In a flashback episode, The Handmaid’s Tale tried to explain how one of its characters became a monster. But it missed the most crucial element of her personality.
The 32-year-old Serb overwhelmed Roger Federer in a marathon men’s singles final at Wimbledon and proved himself the best of his generation.
Matthew Cox was a master of mortgage fraud, spinning tales and scamming his way into millions of dollars. Now he’s got a new game: selling stories that are true.
Hulu's Season 4 is moodier than the original series and less nostalgic than the film revival. But its darker sensibility yields a strangely cynical story.
Released 30 years ago, the star-studded melodrama has an uncomfortable message about people who choose to have children despite the medical risks.
Glorified for its creative benefits, the pastime has become yet another goal-driven pursuit.
With The Farewell, the writer-director Lulu Wang has made a bittersweet drama about her family’s choice to deceive one of their own.
The 27-year-old Romanian underdog handily defeated the formidable Serena Williams in a final that echoed a classic 2008 match.
Federal indictments in Chicago and New York allege racketeering, witness tampering, and the illegal transportation of minors for sex—and the singer’s supposed crimes were not committed alone.
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Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista are a lovable odd couple in Stuber, an old-school buddy comedy made for 2019.
The family battles he described foreshadowed our current national crisis.
Jon Favreau’s CGI-heavy version of 1994’s animated classic uses a stellar cast—including Beyoncé, Donald Glover, and Seth Rogen—to uneven effect.
A writer contemplates how a film that imagines a 78-year-old John Lennon could actually be moving.
In his new stand-up special, the comedian celebrates progress—but denigrates the work that progress requires.
Erin Lee Carr’s two-part HBO documentary thoughtfully complicates the narrative of a boy’s suicide, and of the girlfriend who encouraged the act.
The comedian and rapper shines in Lulu Wang’s new film about a young woman who has to hide a painful truth from her dying grandmother.
Instantaneous communication can be destructive. We need to tweak our digital platforms to make time for extra eyes, cooler heads, and second thoughts.
One hundred years ago, a player shocked spectators with her “indecent” dress—not the last time attire has distracted from athleticism in tennis.
One of the many gutting elements of the allegations against the billionaire financier: how gleefully he flaunted his impunity.
In recent years, requests for the permanent return of items taken during the imperial era without their owners’ consent have gathered pace.