What’s a Definitive Look at the Cannes Film Festival?

[ad_1] of Cannes sidebars and parallel festivities start today (apart from the Cannes Classics, which opened yesterday with the restoration of “The Mother and the Whore”) You’ll probably hear talk about Un Certain Regard, the biggest new movie sidebar of the official selection. The name of the department is often translated into English as “a …

What’s on TV This Week: ‘The Happy Wives’ and George Carlin

[ad_1] Between network, cable, and streaming, the modern television landscape is vast. Here are some of the TV series, special programs and movies that will be screened this week on May 16-22. Details and times are subject to change. Monday HOUSE OF NIGHT (2021) 19:08 on HBO. Rebecca Hall stars as a grieving teacher in …

What’s on TV This Week: ‘Growers’ and ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’

[ad_1] Between network, cable, and streaming, the modern television landscape is vast. Here are some of the series, special programs and movies that will be released this week on May 9-15. Details and times are subject to change. Monday BREEDERS It’s 10 PM on FX. If you’re a character played by Martin Freeman, “Sometimes the …

What’s New in Paperback: ‘WEB Du Bois’ Love Songs’ and ‘Bloodlands’

[ad_1] LOVE SONGS OF WEB DU BOIS, By Honorée Fanonne Jeffers. (Harper Perennial, 816 p., $20). Named one of Book Review’s Top 10 Books of 2021, this debut novel chronicles the converging stories of a Black girl growing up at the end of the 20th century and the “songs” of her Native American and enslaved …

What’s on TV This Week: ‘We Own This City’ and the NFL Draft

[ad_1] Between network, cable, and streaming, the modern television landscape is vast. Here are some of the TV series, special programs and movies that will be screened between April 25 and May 1. Details and times are subject to change. Monday 100 DAYS YOUR DREAM HOME 8 p.m. on HGTV. Hosted by the husband-and-wife team …

What’s on TV This Week: ‘We Own This City’ and the NFL Draft

[ad_1] Between network, cable, and streaming, the modern television landscape is vast. Here are some of the TV series, special programs and movies that will be screened between April 25 and May 1. Details and times are subject to change. Monday 100 DAYS YOUR DREAM HOME 8 p.m. on HGTV. Hosted by the husband-and-wife team …

What’s New in Paperback: Helen Oyeyemi and George Saunders

[ad_1] PEACES, Helen Oyeyemi’s photo. (Riverhead, 272 p., $17.) In Oyeyemi’s seventh novel, two lovebirds, Otto and Xavier Shin, board a mysterious, dilapidated train that gets tangled, unraveled, and reveals the secrets of life. As our critic Alexandra Kleeman wrote, “The story touches Patricia Highsmith more than Agatha Christie: a maze of identity and desire …