Will Academy Award voters go for escapist fare like La La Land? Or more weighty and relevant films like Moonlight?
The holiday romp manages to be funny without also being terribly fun.
The documentary, now tipped to win an Oscar, is an example of the increasingly blurred line between the two mediums.
Damien Chazelle’s magnificent musical pays homage to Old Hollywood while fully embracing its present.
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NBC’s third televised musical event offered goofy charm, a nebulous message of inclusivity, and a handful of spectacular moments.
The HBO drama’s newly released soundtrack is a memory-teasing good time.
His paranoid style paved the road for Trumpism. Now he fears what’s been unleashed.
The 1988 John Waters film, newly adapted into an NBC live musical, presents a view of racial discrimination that’s by turns naïve and enlightening.
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Hulu’s new drama, starring Jeffrey Donovan as a con man whose head injury appears to give him real visions, is a stylish and overly complicated property.
The vice president’s first television appearance since the election suggested that the country has some growing up to do.
Jim Delligatti—who created the signature sandwich for McDonald’s—died last week. He never got rich from his wildly successful invention.
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It was, for a long time, studiously ignored. Now, though, the bathroom—yes, the humble bathroom—is taking center stage.
The 31-year-old artist’s installations create order from the detritus of modern life.
The HBO drama’s finale hinted at a dark, meta message.
SNL parodied the president-elect’s impulsive tweeting last weekend, and he responded by tweeting about it.
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