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Fictional Police Brutality, Real Emotional Toll

Fictional Police Brutality, Real Emotional Toll

The Times’s assistant TV editor, Aisha Harris, discusses how representations of police brutality in media have changed. She says shows like “Insecure” and “Queen Sugar” sensitively deal with this issue by focusing on the interactions’ emotional toll, not the violence itself.

Review: ‘Leave No Trace’ Is a Very American Story About Survival

Review: ‘Leave No Trace’ Is a Very American Story About Survival

Debra Granik narrates a sequence from her film featuring Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie and Ben Foster.

Lakeith Stanfield Is Playing Us All

Lakeith Stanfield Is Playing Us All

Full-frontal nudity? The actor told the director Boots Riley he’d been looking for that in a role for awhile. “‘O.K., this is the guy,” Mr. Riley thought. “This is the right kind of crazy.’”

‘Solo’ Sputters at Box Office, Raising Worries of ‘Star Wars’ Fatigue

‘Solo’ Sputters at Box Office, Raising Worries of ‘Star Wars’ Fatigue

Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo and Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca in “Solo,” which collected $83 million over the weekend.

Review: In ‘Gabriel and the Mountain,’ Recalling a Tragic Adventure

Review: In ‘Gabriel and the Mountain,’ Recalling a Tragic Adventure

Caroline Abras and João Pedro Zappa in “Gabriel and the Mountain.”

Review: ‘A Whale of a Tale’ Fights Back Against ‘The Cove’

Review: ‘A Whale of a Tale’ Fights Back Against ‘The Cove’

A whale statue in Taiji, Japan, seen in the documentary “A Whale of a Tale.”

Kelly Marie Tran: I Won’t Be Marginalized by Online Harassment

Kelly Marie Tran: I Won’t Be Marginalized by Online Harassment

The actress Kelly Marie Tran, arriving at the Oscars this year. She writes, “I had been tricked into thinking that my body was not my own, that I was only beautiful if someone else believed it, regardless of my own opinion.”

Review: ‘Eating Animals’ Skewers Factory Farming

Review: ‘Eating Animals’ Skewers Factory Farming

A scene from the documentary “Eating Animals,” directed by Christopher Quinn.

Adjusting to a World That Won’t Laugh With You

Adjusting to a World That Won’t Laugh With You

Amy Schumer at the Beacon Theater.

Review: In ‘Support the Girls,’ Sisterhood Is Funny, Essential and Sweet

Review: In ‘Support the Girls,’ Sisterhood Is Funny, Essential and Sweet

Haley Lu Richardson, left, and Regina Hall play workers at a Texas sports bar called Double Whammies in “Support the Girls.”

Mother Russia Crashes the Oscars

Mother Russia Crashes the Oscars

“They just keep attacking you, accusing you,” Feras Fayyad said of the Russian campaign against his film, “Last Men in Aleppo.”

Review: ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Has Dwayne Johnson as a Nerd

Review: ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Has Dwayne Johnson as a Nerd

From left, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Jack Black in “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Mister Rogers: Hollywood’s Newest Breakout Stars

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Mister Rogers: Hollywood’s Newest Breakout Stars

Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the documentary “RBG,” which has collected more than $10 million at the box office since its release on May 4.

Review: ‘Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?’ Reckons With White Supremacy

Review: ‘Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?’ Reckons With White Supremacy

A scene from Travis Wilkerson’s new documentary, “Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?”

Review: All the Feels, Hurts and Laughs of ‘Eighth Grade’

Review: All the Feels, Hurts and Laughs of ‘Eighth Grade’

Elsie Fisher plays Kayla, a hyper-connected kid who makes affirmational videos, in “Eighth Grade.”


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