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Three recent novels demonstrate how fiction can deftly capture the long-term effects of sexual assault and harassment.
Just as cells are the building blocks of the human body, a painting’s points, lines, colors, and tensions are the building blocks of its life.
Remind Me Tomorrow, the Brooklyn singer’s fifth album, bustles with the feeling of disconnection conquered.
The new British series is a thoughtful, detailed, compelling character study of people caught up in a knotty conflict.
Embezzlement charges against a leading Russian theater director come amidst a growing cultural crackdown that mirrors the country’s Soviet past.
The streaming service’s surprise hit connected with audiences despite middling reviews and a glut of Christmas content to compete with.
Michel Houellebecq’s latest provocation takes aim at the EU.
In Season 3, the show benefits from the terrific work of Mahershala Ali and from embracing much of what made its initial run so captivating.
The artists’ 2013 duet, “Do What U Want,” was made because of, not in spite of, its creepy subtext—as are more and more works in the wake of #MeToo.
A Lifetime series that examines long-standing abuse allegations against the singer—and the continued support he has received despite them—contains an uncomfortable truth.
Peter Farrelly’s film has taken over 2019’s awards season despite mounting controversies, critical disinterest, and mediocre ticket sales.
The senator’s new book shows the difficulty of translating short-form virality into a substantive text.
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In Surviving R. Kelly, female fans who stand by the controversial singer offer justification for their loyalty. Still, their allegiance prompts the question: Why?
The latest from the director is a singularly strange and meta sequel that’s bound to infuriate all but his most devoted fans.
A biography published 100 years after the composer’s death reveals the worldly trials of an artist known for his airy fantasies.
The author is best known for arguing that emotional connection could help heal America’s racial divides. But his 1974 novel If Beale Street Could Talk focused instead on the bonds that held black people together.