Disney+’s filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical feels dated, timeless, and vital all at once.
The ambitious sequel once again forces players to confront their own brutality. But to what end?
Netflix’s Eurovision Song Contest succeeds because it’s both sincere and satirical. Also, it has invisible elves.
Jon Stewart on his new satirical film, Irresistible, and the simplistic narratives that fuel the U.S. political system
The screenwriters behind Spike Lee’s new film discuss the story’s unexpected evolution into a rare Vietnam War movie about black veterans.
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Da 5 Bloods is a searing Vietnam War epic that speaks to this moment—and it’s on Netflix, so viewers can revisit it again and again.
Judd Apatow on making a dramatic movie that feels fitting for the current moment: “It’s about trauma, first responders, how families deal with loss.”
A new movie out on Hulu gives the writer Shirley Jackson the unsettling and incisive cinematic treatment she deserves.
Hollywood has a rich tradition of paranoid thrillers and conspiratorial dramas that are outrageous but have a hint of truth to them.
The Vast of Night, now on Amazon Prime Video, is a sharp debut from a filmmaker you should pay attention to.
These films, each unforgettable in its own way, are essential viewing.
The actor Jerry Stiller, who died yesterday at age 92, was unforgettable as the irascible Frank Costanza on Seinfeld.
There’s something soothing about watching a comedian who has been telling the same jokes for decades.
The dark side of big data is a fascinating subject for TV to tackle. It just doesn’t make for a great antagonist.
“Right now, there are no movie theaters. The screens are on our walls, in our pockets, on our monitors.”
While Generation X mostly dismissed him as wooden and one-note, younger viewers better understand his nuances as a performer.
The streaming service is thriving at a time when many industries, including theaters and movie studios, are frozen.
These films aren’t all bleak—or obviously about an apocalypse. But each has timeless insights into how humans respond in times of crisis.
Hosted by COVID-19 survivor Tom Hanks and filmed remotely, the show’s latest broadcast is a cultural document of the times.