In Maisy Card’s vivid debut, These Ghosts Are Family, spirits expose long-held secrets within fractured families and nations alike.
The writer’s new series, Twenties, makes fun of entertainment that is diverse but middling—a criticism her own work has faced.
Netflix’s viral dating series didn’t need a flimsy moral imperative to attract audiences. But it tried to have one anyway.
For her new book, Brother & Sister, the Oscar-winning actor pored over hundreds of journals, letters, and scrapbooks to tell a difficult family story.
A grounded story about urban displacement zooms in on the lives of one fictional Los Angeles family and those in their orbit.
Netflix’s sequel to its viral hit To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before doesn’t have the magic of the original film. But that’s part of the point.
In The Photograph, starring Issa Rae and Lakeith Stanfield, the director Stella Meghie embraces darker lighting and story lines alike.
Bong Joon Ho’s drama became the first South Korean film to nab the top prize. But its success as a global phenomenon was cemented long before last night.
A social-justice-focused ad that aired during last night’s Super Bowl affirmed a disturbing and all too familiar truth about the league.
BoJack Horseman started out as a portrait of a tortured antihero and ended with a close look at the women who made the show so special.
The Good Place, NBC’s sitcom about the afterlife, ended with a heartening meditation on the meaning of a finite existence.
Jeanine Cummins’s controversial new novel reveals the limits of fiction that wants readers to empathize.
The new anthology series is a refreshing break from the lackluster programming the streaming service has offered thus far.
On the feel-good sitcom, now in its final season, romances signal a more surprising attachment: to home.
The author, who is an Academy Award voter, inadvertently captured why Hollywood’s biggest ceremony faces a diversity problem year after year.
In Season 2, Netflix’s dark melodrama You doubles down on its critique of its loathsome protagonist—and introduces some smart women who get in his way.
A new film follows a prison warden who struggles with the harrowing weight of overseeing executions.
A new book, from the hosts of the Switched on Pop podcast, approaches the genre with laserlike focus and palpable enthusiasm.
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On the stylish reboot, scrappy Millennial characters represent a broader swath of queer life—and help rectify the original show’s missteps.