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Review: In 'Athlete A,' an abuse scandal at USA Gymnastics

Review: In 'Athlete A,' an abuse scandal at USA Gymnastics

One of the most tragic lines in the powerful and damning documentary “Athlete A,” about sexual abuse in the USA Gymnastics, comes when the gymnast Jamie Dantzscher says Larry Nassar — the osteopathic physician who in his 29 years as the USA Gymnastic
'Isolation Stories' turns lens on actors at home, pandemic

'Isolation Stories' turns lens on actors at home, pandemic

LOS ANGELES — When Jeff Pope and his family were sickened by COVID-19, getting well was the first concern. That accomplished, the British writer-producer decided to make timely art out of the pandemic’s burdens.
Don DeLillo novel 'The Silence' coming in October

Don DeLillo novel 'The Silence' coming in October

NEW YORK — Don DeLillo will have something to say this fall about fear and isolation.
Review: One-musician show by Ray LaMontagne on ‘MONOVISION’

Review: One-musician show by Ray LaMontagne on ‘MONOVISION’

Ray LaMontagne, “MONOVISION” (RCA) Ray LaMontagne takes a comprehensive less-is-more approach on “MONOVISION,” his eighth album.
Review: Roots rocker Will Hoge gets mad and waxes romantic

Review: Roots rocker Will Hoge gets mad and waxes romantic

Will Hoge, "Tiny Little Movies” (Thirty Tigers/Edlo) An entire album of angry political anthems could be exhausting, like the daily headlines.
TIFF announces first batch of films while facing financial fallout from COVID-19

TIFF announces first batch of films while facing financial fallout from COVID-19

TORONTO — Drive-in screenings, virtual red carpets, a scaled-down slate: The curtain will still rise on this year's Toronto International Film Festival but it will be a much different affair than the usual annual movie marathon, as the COVID-19 pande

Confederate store in Branson, Missouri, at protests' centre

BRANSON, Mo. — Branson, Missouri, may be known for its country music shows and wholesome entertainment, but the tourist hot spot now finds itself at the centre of a standoff over Confederate symbolism.
Back to grindstone for 'Mona Lisa' at post-lockdown Louvre

Back to grindstone for 'Mona Lisa' at post-lockdown Louvre

PARIS — The “Mona Lisa” found herself all alone. The coronavirus had emptied her room at the Louvre Museum of its usual throngs of admirers.
'World's Toughest Race' in Fiji to debut Aug. 14 on Amazon

'World's Toughest Race' in Fiji to debut Aug. 14 on Amazon

LONDON — Bear Grylls said he was brought to tears by the determination of competitors on “World’s Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji” as they raced through jungles and over mountains to the point of exhaustion and pain.
Review: In 'Irresistible,' Stewart aims at a familiar enemy

Review: In 'Irresistible,' Stewart aims at a familiar enemy

At one point in “Irresistible,” Jon Stewart’s new political satire, a cable news anchor tosses a question to an absurdly overstuffed panel of 12 analysts, each in their own little “Brady Bunch” square.
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