The highlights from seven days of reading about entertainment
Movies, once inhabited mostly by the young and beautiful, are increasingly using older actors to challenge assumptions about aging.
Meet “Africa’s Avengers,” nine superheroes who come together to save the world—and in the process, they might save Nigeria’s…
Spencer just put up a post on the new rumors of LCD Soundsystem’s return: In 2011, LCD…
Get ready for nostalgia whether or not the reunion rumors are true.
Joe Wright’s bombastic CGI-laden epic might be the worst franchise spinoff ever attempted.
What insight can the new video game Prison Architect offer into the structures and complexities of incarceration in America?
In the 1990s, Friends, The X-Files, and Seinfeld all acknowledged the web—some more awkwardly than others.
Some of Charles Schulz’s fans blame the cartoon dog for ruining Peanuts. Here’s why they’re wrong.
After a strong but uneven debut last year, Noah Hawley's show has hit its magnificent stride.
A reader writes: So you were hinting at a window view contest in a recent…
A collaboration shows how the worlds of gaming and filmmaking are converging.
Though it had more gross-out moments than ever, the fifth premiere hinted at a return to the best parts of the first season.
Many films seek to dramatize the Red Planet’s harsh landscape as a romantic frontier, but The Martian is one that actually succeeds.
This year’s winner of the literature prize is the Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich.
The Nigerian novelist Chigozie Obioma's first novel is a dark, striking tale about family and fate.
Over at Vox, Seth Masket wrote an interesting analysis of the Star Wars films and how to prevent the Galactic…
A reader flags it: Dustin Tebbutt’s voice is kind of dry and raspy in kind of the…
The show and its fellow ABC sitcom Dr. Ken are showing many viewers something they might rarely encounter at home.
Why the rapper-slash-pop-star shut down a New York Times Magazine writer who suggested she loves to squabble