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Nov. 6, 2013. A fake dead horse is seen on set for a television show currently being filmed in the Lower East Side neighborhood of the Manhattan borough of New York City.

From the election of New York’s new mayor and typhoon Haiyan hitting the Philippines to Prince Charles’ visit to India and a gorilla massage, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

A Pashtun man dances on stage along to the musical number behind him on the screen. He is cheered on by the crowd. (Photo: Omar Mullick)
Photographer Omar Mullick has spent the last decade passing through the countries of Central Asia on assignment. He reflects on his photographs of a Pashtun cinema in Karachi, a space that defied the preconceived images of the region. See more on LightBox.

Jane Fonda poses in a costume from the cult classic film Barbarella in 1967 in Rome. (photo: David Hurn)

A member of Magnum since 1965, David Hurn had been photographing behind-the-scenes on films for years in the 1960s—including the Beatles’ A Hard Day’s Night and the first four James Bond films—when he was asked to take pictures for the 1968 sci-fi cult classic Barbarella.

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Tom Hiddleston wears Huntsman Prince of Wales, Hilditch & Key, Byrne & Burge and Church’s. Michelle Dockery wears Danielle Scutt, Antonio Berardi, Cornelia James and Charlotte Olympia Avalon. 

Photographer Jonathan de Villiers channeled a time-traveler’s perspective on London for TIME Style and Design, which relaunched in March. Revisit the photos in honor of The Avengers, in which Tom Hiddleston plays Loki. See more here

An actor performs in a scene during the filming of the religious colossal Joseph in Tehran.

With Iranian cinema in the news after A Separation took home the prize for best foreign film at this year’s Oscars—and after last week’s announcement that, in Iran, the planned celebration of that win had been cancelled by government authorities—LightBox takes an opportunity to revisit a 2007 project by Stefano de Luigi, in which he went behind the scenes to document the country’s filmmakers. See more here.

Extreme Ice Survey field assistant Adam LeWinter on northeast rim of Birthday Canyon, atop feature called “Moab.” Greenland Ice Sheet, July 2009. 

Chasing Ice: A new film shows how the Extreme Ice Survey, led by photographer James Balog, documents climate change. See more here.


Sebastian Kim photographed the year’s greatest performers for TIME…whether or not those performers were human.

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Marco Grob for TIME

Finding essence in a single image is a challenge, yet somehow our photographers manage to do it again and again. This year was no exception as portraits of celebrities, political powerhouses and survivors filled our pages. See more here.

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