With her new book—the much-awaited sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale—the Canadian author is leading a resistance. But it’s not the one you might think.
The best shows of the 45th presidency captured the essence of an unprecedented leader by seeing past his act.
Emerald Fennell’s debut movie is a revenge thriller explicitly designed to subvert assumptions about femininity and serious works of art.
Netflix’s The Crown and Showtime’s The Reagans offer four different models of female power colliding with history, and with one another.
Two docuseries about NXIVM present a question: Are the people who have escaped a controlling organization the most reliable sources on what happened to them?
The miniseries Expecting Amy captures the comedian’s complicated pregnancy with extreme honesty.
Taste the Nation is breezy in tone, but it exposes the betrayals at the heart of “American” cuisine.
A fresh HBO adaptation imbues the classic character with unnecessary darkness and biographical trauma, when what’s most relevant about him has been there all along.
The new film explores the path of the president’s mentor from relentless aggressor to unwilling victim.
For 32 seasons, the longest-running reality show in history sold a valorizing view of police that’s never seemed more out of touch.
The British writer Michaela Coel’s HBO series is a brilliant drama about an evening that’s more complicated than it seems.
The conceptual artist, who died yesterday at 84, made constructing quixotic, monumental projects his life’s work.
And the timing couldn’t be worse.
A new four-part Netflix documentary strains to handle a subject who’s always out of reach.
If your attention span is frazzled, explore the compact joys of the 30-minute format.
Hightown deepens the procedural genre by expanding its focus beyond a singular murder to the opioid epidemic at the edges of its story.
Lawrence Wright’s The End of October has been heavily touted for its prescience, but the one thing it didn’t anticipate is heartening.
The Amazon show is one of several recent works in which the afterlife darkly mimics earthly existence.
A new generation of TV comedies probes life’s bleak truths more pointedly than many dramas do.
The Hulu adaptation of Sally Rooney’s hit novel ushers an addictive, messily human portrayal of young love to the small screen.
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