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 Ben Affleck vehicle about an autistic action hero begins promisingly—and then falls completely apart.
USA’s new supernatural drama has overlearned the lessons of an era where internet clue-hunting can prop up a show.
How should one aurally mark the occasion of Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize in Literature? One could, if one…
“America, prepare to enter the #bonezone.”
Jonas Cuarón’s film sees a racist vigilante stalking and murdering Mexican migrants as they cross the border.
The Swedish Academy hasn’t redefined “literature.” It’s simply praised the written byproduct of a musical career.
Bob Dylan has won this year’s award.
The jokes in the HBO comedy may not be all that funny, but the show reveals something raw and authentic about public-school dynamics.
Last week, we published a series of formative passages that have prompted readers to confront deep existential questions. This week…
Donald Glover’s FX series can transform from moody relationship drama to wacky sketch comedy in a week—and is all the more compelling for it.
As someone who’s lived in four Brooklyn neighborhoods, I’m getting a bit maudlin over this first pick from…
The sitcom’s season-three premiere, along with NBC’s The Good Place, shows how geography raises questions of belonging.
Death Cab for Cutie and Aimee Mann have promisingly kicked off 30 days of anti-Trump songs.
In a previous note, a reader wondered “what might happen if one refuses to smile.” Here are some readers…
Progress: The ABC sitcom cast a non-skinny actor as its lead. Setback: It made her character obsessed with her own body.
The league announced new protocols to protect players from head injuries. But is it enough?
Reader Doug tosses out another song for the series, and this one is based on two places really…
When Hillary Clinton met Reese Witherspoon, the politician had a good way of breaking the ice: “Everybody talks to me…
Her latest Full Frontal episode is a reminder of how deeply the election's outrage has permeated American culture.
AMC’s tech drama, which has become must-watch television, airs its third-season finale on Tuesday.