Never Given a Close Look to Hitchcock? Start Here

Alfred Hitchcock may seem like an odd choice for this column, which purports to recommend entry points for movie genres you don’t get or directors who seem difficult. Hitchcock, by contrast, could easily be considered the most famous director who ever lived. His run from 1958 to 1963 alone — …

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Opinion | The Coronavirus Test Is Too Hard for Trump

Opinion | It’s High Time We Fought This Virus the American Way

“We have it so well under control,” he continued, “I mean, we really have done a very good job.” Now, of course, the message is quite different. The White House expects a six-figure death toll — 100,000 to 240,000 deaths, provided most Americans follow federal guidelines for social distancing. This, …

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How to Hold an Awards Show in a Pandemic

LONDON — Dara O’Briain, an Irish comedian, appeared in a tuxedo on a YouTube live stream on Thursday night and announced the start of the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards, celebrating the best video games of the past year. “I’ve hosted these awards many times before,” O’Briain said, “usually from some …

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