Arts

Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Finale Recap: A Night for Family Reunions

Sunday’s episode offered plenty of enjoyable moments, spectacle and setup for next season, but not much surprise.

What’s on TV Monday: ‘The Good Place’ and ‘Heston’s Fantastical Food’

Kristen Bell accidentally finds herself in heaven in “The Good Place.” And Heston Blumenthal’s jaw-dropping meals come to the Cooking Channel.

Review: ‘If Only’ Links Lincoln to an Unlikely Match

Thomas Klingenstein’s new play about an unrequited interracial love is like watching a sepia-tinged tableau.

MTV Video Music Awards Arrivals 2017

See what Cardi B, Demi Lovato and more wore to one of the music industry’s biggest nights.

Profile: A Debut Novelist’s Descent Into Darkness

Gabriel Tallent’s “My Absolute Darling” is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated debut novels of the year.

Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: The Art of Writing Biographies

James Atlas, who has written about the lives of Saul Bellow and Delmore Schwartz, talks about his new book, “The Shadow in the Garden.”

Tobe Hooper, Director of ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,’ Dies at 74

Finding little to scare him in most horror films, Mr. Hooper was inspired to create a low-budget movie that became an influential classic of the genre.

Hollywood No Match for Mayweather vs. McGregor

Lethargic new movies, pay-per-view competition and Hurricane Harvey made for a terrible weekend at the box office. “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” stayed at No. 1.

Memphis Theater Cancels ‘Gone With the Wind’ Screening

The theater will no longer show the film as part of its summer series because of concerns of the film’s racial insensitivity.

The Pianist Taka Kigawa on Playing Messiaen’s Bird Marathon

An interview with Mr. Kigawa, who will perform Messiaen’s three-hour “Catalogue d’Oiseaux” (“Catalog of Birds”) at Le Poisson Rouge on Monday.

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’

The season finale of “Game of Thrones” presents a long-awaited meeting. And “Florence Foster Jenkins” arrives on Amazon and Hulu.

What’s on Saturday: ‘Whitney: Can I Be Me’ and ‘Don’t Blink’

A new documentary offers an intimate take on Whitney Houston’s career. And “Don’t Blink” turns the lens on the photographer Robert Frank.