A study of dozens of episodes from the 2017–18 season reveals that non-native characters are often linked to crime and low education levels.
Anything short of a championship would in many ways render Boston’s entire season a failure.
The mega-producer Jason Blum’s comments about female directors being uninterested in the genre point to a bigger issue facing Hollywood.
Two recent hip-hop controversies show how hard it can be to discuss substance abuse and other fatal trends without offending.
Laker fans get their first glimpse of L.A.’s newest megastar, in one of the most chaotic home openers in memory.
The singer turned style icon talks natural beauty, bold fashion, and learning to embrace her hue in a world that doesn’t affirm brown-skinned girls.
In her new album, Warzone, the artist updates songs from her catalog, but misses the mark more often than not.
This muted film adaptation of the literary forger Lee Israel’s memoir finds something to love in its hard-drinking, sharp-tongued protagonist.
The film adaptation of Angie Thomas’s YA novel offers a startlingly honest portrait of its heroine confronting buried trauma to find her political voice.
Marianne Elliott’s gender-flipped Company mines modern ambivalence about marriage.
The new follow-up to John Carpenter’s 1978 slasher classic is a curious project, but it’s anchored by fantastic work from Jamie Lee Curtis.
The president’s rampant mockery of women flashes back to an earlier period of American history: when Monica Lewinsky served, repeatedly, as a national punch line.
The retooled sitcom debuted with an episode that wrestled with the death of its fictional matriarch.
The actor’s directorial debut is a coming-of-age tale about a young teen seeking refuge in skateboarding.
The end of the singer’s relationship with Pete Davidson, coming after the death of her ex Mac Miller, complicates her message of overcoming.
For generations, African Americans have left the U.S. in search of freedom from racism and oppression. But what do they actually find when they settle overseas?
Uwe Johnson’s magnum opus Anniversaries, which catalogs the life of its protagonist for the span of a year, is a sharp exploration of the daily effort to preserve shared truths.
Griffin Dunne’s ostensible comedy—starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman—mixed horror, empowerment, and romance in ways extremely unusual for the era.
Social media is turning an art form into an industry.
Growing up, one writer saw the beloved character as a mascot for the Latin American immigrant experience. Sixty years after Paddington’s debut book was published, his story still feels relevant.
The show’s former head writer returned for an episode with some excellent sketches—but also a dire parody of Kanye West’s meeting with Donald Trump.
Now 76, with a new album, the pop legend continues to delight and comfort the world with his music.