As drone warfare becomes a more familiar concept in American life, anxiety about its ubiquity—and what it means for humankind—is being explored in film, theater, and music.
While the art world is still obsessing over Banksy’s new temporary theme park/anarchist’s day out, “Dismaland,” it’s worth…
The head of FX thinks a glut of new TV shows “has created a huge challenge in finding compelling original stories.” But might what’s bad for networks ultimately be good for viewers? Atlantic writers discuss.
The actor, currently starring in a production of Hamlet in London, is trying to persuade his fans to turn off their devices while they’re watching live performances.
In a climactic season finale, the show attempted to wrap up (almost) all of its loose ends.
During the multi-country press tour for Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, not even Jon Stewart has dared ask Tom Cruise about Scientology.
Ani went undercover, Frank embraced his sensitive side, Paul tested his powers of observation, and Ray went insane.
The country singer’s follow-up to 2013’s Like a Rose is a confident layering of whiskey-soaked angst and lyrical contentment.
Irrational Man, like so many of the prolific filmmaker’s works, is a loosely drawn exploration of the desire to do terrible things.
After last week’s climactic shootout the dream team was dissolved, but a state’s attorney has plans to get the band back together.
Jean Louise Finch is a flawed but compelling heroine who attempts to unravel both her father’s appalling views and her own, less obvious, prejudice. She alone makes Harper Lee’s second novel worthwhile reading.
A disorienting series of clues led the team to a dramatic face-off outside a Vinci warehouse.
The first chapter of Go Set a Watchman suggests that Jean Louise Finch is a very modern heroine.
The show reveals what happened to Ray, while Bezzerides and Woodrugh investigate the mayor, and Frank indulges in some amateur dentistry.
Can a movie about male strippers be a loud affirmation of feminism? Three Atlantic writers discuss.
The poor production values and overly emphatic voiceovers define an art form that is timeless, sometimes terrifying, and quintessentially American.
Throughout season three, the Netflix show has fashioned an unmistakeable philosophical thesis: All humankind is fundamentally flawed, but kindness can save us.
The second episode of the new season was a slow burner with a dramatic twist.
20 years after the movie’s release, its character and premise still feel notably progressive.
The pitch-black HBO crime drama returns with a new location, and a host of new emotionally tortured characters.
Three Atlantic writers discuss the seminal Alanis Morissette album two decades after its release.