A roundup of our recent writing on arts and entertainment
From reader Thaddeus: Dr. Strangelove is one of my all-time favorite movies (I’d probably call…
Two new novels ponder the still-urgent question of what could have compelled young women to do such terrible things.
Despite its charms, Netflix’s 1980s throwback series errs in how it treats its most important young character.
Aroldis Chapman, an ace pitcher, served a 30-game suspension this year for allegedly choking his girlfriend.
A reader writes, “‘Hey Jude’ worked rather well in those scenes depicting the Prague Spring of 1968 in…
HBO’s Looking ended with an exploration of what the marital institution means now that it’s open to everyone.
The Marvel and Warner Bros. presentations at Comic-Con this year finally featured films with stars who look more like their audience.
The basketball icon breaks with his 30-year reluctance to address racial violence and police killings.
John Oliver enlists Usher, Sheryl Crow, Michael Bolton and others to shame candidates who don’t get permission for music.
Eadweard Muybridge revealed a new universe of motion with his camera, but history has largely obscured his extraordinary accomplishments with photography.
From reader Darren Mgady: “You’re So Vain” is both obvious and perfect for…
Over its two-decade history, the British comedy has made an absurd comic spectacle out of the inevitability of women aging.
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Justin Lin’s rollicking action-adventure sequel is a paean to unity, teamwork, and the best qualities of humanity.
The Ghostbusters star refused to take Twitter abuse silently—and scored a victory for herself and many others.
Taking over Stephen Colbert’s Late Show to blast Fox News, the former ‘Daily Show’ host was unapologetically partisan while also seeking to build bridges.
The new Joker feature is based on a 1988 graphic novel that's memorable for its darkness.
The director of Don’t Think Twice discusses his comedic path and dodging fame.
The IOC says 45 additional athletes, including 23 who won medals, were caught doping when samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics were retested.
The league will move the 2017 All-Star Game because of the law.