Barry Jenkins’s gorgeous movie, which charts the coming-of-age tale of a black man in Miami, is one of the best of the year.
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.
Guitar rock, rap, and electronic music will compete for induction again.
Franz Kafka’s work taught the writer Jonathan Lethem about how to incorporate chaos into narratives.
All you Chicagoans out there can probably relate to reader Max: So, I’m a transplant…
SNL and pop culture pay loving disrespect to Donald Trump’s wife.
Mid-way through October—and aaaaalmost approaching the finish line of this long-running election season—it seems appropriate to consider, for the next…
The new Epix comedy imagines a former Republican president deciding to atone for his sins in office.
Some 200 people walked out of the comedian’s Tampa arena show after she made jokes about Donald Trump. It’s unclear why, exactly, they were surprised by her partisanship.
Imogen, a reader from Down Under, writes: I’d love to nominate “Angel From Montgomery”—written by…
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As we were watching Election on Wednesday, my colleague Matt alerted me to something I’d had no idea about: the…
A roundup of our recent writing on arts and entertainment
All Stars 2 crowned the show’s ultimate fan as its winner—but plenty of fans aren’t thrilled about it.
After seeing David’s note yesterday on the literary qualities of “Tangled Up in Blue,” a reader, Keith…
Kelly Reichardt’s new film, starring Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, and Kristen Stewart, is a moving, thoughtful triptych set in Montana.
Christopher Guest has always been an auteur of the awkward—but his mockumentary formula, in a culture that prizes quirky individualism, mocks a little too hard.