The director of the acclaimed new film about the sensational John du Pont story says time allowed him to understand its characters.
The final season's main storyline isn't actually ripped from the headlines, which means a rare opportunity for real suspense on the HBO show.
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Civilization: Beyond Earth takes a beloved strategy series to outer space, where the fun isn't in rewriting this world's history but rather in imagining another's.
The legend of baseball and life is making the best of a tragic situation.
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A story about looking for a new world is more exciting than a movie about saving an ailing one.
The short answer: business realities. The long answer: That’s an unfair question that requires context.
In a year without Pixar, the Disney hit just needs to knock down The Lego Movie to win Best Animated Feature.
What happens when The Daily Show moves away from the green screen and into the real world? Jon Stewart's Rosewater.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver reversed the league's longstanding opposition to legal wagering on Friday, but don't expect Congress to act in the near future.
Eddie Redmayne's been getting major Oscar attention for playing Stephen Hawking, but the movie containing his performance is about a marriage, not a lone genius.
Beyond the Lights could be better, but its does reveal a star destined for bigger things.
Director Bennett Miller's latest—starring Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, and Mark Ruffalo—is expertly crafted but emotionally remote.
Dandy's right: Being bored is the worst.
Four Atlantic staffers discuss the latest installment of the podcast, in which listeners finally learn more about Jay.
The stark difference in attitudes toward the Disney film in 1989 versus today serves as a reminder of how the concept of the Strong Female Lead is always changing.
Two lush, retro box sets celebrate Paramount Records, a company that never understood its own artistic significance.
Ten years after the rapper's death, a friend explains why—and how—he had an MTV crew film him taking a limo to collect food stamps.
Unlike the overly cynical House of Cards, Garry Trudeau's political satire treats its characters as fully formed human beings, flawed but ultimately sympathetic.