What do Bridgerton, DeuxMoi, and Dickinson have in common? They capture the new appeal of anonymous gossip.
The colorful and joyful ceremony didn’t feel like a crisis-era bureaucratic procedure.
So far, the Disney+ show is telling a story not about an epic struggle to save humanity, but about one woman’s efforts to save herself from her grief.
A new HBO documentary zeroes in on the immense psychological toll it took for the legendary golfer to go from prodigy to phenom.
Emerald Fennell’s debut movie is a revenge thriller explicitly designed to subvert assumptions about femininity and serious works of art.
Viewers didn’t care about “good” or “bad” television this year. Maybe the distinction never mattered.
In 2020, tackling 121 episodes of a single show was no longer as daunting as it once seemed.
In a time of rampant lies, a KFC-Lifetime rom-com is about as refreshingly blunt as you can get.
The year’s most distinct and worthwhile series
Even works of escapism are reckoning with waning national myths.
Netflix’s The Crown and Showtime’s The Reagans offer four different models of female power colliding with history, and with one another.
The app’s young creators are outshining mainstream political comedy—and tapping into a longer tradition of Black American humor.
In its fourth season, the Netflix drama is sharper than ever as it paints a portrait of an out-of-touch ruler caught off guard by change.
The late Jeopardy host made the biggest trivia nerds look cool.
After four years, the comedian returned to host Saturday Night Live. In 16 minutes, he explained why a new president alone won’t fix the country.
Two docuseries about NXIVM present a question: Are the people who have escaped a controlling organization the most reliable sources on what happened to them?
At a time when uncertainty may be the election’s only immediate result, Americans have an opportunity to rethink the way stories are told.
When The Office originally aired, its resident fool made for easy comedy. Fifteen years later, it’s hard to watch Dwight without seeing tragedy.
The comedian went viral for “playing Trump,” but in her new Netflix special, Everything’s Fine, she shows how unusual her comedic taste can be.
Like other stories about terrible rich people, HBO’s glitzy murder mystery The Undoing is entranced by a world it finds immoral.