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  1. chasing ben
    Ben Affleck Plays HimselfBecoming a tabloid star gave the actor his best role ever.
  2. profile
    Kumail Nanjiani’s FeelingsThe actor always wanted his own superhero transformation. Now he’s buff, a Marvel star, and struggling with how much of his new body is his own.
  3. vulture picks
    25 Notable New Releases Over the Next Two WeeksSuccession season three, Dune arrives, Elton John’s Lockdown Sessions, and more.
  4. backstories
    How Billie Eilish Rethought the James Bond Theme Song for a New GenerationShe built a blockbuster in a bedroom, so it makes sense she’d record “No Time to Die” on a tour bus.
  5. profile
    Under Her SkinJulia Ducournau lets us in on the years of fury, angst, and comedy that fueled the Palme d’Or–winning, genre-smashing Titane.
  6. stand-up
    The (Unfortunate) Rise of the Docucomedy SpecialComedians keep taking all the wrong lessons from Gary Gulman’s masterful The Great Depresh.
  7. book review
    A So-So Franzen Novel Is Still Better Than Most Books. That Said …In Crossroads, too many boring characters are boring in the same way.
  8. a long talk
    Jonathan Franzen Thinks People Can ChangeEven if, as his book Crossroads suggests, it’s nearly impossible to make it stick.
  9. movie review
    No Time to Die Is Fun, But Only When It Dares to BeDaniel Craig’s last outing as James Bond has plenty of action spectacle, but it can get mired in self-seriousness. Big surprise.
  10. opera review
    The Met Comes Alight Again With Fire Shut Up in My Bones“For all its newsworthiness, Fire Shut Up in My Bones is an old-fashioned opera opera.”
  11. q&a
    Billy Eichner and Cobie Smulders Enter Stage RightThe stars of Impeachment: American Crime Story on playing Matt Drudge and Ann Coulter, side characters who’d love to control the narrative.
  12. profile
    How Do You Follow The Sopranos?David Chase returns to the masterpiece he’s been unable to escape since it went off the air 14 years ago.
  13. tv review
    The Handsome Tragedies of Y: The Last ManThe FX on Hulu show poses spiky questions about gender, family, and human nature in the midst of trauma. Does it have the skill to answer them?
  14. art
    Jasper Johns and MeThe artist who invented contemporary art also changed my life.
  15. theater review
    Sanctuary City Isn’t Always a RefugeAn undocumented-immigration story that takes a sharp turn.
  16. movie review
    The Eyes of Tammy Faye Is All Eyelashes, No TeethJessica Chastain goes big as the disgraced televangelist’s wife, but the movie doesn’t know what to make of Tammy Faye beyond her outrageous style.
  17. the group portrait
    The Emerson String Quartet’s Coda BeginsA long good-bye after four decades of ensemble stardom.
  18. profile
    Hearing Things With Ruth OzekiHer latest novel teems with voices — most of them belonging to what she might call “nonhuman persons.”
  19. a long talk
    A Conversation With Jessica Chastain and Liv UllmannChastain reprises Ullmann’s role in the Ingmar Bergman classic Scenes From a Marriage. Their approaches couldn’t be more different.
  20. album review
    Everything Is Exactly the SameCertified Lover Boy is a patient trickle of Drake lore and fan service that could have come out as is at almost any point along the last decade.
  21. book review
    You’ve Heard This One BeforeMaggie Nelson believes we react too quickly and think ungenerously. In her new book, she’s guilty of both.
  22. fall preview 2021
    Getting to Know H.E.R.The artist is halfway to an EGOT, but she’s still a mystery to the masses. You have to see her live to understand her.
  23. fall preview 2021
    79 New Albums We May or May Not Hear This FallAlso, meet your new festival season. Dress accordingly.
  24. fall preview 2021
    Which Festival Is Right for You?The best events this jam-packed season has to offer.
  25. movie review
    Tiffany Haddish and Oscar Isaac Are Off-Kilter Hot Together in The Card CounterWhat does professional poker have in common with enhanced interrogation? This lean, mean thriller (of sorts) from Paul Schrader.
  26. fall preview 2021
    Adrienne Warren Stands UpShe opened in Tina so badly hurt she could barely walk. Then came another mountain to climb.
  27. tv review
    Impeachment Asks Us to Gaze Upon Our Own DiscomfortThe newest American Crime Story is imperfect but transfixing, pushing the familiar tale of presidential scandal into the realm of American myth.
  28. fall preview 2021
    18 New Classical Music Performances to Hear This FallJonas Kaufmann sings at Carnegie Hall, Conrad Tao on stage at 92Y, and more.
  29. fall preview 2021
    What Theater Learned on Its 18-Month VacationA traumatic time that’s yielding some good for both the art and the people who make it.
  30. fall preview 2021
    Emily Davis Doesn’t Do ImpressionsPlaying Reality Winner without stunts in Is This a Room.
  31. fall preview 2021
    24 New and Returning Theater Performances to See This FallCompany revival, Letters of Suresh, SIX: The Musical, and more.
  32. opera
    Singing Their Angst From Their Beach TowelsAt BAM, the cast of the voyeuristic beach opera Sun & Sea performs from an indoor, sand-covered stage.
  33. fall preview 2021
    32 Movies We’re Excited to See This FallHouse of Gucci, Jennifer Lawrence in Don’t Look Up, Clint Eastwood’s Cry Macho, and more.
  34. fall preview 2021
    10 Must-See Art Shows to Catch This FallJerry Saltz on his most anticipated New York museum shows — from Jasper Johns at the Whitney to the Bronx Museum’s Biennial.
  35. fall preview 2021
    ‘Imagine a Black Woman Just Wanting Something’In Passing, Ruth Negga plays a character who dares you to disapprove of her choices.
  36. fall preview 2021
    The Party Girl’s RevengeMarlowe Granados’s debut novel, Happy Hour, is a picaresque for the glamorous and broke.
  37. fall preview 2021
    Knausgaard Debarks for a New Frontier: Genre FictionNorway’s most famous self-exile talks to Torrey Peters about his horror-inspired novel The Morning Star.
  38. fall preview 2021
    40 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This FallIncluding Sally Rooney, Colson Whitehead, Tiphanie Yanique, and, yes, Jonathan Franzen.
  39. fall preview 2021
    9 New Podcasts to Listen to This FallA24’s first narrative podcast, Don’t Ask Tig’s new season, and the legacy of Siegfried and Roy.
  40. fall preview 2021
    Seth Rogen Wants to Tell Your StoryThe actor–author–ceramicist–weed entrepreneur adds podcaster to his repertoire.
  41. fall preview 2021
    33 New and Returning Shows to Watch This FallNo matter what, when, or how you like to watch, TV’s got you covered.
  42. fall preview 2021
    John Cho Trained Like a Superhero for Cowboy Bebop, the Anime-Classic Remake“The regimen was to become functionally athletic rather than show-horse athletic.”
  43. fall preview 2021
    Penn Badgley, the Visible ManHe’s famous for his roles as a gossip and a stalker — and he’s a little disturbed by what fans see in him.
  44. fall preview 2021
    The Roys Summer in ItalyOn location with the cast of Succession, the most interestingly terrible billionaires on TV.
  45. chat room
    Pablo Larraín Isn’t Trying to Reinvent the Biopic With SpencerThe filmmaker behind Jackie and the trippy dance movie Ema says he couldn’t care less about helping audiences “understand” a character.
  46. books
    The Spine CollectorFor five years, a mysterious figure has been stealing books before their release. Is it espionage? Revenge? A trap? Or a complete waste of time?
  47. profile
    They Call Him Loop DaddyMarc Rebillet livestreams improvised music to millions of fans, often in just his boxer briefs.
  48. q&a
    The Story Behind Original Cast Album: CompanyStephen Sondheim and orchestrator Jonathan Tunick revisit the making of the album — and Elaine Stritch’s beautiful meltdown.
  49. tv
    TV’s White Guys Are in CrisisThey’re no longer the main characters, but they’re still around. So what happens to them?
  50. superlatives
    The Best and Worst of Hall & Oates, According to Daryl Hall“There are a lot of songs I would redo.”
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