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Michelle Latimer reverses the white settler lens with 'Inconvenient Indian'

Michelle Latimer reverses the white settler lens with 'Inconvenient Indian'

TORONTO — Director Michelle Latimer was poring over about 100 years of archival film footage for the Indigenous-focused short "Nimmikaage" a few years back when she noticed a trend.
'Avengers' and 'Game of Thrones' star Diana Rigg dies at 82

'Avengers' and 'Game of Thrones' star Diana Rigg dies at 82

LONDON — Diana Rigg, a commanding British actress whose career stretched from iconic 1960s spy series “The Avengers” to fantasy juggernaut “Game of Thrones,” has died. She was 82.
Review: Book looks at what it means to be white in America

Review: Book looks at what it means to be white in America

“Just Us: An American Conversation,” by Claudia Rankine (Graywolf Press) The African American man whose beating by Los Angeles police ignited civil upheaval in 1992 famously said later: “Can’t we all just get along?” The answer to Rodney King’s quest

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HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “All the Devils Are Here” by Louise Penny (Minotaur) 2. “The Harbinger II” by Jonathan Cahn (Frontline) 3. “The Lying Life of Adults” by Elena Ferrante (Europa) 4. “Transcendent Kingdom” by Yaa Gyasi (Knopf) 5.
Canadian director Natalie Krinsky on reviving the rom-com in 'Broken Hearts Gallery'

Canadian director Natalie Krinsky on reviving the rom-com in 'Broken Hearts Gallery'

Canadian director Natalie Krinsky says her romantic comedy, "The Broken Hearts Gallery," has been the longest relationship of her life. And like many love stories, it all began with a breakup.

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1. “Dog Man: Grime and Punishment” by Dav Pilkey (Graphix) 2. “All the Devils Are Here” by Louise Penny (Minotaur) 3. “Melania and Me” by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff (Gallery Books) 4.
Blue staters make their case in satirical 'Coastal Elites'

Blue staters make their case in satirical 'Coastal Elites'

NEW YORK — Playwright Paul Rudnick has never been comfortable with the term “coastal elites,” that sneering nod to educated professionals who live in California cities or along the Eastern seaboard.
Hollywood's inclusion problems still run deep, study finds

Hollywood's inclusion problems still run deep, study finds

NEW YORK — As Hollywood searches for a response to the reckoning brought on by the death of George Floyd and the Academy Awards move to make Oscar nominees more inclusive, a new study captures how the film industry has improved in diversity and how i
Milan Fashion Week to include Black Lives Matter event

Milan Fashion Week to include Black Lives Matter event

MILAN — The Italian fashion council’s only Black designer has hailed as a ‘’breakthrough’’ the inclusion of a Black Lives Matter event to the official September show calendar and the formation of a working group aimed at ending racial discrimination
Vaccine trial stopped after neurological symptoms detected

Vaccine trial stopped after neurological symptoms detected

LONDON — A woman who received an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed severe neurological symptoms that prompted a pause in testing, a spokesman for drugmaker AstraZeneca said Thursday.