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Once thought of as the cleverest man in Westeros, the Lannister carried a record of misjudgments and an air of malaise in the Season 8 premiere.
Three Atlantic staffers discuss “Winterfell,” the first episode of Season 8.
The trailer for the final film in Disney’s trilogy raises the notion that J. J. Abrams undid the twists of The Last Jedi. But that might be a bluff.
The wild and challenging Her Smell stars Elisabeth Moss as a self-destructive rocker in a familiar mold—and features an ending in a less familiar one.
Whether or not Lil Nas X’s No. 1 hit is country music, it definitely shows the anarchic power of pop.
The singer broke out with fresh, specific songs about dating in the iPhone age. Now he just seems to be trying to fit into playlists.
The suddenly ubiquitous singer’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? connects goth ideas across generations.
As he rose to global fame, the rapper, now dead at 33, kept his focus on his L.A. community.
Might these characters have feelings after all?
The singer, dead at 76, morphed from a ’60s pop idol into an avant-garde legend. But his voice and his fatalism were consistent.
The rocker’s fourth solo album has a big, bold sound and a mature, unapologetic take on desire.
Netflix’s shiny biopic of the hair-metal band barely tries to understand the destruction it portrays.
Ramin Djawadi’s score helped make the show a hit—and brought unlikely fame to the composer.
The New Zealand shooter quoted Dylan Thomas and Rudyard Kipling in his manifesto, hijacking the language of bravery in familiar ways.
For Season 3 of the Netflix makeover show, Kansas City provides subjects in need of pep talks or paychecks—and often both.
The Swedish singer’s Honey tour lets fans take on the big hits while she settles deep into the groove.
The young women, living with the 52-year-old star and cut off from their families, say they love him. It’s the same story told by other women who now say Kelly abused them.
Explosive rage, statements of persecution, and an appeal to male viewers: The singer’s CBS interview about sexual-abuse allegations seemed familiar.
In featuring the mothers of Michael Jackson’s accusers, the HBO documentary shows that adults are not immune to cons, charm offensives, and self-delusion.