The Hollywood-set musical took a record 14 nods in a list otherwise dominated by smaller, more intimate dramas.
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The show is funny because it's about the power of humor—and the absurdities of faith.
Is she for real? Is she an actor? Is she really a 24-year-old with a nanny?
The HBO documentary delves into the disturbing 2014 case of two Wisconsin girls who say they stabbed their friend to appease a bogeyman-like figure.
Her mention of “blowing up the White House” at the Women’s March on Washington was a classic moment for her—and for the new president’s team.
M. Night Shyamalan’s new film ends on a typically surprising note—and there’s a lot to unpack about its wider implications.
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In its first episode of the new administration, the NBC sketch show skewered Vladimir Putin, Kellyanne Conway, and the “lowercase KKK.”
Lisa Loomer's production about the legendary Supreme Court case opens during a time of renewed uncertainty over a woman’s right to choose.
Ken Loach’s new movie, which triumphed at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, is a Kafkaesque tale of one man navigating Britain’s welfare system.
The Women’s March on Washington was a protest that also, in its own way, marked a peaceful transition of power.
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From David, a reader in Oakland: I hope it’s not too late to point out…
In the aftermath of November’s election, many readers who had been shocked by Donald Trump’s victory shared poems that helped…
Acts like 3 Doors Down, Toby Keith, and the Piano Guys offered the comfort of looking backwards.
After a promising debut last fall, NBC’s quirky, metaphysical comedy enjoyed a terrific first season—only to brilliantly upend its entire premise in the final episode.
In his new film, which features a brilliant performance from James McAvoy as a man with 23 personalities, the oft-derided director may have finally found a return to form.
Recent presidential installation ceremonies have been studiously planned and free of major disasters. It hasn’t always been so.
This is the song I have stuck in my head after reading David Sims’s review of The Founder…
No modern Republican commander-in-chief has featured a poet at their swearing-in ceremony, and it appears neither will Trump.
In a bland and forgettable new film, Michael Keaton plays Ray Kroc, the cut-throat businessman behind the McDonald’s franchise.