Why do reality television’s most popular stars so uncannily resemble the heroines of the 19th-century writer’s work?
The six-part Amazon series about a dysfunctional, lovable British heroine is painfully funny and painful all at once.
The third film about the British everywoman is sharp, well-written, and extremely funny.
Why is the most popular U.K. television show in decades falling apart?
Cultural institutions learn to love selfies, tailor-made apps, and social media.
Alexander Weinstein’s collection of short stories, Children of the New World, presents a bleak, brilliant view of humanity fully in technology’s thrall.
The Netflix documentary series Chef’s Table: France explores the impulse to create culinary works of genius.
At the 2016 Rio Olympics, the antics outside the pool have rivaled the events themselves.
The newly published script of Jack Thorne’s play is a compelling read but an uncomfortable fit within J.K. Rowling’s series.
Over its two-decade history, the British comedy has made an absurd comic spectacle out of the inevitability of women aging.
A tentpole action movie starring women is remarkably forward-thinking given that so many films still fail the Bechdel test.
New music from both singers dropped unexpectedly on Thursday night.
USA’s acclaimed series about a mentally ill hacker indicts everyone in season two—including its audience.
The latest feature from the makers of Despicable Me imagines the zany hijinks animals get up to when their humans go out.
The Showtime documentary about Adam Goldstein argues that its subject’s musical brilliance was separate from his self-destructive tendencies.
The former Speaker of the House, who’s reportedly being vetted as Donald Trump’s running mate, expounded on the presidential candidate’s strengths and flaws.
The psychotherapist Marty Klein argues that most anxiety about its pervasive influence is misplaced.
As the art and entertainment industries begin to look increasingly unlike America, how can people in power better expand their pipeline for talent?
In an era fixated with science, technology, and data, the humanities are in decline. They’re more vital than ever.
A new Epix documentary captures the public face and the private reality of being one of the best athletes of all time.
Reviewing the 12th episode of the fourth season