Roland Emmerich’s sequel to his monumental 1996 disaster movie is a lifeless, low-stakes embarrassment to the genre.
Laura Ingalls Wilder’s popular book series championed emotional restraint—an approach I’ve come to both question and appreciate in adulthood.
Bill Simmons kept things surprisingly cool in the first episode of his new HBO talk show.
The actor and director’s cynical accounting of the blockbuster that launched him to fame sheds surprising light on the Hollywood machine.
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Decades before the outcry against the Ghostbusters remake, a 1980s kids show tried—and failed—to subvert male-centric stories.
Larry David’s stint on Saturday Night Live as Bernie Sanders only helped crystallize the importance of his HBO series.
The Full Frontal host’s furious monologue on the massacre in Florida underscores her ascendency as the best political voice on late-night television.
Three Atlantic staffers discuss “No One,” the eighth episode of the sixth season.
It has partly to do with a dearth of women behind the scenes, changing audience tastes, and an evolving industry.
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With this stylish but empty sequel, seeing really is believing.
Duncan Jones’s big-budget video-game adaptation takes orcs and humans and magic—and smashes them into a CGI-laden mess.
For Pride month, the network is trying to remind audiences of the political legacy of shows like The Real World.
For The Cursed Child play, J.K. Rowling wants fans to #KeepTheSecrets in a way they rarely have before.
Social media has made it easy to share condolences after a death—but it hasn’t led to an online culture that’s more sensitive about loss.
Many authors who sell their work directly on platforms like Amazon are having their stories plagiarized, which can take an emotional and financial toll.
As sung by the Fugees’ Lauryn Hill, the 20-year-old cover was a pivotal musical moment for many young black women in 1996.
The Star Wars franchise has a long history of mixed pre-release reviews and complicated post-production.
Speculation about how Ramsay Bolton might die reveals the challenges of devising a cathartic TV death—and illuminates a larger issue facing the series.