The headliner at Donald Trump’s inauguration co-wrote and starred in an abysmal 2008 vanity project that nonetheless presents an occasionally interesting self-portrait of red state America.
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The charming new Netflix revival is a scene-by-scene study of how people can lose their tempers without also losing their minds.
Peter Berg’s latest re-creation of real-life events again stars Mark Wahlberg, this time at the center of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
The president’s farewell speech evoked a flawed American icon—perhaps to remind America of the best version of itself.
The contentious—but substantial—interview highlights the ever-vanishing line between entertainment and journalism.
The FX show stars the British actor as a kind of Regency-era Jason Bourne, only with even bloodier methods.
The long-tenured host might be moving to a weekly, or all-digital, format in the coming years—another major shift for an ever-evolving genre.
The actress “couldn’t have chosen a worse sport to represent American provincialism,” says the author of a book on mixed martial arts.
Many of the obituaries for Nat Hentoff, the writer and critic who died Saturday at 91, are focusing as much…
Movies about brilliant scientific or mathematical minds often focus on their subject’s ego—not so with a new film about three African American women who worked at NASA in the ’60s.
The awards-show stage is a time-honored setting for advocacy. Sunday’s version, however, found Hollywood advocating for itself.
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Damien Chazelle’s film is a self-aware throwback—one that portrays the limits of worshiping the past.
The Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling-starring musical was a record winner of the night, though Moonlight took the final Best Picture trophy.
La La Land had a record-breaking evening, Moonlight snagged its only award for Best Drama, and Meryl Streep had a lot to say about politics and the value of cinema.
The Running Man, based on the Stephen King novel, is a not-very-good movie that did a pretty good job of anticipating some of the realities of the year we just entered.
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Jim Jarmusch’s new film stars Adam Driver as a bus-driving poet.
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The HBO documentary is a charming, poignant snapshot of the late actresses and their complex relationship.
The combative rap duo’s jumbo-sized third album sees the world catching up with their say-anything, burn-it-all-and-start-again style.