Three Atlantic staffers discuss tricky questions of national—and international—allegiance in sports, after the victory for Les Bleus, which some called “the last African team.”
In his new Showtime series Who Is America?, the British comedian shows the best and worst of his comedy.
From tidy stories of reunited migrant families to #PlaneBae, Americans’ bias toward optimism is a wonderful thing—until it’s not.
Released 10 years ago, Christopher Nolan’s seminal comic-book adaptation legitimized the superhero film—for better and for worse.
In her first songs since the Manchester bombing, the singer has triumphed with a rare pop commodity: inscrutability.
The entire gang is back for a reprise of 2008’s hit jukebox-musical movie—this time with some deep cuts from ABBA’s catalog.
The FX drama Pose is the rare example of a show that actually gives trans actors top billing—an effort made all the more urgent by a recent controversy that saw Scarlett Johansson cast as a transgender man.
The Washington Nationals slugger, arguably the sport’s most famous player, no longer numbers among its best.
Come Inside My Mind, airing on HBO Monday night, is a thoughtful and wistful portrait of an elusive subject.
The comedian’s new Showtime series should be shocking, but its wildest stunts only confirm how trollish U.S. politics has become.
The tournament boasted chaotic early matches, a record-long slugfest, and a monumental comeback for Novak Djokovic.
The first wife of Frank Sinatra, who died at age 101, pre-dated the invasions of fame, and survived with grace what came next.
Gus Van Sant continues his cold streak with a biopic of the Portland cartoonist John Callahan, played by a mumbling Joaquin Phoenix.
When you root for the world’s less powerful, the tournament can read like a run-on sentence of tragedy, only loosely punctuated with joy.
Much has happened since the country won its last World Cup two decades ago, making this a bittersweet moment in a country always romancing the past.
It's a slippery slope when weighty matters get dissolved into claims of bias and fakery.
As President Donald Trump spent the second day of his U.K. visit with Prime Minister Theresa May, thousands of people gathered in London to march in characteristically creative style.
The absurdism of the filmmaker Boots Riley functions as a doubled critique of modern hyper-capitalism, and of American fatalism.
For the first time, the streaming service received more total nods than HBO, ending the premium-cable channel’s 17-year domination.
Bo Burnham’s debut movie delves into the life of an ordinary 13-year-old on the brink of her middle-school graduation.