Shows including Homeland, Quantico, and The Good Fight are featuring topical storylines about attempts to spread misinformation within the U.S.
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The Hollywood update of the classic ’90s anime ignores the original’s deeper sci-fi themes to deliver forgettable action.
The flutist and author Ardal Powell offers thoughts on the recent woodwind-laden beats of Drake, Future, and others.
Jessica Chastain stars as Antonina Zabinski, who used the Warsaw Zoo to save the lives of hundreds of Jews during World War II.
In the internet age, travel essays are shared far and wide—and they aren’t always well received back home.
Starring Samantha Morton and Jessica Brown Findlay, the series has a surprisingly sharp perspective on the dynamics of pleasure and power.
A baby … who’s a boss! It’s a great premise for a movie, but it could have been so much more.
The bestselling young-adult book by Angie Thomas looks at police violence through the eyes of a teen girl.
The comedian’s two Netflix specials are loaded with brilliant storytelling, but suffer when they lose hold of his unique point of view.
The NBC reality singing competition has been selling glittering visions of fame for 11 seasons, but has rarely delivered on them.
A new collection of the author’s classroom chats reveals his lifelong quest to reevaluate reality.
The show will air at the same time across the U.S. for the first time ever starting in April—thanks to social media.
The HBO miniseries takes a novel approach to its score: letting its characters’ listening habits dictate what the audience hears.
The two-hour work, written and directed by Happy Valley’s Sally Wainwright, is a vibrant dramatization of how three sheltered women became such extraordinary novelists.
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Daniel Espinosa’s new horror film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, and Ryan Reynolds as astronauts fighting a hostile alien.
The Hold Steady singer’s new album collects small, graceful fables about the downtrodden raising each other up.
“The Heart Part 4” seems to announce a new album while taking aim at rivals, Donald Trump, and the state of the world.
Beyond busted brackets and buzzer-beaters, the men's NCAA tournament offers the broader public an early look at likely professional draftees.