Heiress Plotted 19 Grisly Crimes. Investigation Underway.

Heiress Plotted 19 Grisly Crimes. Investigation Underway.

The Nutshells are whodunits without a ‘‘who,’’ though. They were created to train investigators to observe, weigh and prioritize evidence, and to ignore false leads, hasty conclusions, assumptions and bias. Each scene includes a variety of evidence, motives and potential...
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Review: In ‘Electric Dreams,’ the Future Seems Outdated

Review: In ‘Electric Dreams,’ the Future Seems Outdated

Sci-fi is having a bit of a moment: A new “Twilight Zone” is coming, “Westworld” is returning, “The X-Files” lives again, and next month Netflix launches “Altered Carbon,” a cyberpunk thriller in which downloaded consciousnesses are swapped int...
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Tonya Harding Would Like Her Apology Now

Tonya Harding Would Like Her Apology Now

All these years later, she’s still punished for what she did, but also for what she didn’t do. People still think she herself held a baton over Ms. Kerrigan’s leg that day. People still think she was married to Mr....
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John Lithgow, on Barnstorming His Way to Broadway

John Lithgow, on Barnstorming His Way to Broadway

Sometimes my gigs were intensely nostalgic. I appeared on stages where I had first performed in my teens and early 20s, like Harvard’s Loeb Drama Center, Cleveland’s Great Lakes Theater Festival, New Haven’s Long Wharf and Princeton’s McCarter Theaters...
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Critic’s Notebook: In Solo Shows, Lip-Syncing ‘Hamlet’ and Investigating Home Movies

Critic’s Notebook: In Solo Shows, Lip-Syncing ‘Hamlet’ and Investigating Home Movies

But the finger of culture points in unexpected directions; as Mr. Turkowski becomes fascinated with one particular figure who appears in much of the footage, so do we. She is a white-haired woman he provisionally calls Margarete, and the bulk...
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See inside the motion design studio behind Blade Runner 2049, Ghost In The Shell and Prometheus’ graphics

See inside the motion design studio behind Blade Runner 2049, Ghost In The Shell and Prometheus’ graphics

Territory Studio is somewhat of a unique proposition. Whereas there are many VFX studios and CG houses that come together to create visual effects for the movie industry, Territory has a different function, and one that although very much behind-scenes,...
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‘The Shape of Water’ by Guillermo del Toro Gets 12 Bafta Nominations

‘The Shape of Water’ by Guillermo del Toro Gets 12 Bafta Nominations

Photo Sally Hawkins, left, and Octavia Spencer in “The Shape of Water,” which has been nominated in 12 Bafta categories, including best film. Credit Fox Searchlight Pictures, via Associated Press LONDON — The Oscar-winning film director Guillermo del Tor...
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Review: The Moping Comics of ‘Alone Together’

Review: The Moping Comics of ‘Alone Together’

Photo Benji Aflalo and Esther Povitsky are partners in misery in “Alone Together.” Credit Byron Cohen/Freeform Buddy comedies, odd-couple comedies, will-they-won’t-they comedies, us-against-the-world comedies. All well-worn territory. So props to “Alon...
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Review: In ‘Mankind,’ Men Are Men and Women Are Extinct

Review: In ‘Mankind,’ Men Are Men and Women Are Extinct

Not so fast. In a reversal of the joke that if men gave birth, abortion would be a sacrament, the Big Brother-ish World Power Authority still outlaws pregnancy termination. After his OB-GYN rats him out, Jason is forced to deliver...
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A Mega-Dealer Expands: David Zwirner Plans a New Art Gallery

A Mega-Dealer Expands: David Zwirner Plans a New Art Gallery

At a time when many small and midsize galleries are being priced out of the business because of the costs of prime real estate and proliferating art fairs, Mr. Zwirner’s expansion is bound to elicit grousing about mega-dealers’ taking over...
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Review: In ‘Unexploded Ordnances,’ It’s an Hour to Doomsday. Help!

Review: In ‘Unexploded Ordnances,’ It’s an Hour to Doomsday. Help!

Photo Peggy Shaw, far left, as the macho General in “Unexploded Ordnances (UXO)” at La MaMa. Credit Sara Krulwich/The New York Times Planes carrying nukes, the terrifying sound of life atomized into static noise: “Unexploded Ordnances (UXO)” feels very...
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