One of the Emmy-nominated sitcom’s secret strengths is its portrayal of long-term partnership—as a bond that is as eccentric as it is affectionate.
The film’s costume designer, Mitchell Travers, talks about fur, glitter, and the characters’ changing relationships with wealth.
Hustlers, the new movie anchored by Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu, joins a slew of recent productions that focus on the bonds between dancers.
Netflix’s Falling Inn Love, starring Christina Milian, is the latest romantic comedy to set up frenetic professional toil as its villain.
Atlantic writers look ahead at their beats.
The comic’s Netflix show continues a chapter of work that whiffs less of irreverence than of irritation and unease.
David Makes Man depicts the struggles of its young South Florida–raised protagonist without pathologizing the characters who surround him.
Anna Julia Cooper was among the educators who emphasized the power of communal care as a method of addressing larger structural ills.
The rapper’s partnership with the league bolsters his repertoire of social-justice work, but its corporate sensibility sits uneasily with athletes’ more direct forms of advocacy.
Free Meek, the Amazon docuseries about the rapper’s 12-year criminal-justice saga, is an impressive but revealing production that joins other high-profile efforts to address institutional reform.
The literary titan, who died yesterday at age 88, wrote black characters with a rare compassion that ripples far beyond her own work.
The viral music video for “No Guidance” signals the end of a beef between the two men, even as it papers over past misbehavior.
With a new album, a solo track on Beyoncé’s Lion King compilation, and a global fan base, Burna Boy is pushing the limits imposed on artists from the continent.
The singer’s musical accompaniment for the new CGI remake neglects to include any artists from the region that inspired the film—a curious lapse in narrative fidelity.
New movies from the writer-directors Lulu Wang and Diana Peralta explore complex questions about national belonging and communal responsibility.
Jon Favreau’s CGI-heavy version of 1994’s animated classic uses a stellar cast—including Beyoncé, Donald Glover, and Seth Rogen—to uneven effect.
With a new season featuring a “sexually fluid” cast, the MTV competition series Are You the One? bucks persistent trends in reality television.
In the fourth episode of its new season, the HBO series explores the rifts in its characters’ unions—and the feasibility of forgiveness.
As the 2020 presidential-election season gets under way, many journalists are reflecting on how not to make the same mistakes from the last cycle.
Children’s-rights advocates have been working to fix statute-of-limitation laws that stop victims from coming forward later in life.