The Midnight Sky Is Occasionally Poetic and Often Boring—But It Features One Truly Terrific Performance

Clooney is at the very least a thoughtful filmmaker, and The Midnight Sky is made...
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Pop Culture Reckoned With #MeToo in Radical New Ways in 2020—Even as It Receded From Headlines

Several movies and shows in 2020—from Promising Young Woman to I May Destroy You—illustrate how...
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The Lord of the Rings Movies Are Now Holiday Movies. Here’s Why

The trilogy deserves a place in your Christmas movie catalog
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A New, More Contagious COVID-19 Strain Has Been Reported in the U.K. Is It Headed for the U.S.?

The COVID-19 mutation, which could be up to 70% more transmissible, has been blamed for...
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How Russia’s Feminist Poets Are Changing What it Means to Protest

When Russian poet Galina Rymbu saw images from online flash mobs protesting the arrest of...
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‘It’s Unenforceable.’ The Holidays Make it Tougher to Police COVID-19 Restrictions

Law enforcement is divided over how, or whether, to enforce COVID-19 restrictions, even as coronavirus...
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Winter Got You Down? Here’s How to Combat Seasonal Blues, According to Experts

As the days grow shorter and colder, you may get a mean case of the...
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Health Officials Fear COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Suicide Spike Among Indigenous Youth

Fallen pinecones covered 16-year-old Leslie Keiser’s fresh grave at the edge of Wolf Point, a...
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Funeral Costs are Driving Families Hit by COVID-19 to Desperate Measures

Thousands are turning to GoFundMe to pay for funerals of loved ones killed in the...
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When the Earth Tilts Toward Hope

What the winter solstice brings
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