Howard Fishman writes about two recent Nordic films that use the one-take film technique: Tuva Novotny’s “Blind Spot” and Erik Poppe’s “Utøya – July 22.”
Richard Brody writes about a recital by the pianist Maurizio Pollini, at Carnegie Hall.
Emily Nussbaum writes on the finale of the TV series “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” starring Rachel Bloom and created by Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna.
Julia Wertz illustrates a humorous story about her childhood affection for Stephen King books and a possible pet haunting.
Alexandra Schwartz writes about the influence of the French filmmaker Agnès Varda, who died on Friday, at the age of ninety.
Doreen St. Félix on Tyler Perry and his most famous character, Madea. Perry has said that his latest movie, “A Madea Family Funeral,” will be the character’s final appearance.
Troy Patterson reviews Jordan Peele’s “Twilight Zone” reboot, which features Kumail Nanjiani, Tracy Morgan, and Adam Scott.
See the ceremonial masks of Beau Dick, hear the Afro-fusion of Burna Boy, taste the return of Rocco DiSpirito at the Standard Grill, and more.
Neima Jahromi writes about Universal Paperclips, created by Frank Lantz, and other clicker games, like Cookie Clicker and Candy Box!, which represent how our actions are constantly mediated by screens.
Emily Flake illustrates a humorous cartoon about getting older and what it means to her sense of self and her relationship to her daughter.