Graham Greene's 1940 novel was condemned by the Vatican, but its flawed protagonist offers a deeper way to think about faith.
Our latest contributor, Emily Hutchinson, follows up: As I’ve been running, I’ve thought if other songs to…
The highlights from seven days of reading about entertainment
Would politics be more efficient, The City of Conversation asks, if legislators were forced to socialize with each other again?
Meryl Streep explained her all-white film-festival jury by claiming that “we’re all Africans, really.” She’s right, and so wrong.
A reader adds an uptempo piano to our workout playlist: Here’s one that I’m sure hasn’t been…
Ben Stiller’s follow-up to his own comedy classic is a downright bummer, no matter how many celebrity cameos it tries to cram in.
The Life of Pablo debuted at Madison Square Garden with a mixture of joyful chaos, careful choreography, and boredom.
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s new collection of throwback images are a dreamy celebration of technology and human curiosity. And they look even better next to the 1930s originals.
Though not quite as clever as it thinks it is, the Ryan Reynolds vehicle is a reminder that humor and superpowers go together just fine.
Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger’s HBO series complicates the myths of the ’70s but doesn’t make them interesting.
Emily Hutchinson revives our reader series of weird workout songs with an obscure French one: Pretty much…
Here is how the actress recently justified having convened an all-white jury to judge entrants in the Berlin Film Festival…
The hit new indie release is the opposite of action-packed, yet it’s compelling in its simplicity.
Traditional, seasonal fashion shows are exhausting, expensive, and increasingly irrelevant—and many designers are opting out.
Behold, commercials that satirize the idea that love—and women—can be bought.
Hail, Caesar!, their first movie about moviemaking since Barton Fink, is much more upbeat about the creative process.
When he tweets “BILL COSBY INNOCENT !!!!!!!!!!” is one example.
The script for J.K. Rowling’s new play, set to premiere in the summer, will also be published in book form.
In a new exhibition at the Whitney, the filmmaker Laura Poitras examines a post-9/11 world.