Arts & Culture

Photo courtesy the Dominican Friars Province of St. Joseph
From Alpha to Omega, this is bluegrass of the highest order, our reviewer says.
Stephen BullivantJanuary 8, 2018

What’s it like being Catholic at The New York Times?

December 21, 2017
Vicky Krieps and Daniel Day-Lewis in “The Phantom Thread” (Focus Features)
To see P. T. Anderson's new film as merely beautiful is simply not to see it.
John AndersonJanuary 3, 2018
For filmgoers depressed by films from Israel and Palestine, “In Between” offers a change of place and point-of-view.
Photos: clockwise from top left: “Long Strange Trip” (Amazon Studios); “Get Out” (Universal Pictures); Phantom Thread” (Focus Features); and “Lady Bird” (A24)  
Nine films that raised our faith in humanity because, after all, humans made these movies.
John AndersonDecember 22, 2017
Daisy Ridley as Rey in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." (Lucasfilm via AP)
'The Last Jedi' is a film that strips away 40 years of lacquer to highlight both the inspiration and the challenge at the heart of the “Star Wars” saga.
Jim McDermottDecember 19, 2017