The director caught backlash for criticizing the reign of Marvel films—but he’s not wrong about the threat they pose to the future of movies.
For the first time in years, nobody really knows what to expect.
Mike Flanagan’s follow-up to The Shining strives to pay homage to Stanley Kubrick’s classic and remain faithful to Stephen King’s original novel.
I first met him 21 years ago, and now our relationship is the subject of a new movie. He’s never been more revered—or more misunderstood.
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Last Christmas is filled with the kind of sincerity—mixed with just the right amount of cynicism—that’s been missing from movie screens.
The Scottish performer’s new HBO special is a stunning experiment in controlled transgression.
Garry Winogrand captured ordinary groups of unknown people in all their beauty, humanity, and radiance.
Ivo Van Hove’s success shows how much American commercial theater relies on European state funding.
The pop star co-curated a feminist-themed album that, in sound and approach, calls back to a simpler time: the early 2010s.
Karolina Pavlova’s A Double Life examines internalized oppression—and insists on the independence of the unconscious mind.
As streaming services such as HBO Max tilt back toward older conventions, the all-at-once strategy pioneered by Netflix may find itself out of fashion.
The follow-up to a beloved novel of gay romance continues André Aciman’s exploration of desire that tests convention: “It’s not a subject that has ever interested me, ethics,” the author says.
In last night’s standout episode, the HBO drama closely examined themes and characters from the original graphic novel.
Depicting a rally, the cold open landed between comedy and campaigning.
Apple’s new series about misconduct at a television network is inert, until it turns fascinating.
The Irishman ruminates on the stories and characters that have helped define the director’s career.
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Edward Norton’s adaptation of the 1999 novel feels like a glassy diorama of a gumshoe thriller.
The star of the new Apple+ series For All Mankind has long specialized in offbeat characters. Now he’s shifting to more heroic material.
In a bizarre World Series in which the home team never won, the underdogs upset the juggernaut Houston Astros for the franchise’s first title.
In The Irishman, Martin Scorsese offers a stunning elegy for a distinctly American figure: the gangster.