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The Week in Arts: Lalah Hathaway, Clay Play and ‘Douglas’

The Week in Arts: Lalah Hathaway, Clay Play and ‘Douglas’

Film: Burt Lancaster, All Month Long July 19; filmforum.org and filmlinc.org Burt Lancaster came by his tough guy reputation honestly. Raised on the streets of East Harlem, he attended high school in Hell’s Kitchen and earned an athletic scholarship to N.Y.U. before dropping out to

What’s on TV Saturday: Movies About the Moon Landing

What’s on TV Saturday: Movies About the Moon Landing

What’s on TV FIRST MAN (2018) 8 p.m. on HBO; stream on HBO platforms. While this Oscar-winning drama about Neil Armstrong touches on the space race and the political issues the moon landing raised at home, it focuses on the personal and professional setbacks Armstrong

Netflix Wants to Make Its Dubbed Foreign Shows Less Dubby

Netflix Wants to Make Its Dubbed Foreign Shows Less Dubby

In June, the actress Ayelet Zurer stood at a microphone in a Los Angeles recording studio, reading English dialogue aloud as it scrolled, karaoke-like, under scenes of Netflix’s Spanish crime drama “La Casa de Papel,” or “Money Heist.” She voices Raquel, a tough police inspector

Who Played Mozart When He Was New?

Who Played Mozart When He Was New?

So that takes care of the winds. The violin and cello represented the strings. “And the piano is very good at filling in the horn part and the brass part,” Mr. Norris said. “It can be quite brassy at this stage. It’s really a clever

Langston Hughes Sings in ‘The Black Clown’

Langston Hughes Sings in ‘The Black Clown’

Even so, “The Black Clown” has a strong connection to better-known Hughes poems like “A Black Pierrot” and “Heart.” The character of the clown recurs throughout his early work — a means of exploring race and sexuality, as well as vaudevillian blackface. In many instances

Stream These 11 Movies for the Apollo 11 Anniversary

Stream These 11 Movies for the Apollo 11 Anniversary

Portions of this were published previously in the March 3, 2019, article “Want More After ‘Apollo 11’? Here Are 5 Space Documentaries to Stream.” Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the

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