Both Views and Lemonade complicate the idea of conquering adversity—in very different ways.
A claymation video with a grim plot line accompanies a blessedly straightforward if nerve-wracking tune.
Three Atlantic staffers discuss “Home,” the second episode of the sixth season.
“U With Me?”, an early standout from his album Views, returns to the rich topic of exes in text messages.
The “Boycott Beyoncé” merchandise on sale at her concerts affords her a new kind of appeal.
With subtle songwriting, confessional lyrics, and deeply rooted politics, her new album recognizes the power of the body—and its limits.
Three Atlantic staffers discuss “The Red Woman,” the first episode of the sixth season.
How to reconcile his later conservatism with the sexual liberation he stood for earlier in life?
The rock star, dead at 57, lived such a blazingly distinctive life as preparation for the day that has now arrived.
The Harmony Korine-directed “Needed Me” has the pop star killing a man yet again.
She’s sidestepping traditional distribution once again, but there are risks to playing coy about what she’ll be debuting Saturday night on HBO.
Beautiful camerawork and ever-deepening characters do not excuse the repetitive storytelling of the Breaking Bad prequel’s second season.
The excellent fifth season of the show was about reconciling the person you’ve become with who you want to be.
Future seasons may be shorter—and that’s a good thing.
The rocker's The Hope Six Demolition Project tours Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Washington, D.C.—and mostly finds horror.
It opens on a very funny, very vulgar bedroom fight with a twist.
The disagreement between Gene Simmons and N.W.A. has a few parallels with some of the larger debates of our time.
The French space-rockers burrow deeper into ’80s kitsch but understand that true corniness is eternal.
A New York judge’s dismissal of rape allegations cites statutes of limitations and other issues unrelated to Dr. Luke’s guilt or innocence.
After 10 episodes, four Atlantic writers consider how the series illuminated history.