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Take a Journey With Dev Patel in ‘The Green Knight’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 31 Jul 2021
The director David Lowery drew inspiration from the cosmos, Hammer horror films and an Ewoks TV movie to build this ethereal scene in “The Green Knight.” Dev Patel stars as Gawain in this adaptation of the 14th-century poem that sends it...
I Changed Astronomy Forever. He Won the Nobel Prize for It. | 'Almost Famous' by Op-Docs
NYT, 30 Jul 2021
Growing up in a Quaker household, Jocelyn Bell Burnell was raised to believe that she had as much right to an education as anyone else.
Meet the People Burning California to Save It
NYT, 30 Jul 2021
Frequent, low-intensity fires known as prescribed burns are one of the best ways to stop wildfires.
Watch Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh Spar in ‘Black Widow’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 23 Jul 2021
Two characters reunite, and start up a fight, in this scene from “Black Widow.” It has been two decades since Natasha (Scarlett Johansson) has seen Yelena (Florence Pugh).
Palestinians Film War in Gaza: ‘So They Know We Existed’ | NYT
NYT, 16 Jul 2021
“I removed the password from my phone so that if we didn’t make it out, and we were killed, people would know what happened to us.
I Have a Visual Disability, And I Want You To Look Me In the Eye | NYT Opinion
NYT, 15 Jul 2021
In the Opinion video above, James Robinson, a filmmaker from Maine, shows what it feels like to live with several disabling eye conditions that have defied an array of treatments and caused him countless humiliations.
Stay or Leave? Southern Israel, After the Rockets | NYT
NYT, 13 Jul 2021
The 11-day war between Israel and Hamas ended in May, but for Israelis living and working within range of Gaza, the fear of attack is ever present.
I’m the First And Only Woman Officially Drafted By the N.B.A. | 'Almost Famous' by Op-Docs
NYT, 08 Jul 2021
As a child growing up in rural Mississippi, Lusia “Lucy” Harris often stayed up past her bedtime watching her favorite N.B.A.
Why We’re Dreading a Return to ‘Normal’ | NYT Opinion
NYT, 07 Jul 2021
As the pandemic winds down in the United States, people are emerging from their cocoons, all fired up and ready to celebrate in a communal explosion of relief and pent-up desire.
Watch a Poolside Crisis in ‘Zola’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 03 Jul 2021
A relaxing respite by the pool turns into a more menacing moment in this scene from “Zola,” the film adapted from a viral Twitter thread by A’Ziah King.
How Trump Supporters Took the U.S. Capitol | Visual Investigations
NYT, 02 Jul 2021
Sign up for our Visual Investigations newsletter: https://nyti.ms/3xhj7dE As part of a six-month investigation, The Times synchronized and mapped thousands of videos and police audio of the U.S.
Searching For The Hidden Graves Of Louisiana's Enslaved People | NYT
NYT, 29 Jun 2021
Thousands of enslaved people are buried in Louisiana’s industrial corridor, but their locations have remained a mystery — until now.
Watch Vin Diesel Drive Through a Minefield in ‘F9’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 26 Jun 2021
“‘Peligro, minas,’ what does that mean?” asks Roman (Tyrese Gibson), as he, Dom (Vin Diesel) and others in the crew are being chased through a jungle in the fictional Central American locale Montequinto.
Bob of the Park Knows New York City Birds. But He's Ruffled a Few Feathers. | Op-Docs
NYT, 25 Jun 2021
If you grab binoculars and head to Central Park in New York, you may see a warbler, a robin and Robert DeCandido, also known as "Birding Bob." If you can’t spot him, you’ll definitely hear him.
Gaza’s Deadly Night: How Israeli Airstrikes Killed 44 People | Visual Investigations
NYT, 25 Jun 2021
Get an email as soon as our next Visual Investigation is published: https://nyti.ms/3xhj7dE On May 16, Israeli airstrikes destroyed three apartment buildings, decimating several families.
Kunal Kamra: Modi Caused a 'Covid Massacre' | NYT Opinion
NYT, 23 Jun 2021
In the Opinion video above, Kunal Kamra, an enormously popular stand-up comedian in India, puts all jokes aside and takes a serious look at his government’s handling of the pandemic.
‘I Missed It All.’ What This Former Inmate Is Fighting For. | NYT Opinion
NYT, 17 Jun 2021
Robert Richardson robbed a bank of about $5,000 in 1997 and was sentenced to 60 years in prison without the possibility of probation or parole.
Watch Anthony Ramos Perform in ‘In the Heights’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 12 Jun 2021
n this opening sequence from “In the Heights,” life moves to the beat. From a manhole cover that acts as a record scratch to the navigation of a map on an iPad, everyday objects become choreographed set pieces.
What Does U.S. Policing Look Like From Abroad? | NYT Opinion
NYT, 03 Jun 2021
American law enforcement is facing an intense — and long-overdue — public reckoning.
Many Sexual Assaults in the U.S. Military Go Unpunished. Here's How We Can Stop It. | NYT Opinion
NYT, 02 Jun 2021
Service members are more likely to be assaulted by a fellow soldier than shot by an enemy at war.