Two new albums, Manic and Rare, air inner turmoil bluntly while staying catchy and controlled.
On the feel-good sitcom, now in its final season, romances signal a more surprising attachment: to home.
Makoto Shinkai’s bold and charming Weathering With You is set in a world ending so gradually, people barely notice it anymore.
Houston’s dominance once looked like the sport’s biggest success story. Now their whole legacy is in doubt.
The streaming service has turned the star’s controversial e-commerce brand into a series. Soft-lit chaos ensues.
The rapper’s “Darkness” video tries to fight gun violence while also glorifying it.
The author, who is an Academy Award voter, inadvertently captured why Hollywood’s biggest ceremony faces a diversity problem year after year.
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The new film starring Robert Downey Jr. as a doctor who talks to animals is transfixing at times, if only because it’s such a disaster.
In writing, originality doesn’t have to mean rejecting traditional forms.
The MLB has handed harsh penalties to Houston for sign stealing, but revoking the team’s ill-gained 2017 championship is implausible.
A lawsuit filed by Francesca Gregorini argues that the Apple TV+ series Servant shares eerie similarities with her 2013 film, The Truth About Emanuel.
Two dramas—Dare Me and Spinning Out—follow girls as they juggle their competitive ambitions and interpersonal relationships.
Every year, plenty of excellent films are excluded from the awards-season conversation for reasons that have nothing to do with talent or artistry. This year is no different.
“Often before I write a scene for the final time … I take a minute, close my eyes, and build the world of the scene around me.”
Todd Phillips’s Joker is the biggest contender in an Academy Awards race featuring a single actor of color and no female directors.
The Outsider, HBO's new 10-part series about an inexplicable murder in a small Georgia town, misses the uncanny intrigue.
The biopic draws power from its faithful retelling of a man’s wrongful conviction, but risks seeming more like a news summary than a narrative work.
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