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.
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.
American campaigns embraced the spirit of 1976, stressing the virtues of candidates to a nation weary of war and Watergate.
Sepp Blatter was reelected as FIFA’s president at the end of a week in which nine of his colleagues were indicted for money laundering and racketeering.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is unfailingly solid in this preposterously silly but fun catastrophe movie.
The follow up to the unlikely 2012 hit about a misfit a capella group lacks the self-aware charm of the original.