Tehran, May 26, IRNA - The holy fasting month of Ramadan is expected to start on Saturday, May 27 in Iran, an official at the moon-sighting committee of the Supreme Leader’s Office announced.
Tripping out to “Twin Peaks”? Follow its visionary director’s artistic trajectory. Elsewhere, the Rayburns return for a last ride through the Keys.
SERIES Girl Starter The aspiring entrepreneurs learn about the importance of branding in this new episode. 7 p.m. TLC First Dates This romantic unscripted series, set at a Chicago restaurant and
ABC entered the musical adaptation game with a leap on Wednesday night, but its Dirty Dancing remake landed with a thud with many viewers and critics
Darren Hayman released four albums with the indie band Hefner. Now he writes songs about the communities whose soldiers all returned home safely from World War I.
Here’s what Emma Straub, Ann Patchett, Jonathan Lethem, Louise Erdrich, Judy Blume and Jeff Kinney are reading and recommending to bookstore customers.
Hollywood talent giant Creative Artists Agency and Chinese studio Bona Film Group have created a fund to finance movies with an initial investment of $150 million, the firms said Thursday. The fun
Condensed into a feature-length film from a multiscreen video installation, Julian Rosefeldt’s invigorating “Manifesto” moves among a baker’s dozen of vignettes, each one pairing a different chara
Matías Piñeiro’s follows the trials, tribulations and romances inspired by two of the playwright’s heroines from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
The International Center of Photography’s summer exhibition features the work of 75 professionals for Magnum Photos, including Henri Cartier-Bresson.
The film “Wakefield,” adapted from an E.L. Doctorow short story originally published in the New Yorker about a disgruntled family man’s retreat into hermit-like introspection, has been lovingly tr
Since Hollywood loves a nostalgic reboot, it’s no surprise that the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise is setting sail once again, six years after 2011’s “On Stranger Tides.” For this film, subt
Ultra Street Fighter 2 brings back one of the most popular games of all time on Nintendo's Switch. But does this remastered version justify its $50 a
Forty years ago today, director George Lucas unleashed his dream about a fantastic universe filled with brave warriors, devoted robots and exhilarati
In “96 Souls,” writer-director Stanley Jacobs undertakes the difficult task of executing a completely nutty premise with absolute sincerity. It’s the tale of a scientist, Dr. Jack Sutree (Grinnell
Utterly dull thriller “Drone” tries to raise ethical and moral questions about modern warfare, but the audience can only dwell on the illogical plot and unsympathetic characters — if they can enga
Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal is the commander alluded to in David Michôd’s satirical portrait of a man in over his head and enthralled by his own hype.
Amounting to two-plus hours of conspiracy theorist porn, “The American Media & the Second Assassination of President John F. Kennedy,” directed and narrated by John Barbour, proves to be as long-w
Netflix has announced the cancellation of Baz Luhrmann's The Get Down, a Netflix series that was plagued by behind-the-scenes troubles and failed to
Egypt's government, already accused of muzzling freedom of expression and opposition to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, has blocked access to a host of news websites including Qatar's Al-Jazeera
The memoir, “A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back,” which will be published on Nov. 7, will cover Mr. Hallberg’s career as a star dancer.
Late actress Carrie Fisher was supposed to be the leading force of the ninth film in the Star Wars saga, plans derailed by her sudden death last year
As an animated character, Mike Scioscia will live forever. This is not the kind of animation you see in his face when he goes jaw to jaw with an umpire. This is the animation that made him a carto
In anticipation of Homer Simpson’s induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame, a spokesperson for “The Simpsons” arranged for him to answer a few questions from The Times via e-mail. Question: Congrat
Although she’s never met him, Queen Elizabeth II has been very good to Peter Morgan. First he wrote 2006’s “The Queen,” featuring Helen Mirren’s Oscar-winning performance in the title role. Then t
The Times' art critic talks with museum Director Michael Govan about his ambitious and risky strategy that could dramatically alter how museums display their art.
The new season of "Game of Thrones" is premiering too late to be eligible for the Emmys. That means we're going to have a new drama series Emmy winner. We look at the prime contenders.
Damon Lindelof was in an airport – we’ll assume the Departures area – when a book review grabbed his attention: a new work by a favorite author, Tom Perrotta (“Little Children”), reviewed by Steph
The former teacher at the Galileo Adult Education Centre in Montreal North says falling in love with and becoming engaged to fiancé Nick Viall is a d
If you’d have told Dan Fogelman that a television family drama would inspire the kind of fanaticism usually reserved for genre storytelling — rife with conspiracy theories and connect-the-dots ana
The design theories of Joe Rohde are shaping Disney parks. Rohde led teams that built the new Pandora -- The World of Avatar in Florida and Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout in Anaheim.
The show, which was from the filmmaker Baz Luhrmann and ran one season, was set in the South Bronx in the late 1970s. It is unusual for Netflix to cancel an original series.
NBC celebrates Red Nose Day in support of poor children around the world with the help of some celebrities, including cast members of “Love Actually.”
SERIES American Ninja Warrior This new episode launches a night of NBC programming tied to the annual charity-supporting event Red Nose Day. Among the competitors: Stephen Amell (“Arrow”), “Pare