The HBO film, based on the book by Rebecca Skloot and starring Oprah Winfrey, centers on the family of the woman whose cancer cells revolutionized medical science.
The HBO comedy hits the reboot button in its fourth year, and it’s never been funnier.
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Terence Davies’s new film essays the reclusive, and sometimes frustrating, life of the poet Emily Dickinson, played by Cynthia Nixon.
The female-stalker movie starring Rosario Dawson and Katherine Heigl is just going through the motions.
The Piano Man hasn’t released a new pop album since 1993. How does he continue to sell out stadiums?
Damn sees the rapper reconcile the vices inherent to pop success with a higher spiritual purpose.
Agha Shahid Ali, a Kashmiri-American poet who passed away in 2001, wrote about a lot of things. Some of those…
The novel is usually considered a cautionary tale for science, but its cultural legacy is much more complicated.
Ben Wheatley’s new film is a 90-minute shoot-out in an empty warehouse, and it’s exactly as interesting as that sounds.
Noah Hawley's FX anthology series returns with a new story about two estranged brothers at odds over a precious vintage stamp.
A new biography takes a meticulous, at times exhausting, look at the revered writer’s life and work.
The host’s ouster serves as an object lesson about what happens when morality and money come to a head.
The prescient painter—who died at the age of 72—documented the African American figure as a cultural, and commodified, phenomenon.
A new audio series aims to connect a vibrant community of western poets, singers, and storytellers with a wider audience.
“The Committee on Human Rights” explores what happens when even professional manipulators find themselves unlucky in love.
Every sequel in the long-running franchise has added more stars and crazier set-pieces. But can it last forever?
Hannah Tinti, the author of The Good Thief, explains what she learned about patience and risk from the T.S. Eliot poem "East Coker."
The Late Show host turned his fire on the embattled InfoWars conspiracy theorist, who now claims he’s been “in character” for years.