A roundup of our recent writing on arts and entertainment
The more emotional and hopeful tale stars Mackenzie Davis and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
The Faroe Islands are a small archipelago about halfway between Norway and Iceland. They’re half the size of…
Her “personal” comeback album uses retro references in songs that don’t quite communicate what makes her special.
Park Chan-wook’s new romantic thriller is a sumptuous tale of shifting identities, forbidden love, and colonialism.
The third episode of the new season is one of the most disturbing of the series.
Readers have written in with some thoughtful responses to my (semi!)-recent story, “How Pop Culture Tells Women to…
The second episode of the new season is a twisty, tense horror story about an immersive video game that can detect your darkest fears.
Starring Bryce Dallas Howard, the episode is set in a world where everyone is ranked out of five.
The song isn’t about the city itself, but rather a train called City of New Orleans, which travels overnight between…
On Wednesday, Trump employed the adjective to insult his opponent. What he didn’t realize was that the word has long been a rallying cry.
The sequel to one of Hollywood’s most underrated action entries of the decade wastes a solid performance from Tom Cruise.
The medium’s episodic structure makes it an apt medium to explore that most long-running and unpredictable of emotions.
The PBS documentary is less a behind-the-scenes glimpse than a social primer on why Broadway’s biggest smash matters.
Nate Parker's film uses cinematic tropes that may obscure the true complexity of Nat Turner’s legend.
A regular Notes contributor, Diane, adds to the most popular city in our series thus far: …
You Want It Darker gravely and beautifully accepts God and mortality.
Jacqueline, a reader in Michigan, brings up “one thing missing from your discussion”: All my life I…
The famed Japanese animator and director created heroines who defied feminine stereotypes and showed me how to be at home in my own skin.
Dylan is the latest reader to add to our placed-based series: My closely guarded secret…
An interview with Bill O’Reilly Monday night distilled many of the struggles the Late Show host has had in his first year on the job.