‘The Little Things’ Review: Good Old-Fashioned Police Work

Denzel Washington and Rami Malek play detectives on the trail of a serial killer in John Lee Hancock’s vintage thriller.

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Black Student Expelled After Mother Complains About ‘Fences’

A dispute about the reading of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play in an English class escalated at the mostly white Providence Day School in Charlotte, N.C.

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‘Giving Voice’ Review: August Wilson Is Uplifting a New Generation

Netflix’s inspirational documentary follows talented theater kids who are devoting themselves to Wilson’s writing.

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Meryl Streep Isn’t on Our List of Greatest Actors. Here’s Why.

The Times’s co-chief film critics explain their rationale for some surprising inclusions, and exclusions, on their list of the greatest actors of the 21st century (so far).

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Chadwick Boseman’s Last Performance: A First Look at ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Opposite Boseman in his final film, Davis delivers a star turn in another August Wilson adaptation produced by Denzel Washington, this time directed by George C. Wolfe.

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