Three Atlantic staffers discuss “Vanishing Point,” the ninth episode of Season 2.
This “based on a true story” caper involves an epic game played by a group of overgrown men-children—but it’s not weird or self-aware enough to be a comedy classic.
Brad Bird’s long-awaited Pixar sequel is exhilarating to watch, even if its many heady ideas sometimes clash with one another.
The country’s biggest actors’ union has struck a deal to eliminate the kind of private auditions that can lead to abuse.
In praise of Jurassic Park’s most unheralded hero, the technician played by Samuel L. Jackson, 25 years after the film’s release
Three Atlantic staffers discuss “Kiksuya,” the eighth episode of Season 2.
Drew Pearce’s futuristic thriller comes from the John Wick mold but lacks that film’s exhilarating action.
Ari Aster’s debut film stars Toni Collette as a mother besieged by fears of a family curse.
A new documentary, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, explores the legacy of a beloved children’s TV entertainer, and the trends he hated within his own medium.
Three Atlantic staffers discuss “Les Écorchés,” the seventh episode of Season 2.
Bart Layton’s film tells the story of a real-life robbery that went badly wrong—while mixing in interviews with the actual perpetrators.
The grimy adaptation of Nintendo’s video game was bad, but in fascinating ways that no studio would allow a potential franchise film to be today.
Following months of defending the show’s star, the network ended the wildly popular revival after its namesake sent a racist tweet.
The latest entry in Disney’s franchise disappointed at the box office in its opening weekend, suggesting even the best-recognized brands aren’t invincible.
Three Atlantic staffers discuss “Phase Space,” the sixth episode of Season 2.
The documentarian Jennifer Fox’s film, debuting on HBO, interrogates an early sexual relationship and the troublesome power of memory.
In excusing his Arrested Development castmate’s verbal abuse of Jessica Walter, the actor showed how Hollywood has justified bad behavior for generations.
The gun-toting cyborg, played by Josh Brolin, is a product of the forbidding, over-the-top comic-book storytelling that dominated in the early 1990s.
This year, the show ended with a typically mediocre, guest star–laden Donald Trump sketch—but it needs to be bolder in the future.
Three Atlantic staffers discuss “Akane No Mai,” the fifth episode of Season 2.