In December, I wrote an Atlantic story about how the Internet led to the decline of female film critics at…
The medium once championed their voices, but now, fewer than 20 percent of Rotten Tomatoes-excerpted reviews are by women.
Without its famous co-creator at the helm, Showtime's reboot of the cult TV show can try to emulate the success of other Lynchian knockoffs.
The aristo-soap, which won an immense following in the aftermath of the financial crisis, is ending before the appeal of its upstairs-downstairs dynamic wears off.
A new book about the novelist's Jamaican retreat, Goldeneye, suggests an indulgent and escapist lifestyle inspired a character who embodied a stubbornly anachronistic ethos.
Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi, coming-of-age film plays up the flatness of its flesh-and-blood characters to focus on the soul of its young robot hero.
USA's new outlandish murder-mystery miniseries offers a smart portrayal of religious fanaticism that has real-world resonance.
The fifth season finale successfully warmed hearts, despite another Bates tragedy, a very nasty butler, and some inedible broth.
The star's heartfelt performances in his two latest films can't redeem the fact that his once-beloved archetype doesn't speak for America the way it used to.
The Academy Awards ceremony has never been particularly friendly to big displays of social advocacy. So what happened this year?
A sociopath, a drunk, and a tramp nearly ruined Rose's London wedding, even as the show's resident scoundrel showed his softer side.
It's unlikely to ever happen, but an Academy Award for archival legwork could help solve the growing awards-season problem of tearing down films for supposed inaccuracies.
Trust-fund babies and entrepreneurs are bankrolling auteur-minded films, with varying results—but at least they're not sequels.
There were two engagements this week, but both appear to be at risk thanks to unpleasant family members.
Mary cut her hair and Daisy continued her studies, but the bravest move of all was Edith's.
On Super Bowl Sunday, a showdown between Yorkshire's most pompous patriarch and an interloping art historian was perhaps inevitable.
What is going on with Thomas? His sickly pallor and kitchen thievery spiced up an otherwise standard fourth episode of the show's fifth season.
The country's entry for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars is a rare example of a director's prestige prevailing over a fiercely controlling propaganda machine.
For all its failings, the fifth season's third episode gave the indomitable Violet her very own Doctor Zhivago.
The latest Masterpiece Mystery! spices up cookie-cutter murder mysteries with a turn by the dashing James Norton.