Shinobu Hashimoto, Writer of Kurosawa Films, Is Dead at 100 by MARGALIT FOX


By MARGALIT FOX

His first film, “Rashomon,” became a touchstone of world cinema. He went on to collaborate on celebrated pictures like “Ikiru” and “Seven Samurai.”

Published: July 19, 2018 at 08:00PM

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Police Violence Is Flooding Our Screens. What’s the Impact? by AISHA HARRIS, AINARA TIEFENTHÄLER, NATALIE RENEAU and MAEA LENEI BUHRE


By AISHA HARRIS, AINARA TIEFENTHÄLER, NATALIE RENEAU and MAEA LENEI BUHRE

The Times’s assistant TV editor, Aisha Harris, discusses how representations of police brutality in media have changed. She says shows like “Insecure” and “Queen Sugar” sensitively deal with this issue by focusing on the interactions’ emotional toll, not the violence itself.

Published: July 19, 2018 at 08:00PM

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