The real legacy of SimCity is its attempt—and failure—to make complex systems the protagonists instead of people.
How the story of Chris Kyle resurfaced an the age-old moral dilemma
Kenneth Branagh's live-action re-telling of the Disney classic eschews inside jokes and CGI in favor of simple, earnest storytelling.
The late author brought insight and compassion to his satire, and to his outlook on life and death.
The government investigated whether the author was manipulated into publishing Go Set a Watchman.
This meager adaptation fails to do justice to a solid comic book—and raises doubts about the brand's ability to compete with the likes of Amazon and Netflix.
A 1972 argument between two Dutch designers, translated into English for the first time, taps into an age-old friction between art and commerce
The French satirical weekly took its name—and more—from Charles Schulz' roundheaded hero.
A Morning Joe discussion about a University of Oklahoma fraternity highlights the problem with equating hip-hop and bigotry.
25 years ago, Neil Gaiman introduced another bespectacled teen boy with a magical destiny.
A jury orders Robin Thicke and Pharrell to pay $7.4 million to Marvin Gaye's estate, possibly lowering the bar for what's considered creative theft.
The beloved animated sitcom's co-creator steered the show toward the kind of artistry it later became known for.
No show since has empowered its teenage heroine in such a subversive, engaging way.
The museum's retrospective on the idiosyncratic Icelandic artist is light on analysis and heavy on gimmick.
Rebel Heart is a slog, but at least it's trying to be interesting.
For animal-rights advocates, wearing the material has long been verboten, but with demand for it on the rise, there are options that help combat invasive species and reduce waste.
In praise of dated musical ego-checking
A storyline regarding Hannah's father felt much more developed than twists in seasons past.
Disney's 1950 animated classic signaled a return to high-end fashion after the austere wartime years—a spirit abandoned by the 2015 live-action remake.
The experimental musician just released a demo that's as good as anything on the radio.