The newly rebranded Best International Film award calls attention to how unfair the Academy’s rules are for filmmakers outside the U.S. and Europe.
The late actor, who died at the age of 77, was best known for his singular ability to convey fatherly frustration with comedic flair.
In its final season, the Netflix series inventively captures the fatigue—and guilt—that many working mothers experience.
ABC’s Black-ish spin-off joins a new memoir by Thomas Chatterton Williams in presenting a seemingly enlightened but ahistorical view of race.
Berhana, the Atlanta musician behind 2016’s “Janet,” talks about incorporating diverse geographic influences in his debut album, HAN.
The show turned a sensational real-life case into a story about the rarity of false reporting and the importance of having compassion for victims.
In its new season, the Netflix animated comedy untangles the influences that can lead young men to embrace sexist ideas.
The first-time host, fresh off an Emmy sweep for Fleabag, provided a welcome shot of cheeky social commentary on an otherwise uneven episode.
The writer’s debut novel, The Water Dancer, is a fantastical love story that seeks to illuminate the forgotten emotional tolls of slavery. “This just wasn’t a physical horror. It broke families,” Coates told The Atlantic.
The acclaimed series created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge swept the comedy category, beating out heavyweights such as Veep and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
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.