A fresh HBO adaptation imbues the classic character with unnecessary darkness and biographical trauma, when what’s most relevant about him has been there all along.
A lifelong fan took in yesterday’s Manchester City–Arsenal game, and struggled to connect with his onetime obsession.
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The industry has been proclaiming the importance of Black lives while continuing to ignore Black women.
The ambitious sequel once again forces players to confront their own brutality. But to what end?
New York’s Queer Liberation March extended its celebration of Stonewall to Black Lives Matter, ditching corporate sponsorships while retaining a sense of joy.
The nation isn’t in a celebratory mood. But the BET Awards struck a delicate balance between honoring black artists and reckoning with current events.
Growing up, police dramas were my favorite genre to watch. But the stories they told were always at odds with the world that I lived in.
Netflix’s Eurovision Song Contest succeeds because it’s both sincere and satirical. Also, it has invisible elves.
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Thanks to the pandemic, Netflix’s first summer hit is a shallow movie full of sun, sex, and spit.
The band formerly known as the Dixie Chicks has changed its name in light of the growing rejection of racist symbols and phrases.
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The martial-arts legend looms so large in pop culture that the mundane details of his life feel like a rare treat.
In my case, it ripped off the branch and rolled all the way down the hill.
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