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Despite what the artist says on Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers, he’s still trying to save you.
Where Lost and Westworld spun out, the Apple TV+ show’s contained world succeeds.
The spark and originality present in the band’s best work are missing from its latest album.
Amid the sweat and superficiality of the first Coachella since 2019, the most maligned concert format felt vital again.
How the film turns a comic-book trope into an unpretentiously profound message
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Better Call Saul is dazzling, and frustrating.
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By bringing the character back to his noir-detective origins, The Batman shows that comic-book movies can contain multitudes.