The author Reif Larsen says Joseph Conrad and Anselm Kiefer taught him how to practice omission without infuriating his readers.
While accepting his award, Graham Moore initially seemed to speak to the LGBT struggle. In truth, he ignored it.
In fashion, in music, subcultures that feed the mainstream have given way to niche aesthetics.
The Academy Awards ceremony has never been particularly friendly to big displays of social advocacy. So what happened this year?
A reclusive artist built this idealized suburb to grapple with his painful childhood memories. "Elgin Park is never a lonely place for me," he says.
Her Sound of Music medley at the Oscars highlighted her underlying talent, just at the right time.
When Laura Poitras received the Academy Award for best documentary, civil society was pushing back against the deep state.
A dull ceremony with few surprises was livened by passionate, activist speeches.
A sociopath, a drunk, and a tramp nearly ruined Rose's London wedding, even as the show's resident scoundrel showed his softer side.
After enduring trauma after trauma, the gang may have found a place to rest their heads.
Twenty years ago, the legendary late-night host tried his shtick on Hollywood's biggest night. It didn't go well.
Hosting the Academy Awards is a tough gig. On Sunday, Harris will attempt to get it right, likely with an eye toward the performance of a familiar contemporary.
The hit Cartoon Network show, which is set for a reboot in 2016, appealed to kids and adults with its three subtly subversive, (super)empowered female leads.
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Will MLB's new rules to speed up America's pastime bring younger fans back or alienate the diehards?
A Spanish artist made a hyper-realistic sculpture of Francisco Franco—and then the story got weird.
In The Last Five Years, a film adaptation of a cult musical, Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan play out a relationship from beginning to end—and back again.
The comedian, who died Thursday at the age of 30, was a phenomenal talent in the world of alternative comedy.
The Atlantic's film critic forecasts the winners who will walk the Dolby stage this Sunday, and tips his hat to the worthy candidates the Academy missed, but who shouldn't be forgotten.
Wes Anderson's Oscar-nominated film does something few art forms have managed: It offers a funny, but respectful, reflection on the horrors of the Holocaust.