The romantic comedy—about a relationship struggling with culture clash—fleshes out the poignant supporting roles that mothers and fathers can play.
The novelist Scott Spencer on the English author’s short story “The Gardener” and what it reveals about transforming shame into art
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The latest winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race is a politically engaged oddball—which is, in its way, pretty traditional.
The mercurial comedian, who plays the disruptive Erlich Bachman, departed the show under mysterious circumstances in Sunday’s season finale.
In its second season, the Ava DuVernay-helmed show confidently tackles the messy bonds of siblings and the trickledown effects of racial profiling.
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The team’s notorious “Process,” founded on tanking games, inched closer to paying off with this year’s NBA draft.
Sofia Coppola’s new film deploys stars Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell perfectly in a Civil War-era battle of wits.
Kumail Nanjiani has transmuted a remarkable true story into a warm, big-hearted summer film that deserves to be a blockbuster.
The tech giant just hired two industry heavy-hitters as it tries to move into a realm occupied by Netflix and Amazon: scripted television.
This installment marks director Michael Bay's final outing, but the loud, unpleasant franchise isn't planning to go away.
Twenty years ago, the George Clooney-starring comic-book sequel flopped with critics and audiences—and set Hollywood heroes on a new path.
Seven hours into David Lynch’s much discussed TV revival, its overarching story is coming into focus.
With Boundless, Jillian Tamaki makes a profound case for the primacy of images in storytelling.
The Great Beauty excels by offering an unsurpassed meditation on a question that confronts all humans lucky enough to live in modernity.
Sally Hawkins stars as Maud Lewis, the Canadian folk artist, with Ethan Hawke as her hard-scrabble fisherman husband.
Another disappointing sequel suggests the studio's consistent excellence is now a thing of the past.
Colin Trevorrow’s follow-up to Jurassic World might be the newest so-bad-it’s-good anti-masterpiece.
A new book offers nuanced appreciations of celebrities, from Serena to Madonna to Hillary to Caitlyn, who refused to know their place.