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Monday's TV highlights: 'The Final Year' on HBO

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The Voice Each of the final four vocalists performs a cover and an original song, then sings a duet with his or her coach in Part 1 of the singing competition’s two-night season finale. 8 p.m. NBC

Sunday, May 20

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Terry Gilliam gets his long-overdue moment with ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ at Cannes

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Terry Gilliam's decades-in-the-making "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" closed Cannes on a surprisingly compelling note.

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'Kiss Me, Kate' actress Patricia Morison dies at 103

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Actress Patricia Morison, the originator of the ultimate diva trope through her role in the 1948 Broadway musical "Kiss Me, Kate," has died, according to the Hollywood Reporter. She was 103.

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'Deadpool 2' tops 'Avengers' but fails to surpass its predecessor

Two Josh Brolin-led Marvel movies dominated the domestic box office this weekend, led by 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool 2."

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Indie Focus: Renewal and rediscovery with 'First Reformed,' 'Book Club' and 'Cold Water'

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Hello! I'm Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies.

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The week ahead in L.A. theater, May 20-27: 'Noises Off,' 'The Ballad of Bimini Baths' and more

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Capsule reviews are by Philip Brandes (P.B.), F. Kathleen Foley (F.K.F.), Margaret Gray (M.G.), Charles McNulty (C.M.) and Daryl H. Miller (D.H.M.).

The week ahead in L.A. dance, May 20-27: 'Gala Flamenca,' 'Heartbeat of Mexico' and more

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Momentum 2018 Orange County Ballet Theater’s showcase for emerging dancers includes two new contemporary works, plus a performance of the suite from Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” featuring guest dancers from San Francisco Ballet, et al. Irvine…

The week ahead in L.A. classical music, May 20-27: Matthew Aucoin's 'Crossing' and more

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All You Need Is Love The Opera Ensemble performs works by Verdi, Mozart, the Beatles, et al. St. Augustine By-The-Sea Church, 1227 4th St., Santa Monica. Sun., 3 p.m. $25. www.eventbrite.com.

L.A. movie openings, May 25

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Medical students on a wilderness getaway transform into rabid beasts after being attacked by a wild animal. Written by Mark Young and Adam Frazier. Directed by Young. (1:30) NR.

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A royal wedding TV spectacle where the new world met the old and showed a rethinking of the monarchy

The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was grand in many ways, but perhaps the most striking aspect were the myriad collisions of American and British culture.

'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or as Spike Lee takes second place at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival

He sat in his seat, perfectly still, as if he couldn’t believe the news. And he was not the only one surprised, as master Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda was the unexpected but very welcome winner of the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme…

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Even at the Rose Bowl, Taylor Swift forges an intimate bond with fans

As another school year draws to a close, it has to cross Taylor Swift’s mind that, on the road to being one of the biggest pop stars on the planet, she sacrified the formal education that most of her peers have experienced.

Saturday, May 19

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Brie Ruais puts all of her body weight into each sculpture she makes

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Brie Ruais starts with masses of clay equal to her body weight, then uses her hands, elbows and boots to push, scrape and cut the pieces on view at Night Gallery.

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Junghwa Hong's burqa portraits: Can an artist reveal the soul if she can't see the face?

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Hong's works, not portraits in the traditional Western sense, tease out some of the thorny issues that swirl around the garment,

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Essential Arts: A cellist's royal wedding call, L.A.'s disappeared public art, 'Soft Power' debuts

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A musical that toys with Western views of Asia. Fresh compositions about booming cities. And a “scandalous” removal of public art on L.A.’s Bunker Hill. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, with lots of culture…

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The fear is now: How HBO’s ‘Fahrenheit 451’ measures up against TV's most recent dystopian dramas

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Democracy has been replaced by authoritarian rule. All books, music and art deemed “inappropriate” are banned. Citizens are controlled by computers and/or robots. Free will is a thing of the past.

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Court dismisses former host Andrea Tantaros' claims that Fox News spied on her

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Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros’ claims that her bosses hacked her emails, listened to private voice messages and secretly videotaped her at work were dismissed Friday by a federal judge.

'On Chesil Beach' marks a cinematic return for Ian McEwan 10 years after 'Atonement'

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Hollywood being what it is, and authors being who they are, film productions don’t tend to involve many novelists.

The Moviegoer, May 20-26

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Lawrence of Arabia Director David Lean’s 1962 masterpiece, a historical epic based on the life of dashing British military officer T. E. Lawrence (Peter O’Toole), will screen in glorious 70 mm. Trailblazing film editor Anne V. Coates, who…

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Keeping Schumann sane: Mitsuko Uchida and the L.A. Phil deliver method over madness

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Just how crazy was Robert Schumann? He was, without doubt, a peculiar and troubled composer who had suicidal tendencies and ended his days institutionalized. Then again, he was a quintessential 19th century Romantic. We need some focus.

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Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk shows: 'Royally Ever After' and more

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Saturday Night Live Former cast member Tina Fey makes her sixth appearance as host as the sketch series wraps its 43rd season. With musical guest Nicki Minaj. 8:29 and 11:29 p.m. NBC

TV This Week, May 20-26: 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' and more

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Kelly Clarkson is your hostess with the mostest for this year’s “Billboard Music Awards.” Janet Jackson will receive a career-achievement award, and slated performers include Jennifer Lopez, Ke$ha, Demi Lovato and Christina Aguilera. From…

Friday, May 18

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John Travolta's 'Gotti' had a rocky road to the Cannes Film Festival and the challenges aren't over yet

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The soiree had all the trappings of an ultra-luxe affair: Guests, dressed in tuxedos and evening gowns, wandered the grounds of one of the most expensive hotels in the world, the du Cap-Eden-Roc. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea,…

With reboots of 'Magnum P.I.' and 'Charmed,' everything old is new again at the TV Upfronts

One of science-fiction’s most enduring tales is H.G. Wells “The Time Machine,” in which a man uses a vehicle to move backward and forward in time.

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How this critic found art in the 11-minute episodes of Adult Swim's ‘Joe Pera Talks With You’

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In the odd and oddly lovely "Joe Pera Talks With You," premiering in back-to-back 11-minute episodes Sunday at midnight on Adult Swim, the New York-based comedian Joe Pera plays a middle-school choir teacher of the same name in Michigan's…

Maya Hawke gets into the family business with 'Little Women'

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Over breakfast of poached eggs in TriBeCa, Maya Hawke is recalling a recent conversation with a friend about something she’s rarely experienced — catcalling, or random men yelling out comments about her looks as she walks down the street.

'Roseanne' shows what happens when entertainment and reality collide

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Regarding “Confronting the ‘Terror’ Next Door” [May 9]: Some of the best reporting in The Times appears in the Calendar section instead of on the front page. Tucked away in the entertainment section and hidden in an article about a TV show…

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'Roseanne' producer teases new season: 'There will probably be controversy'

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Furrow-browed ABC executives and fans of “Roseanne” the reboot take note: The show’s heavily debated dive into the political scene as seen through the lens of the Conner family won’t stop anytime soon.

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What time is the royal wedding? Everything you need to know about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's big day

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding begins at 4 a.m. Pacific on Saturday. Here are the essential details on how to watch it and what to expect from the English festivities.

Wearing a 'Red Speedo,' Lucas Hnath goes swimming with sharks

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The world loves winners. Losers, not so much.