From Les Moonves to Louis C.K. to so many others implicated in #MeToo, there have been many performances of accountability theater. But those in power have repeatedly proven themselves unwilling to make amends.
Two women have come forward to accuse the former vice president of inappropriate touching. And some have defended him on all-too-familiar grounds: It’s just flirting.
The premiere episode of the HBO show’s seventh and final season explored the most caustic of satires: an environment in which gun violence is so common as to become unremarkable.
“Well, this week made me feel insane.”
Its conclusion celebrated what the show has done from the beginning: Insist that friendship can carry the same vitality as romance.
Batman. Superman. Boyfriend. Savior. While the special counsel has conducted a notably quiet investigation, Americans have filled in the blanks.
One of Hollywood’s most pernicious tropes hasn’t died. It has merely expanded.
Beyond the eye-popping details, the fascination with the alleged actions of wealthy parents reflects how thoroughly the logic of cheating has come to define the present moment.
O’Rourke’s teasing approach to his potential presidential run makes uncomfortable assumptions about what political charisma looks like.
The latest Marvel origin story brought in $456 million at the box office in its first weekend—on the strength, in part, of a very particular definition of “girl power.”
The actor, who died on Monday at 52, continued to embrace Dylan McKay, his most iconic and beloved character, long after Beverly Hills, 90210 ended.
The HBO documentary provides a detailed exploration of Michael Jackson’s alleged abuses; it also hints at what happens when faith and fandom get blurred.
The Fox juggernaut, with its compelling and sometimes unsettling collisions of truth and artifice, is a show tailor-made for 2019.
A documentary reconsidering the story that transfixed Americans in the 1990s emphasizes the horror in an event that many remember for its humor.
The time capsules are also metaphors: for broken systems, and for communities’ tendency to protect, at all costs, those they consider their own.
It was the most unexpected moment of an otherwise dully divisive evening: a group of lawmakers taking a speech that wasn’t about them and insisting that in fact it was.
Over the 15 years since its founding, Facebook has marketed itself—and tried to justify itself—through a misleadingly humanistic premise.
Art about the endings of things used to be the stuff of tragedy. But today’s creators are finding another way to make sense of ongoing crisis: through comedy.
Citing the director’s ability to generate money, the producer of Red Sonja defended the choice to keep him at the helm of the upcoming film.
According to a new report, the White House separated many more families than it had previously acknowledged—and failed to keep track of those it separated.
The fast-food dinner Trump hosted was also an argument: about government, about political messaging, about himself.