Speculation about how Ramsay Bolton might die reveals the challenges of devising a cathartic TV death—and illuminates a larger issue facing the series.
The ’90s American sitcom was crucial in helping me understand blackness as a young girl of Nigerian descent growing up in Scotland.
The show had some bright spots—such as Larry David’s work as Bernie Sanders—but it largely failed to capture the zeitgeist in the year of Trump.
AMC’s new series is a ridiculous, ultra-violent thrill ride that only works because its tongue is planted firmly in cheek.
The follow-up to Seth Rogen and Zac Efron’s 2014 frat comedy has some smart things to say about gender roles.
Better replay technology and refereeing rules don’t necessarily make sports any less messy—or fair.
A subset of fans are protesting the new movie ahead of its July release—with many speciously insisting their complaints have nothing to do with its female leads.
Even if she doesn’t have to record with Dr. Luke anymore, his company still can do things like stop her from performing at the Billboard Awards.
After a play turned into a punch, it’s time for the game to think seriously about the best way to police itself.
The imported British miniseries is both a dazzling six-part spy story and a James Bond audition tape for its star, Tom Hiddleston.
For the writer Mark Haddon, Miles Davis’s seminal jazz album Bitches Brew is a reminder of the beauty and power of challenging works.
The uplifting Coloring Book makes profound use of Millennial nostalgia.
Saxophonist J.D. Allen’s new record makes the case that any genre that pretends to represent the full scope of U.S. culture can’t ignore black music.
Reboots, spinoffs, and sequels dominate the small screen next season, as the likes of CBS and NBC try to stay ahead of their streaming rivals.
Brian Wilson’s Beach Boys masterpiece paved the way for auteurs like Kanye West and anticipated the rise of the producer.
Three Atlantic staffers discuss “Book of the Stranger,” the fourth episode of the sixth season.
In popular culture, science-fiction stories look more like the real world than ever before.
The reality show’s emphasis on the survival stories of its contestants reveals how performance can be empowering.
Whether red or white, whether drunk by Alicia Florrick or Olivia Pope, the beverage has become a metaphor for anxieties that are uniquely feminine in their form.
Jodie Foster’s new film wastes an impressive cast on a flimsy drama that can’t find its mark.