Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber’s followers, and the One Direction diaspora succeeded with PG, easy-listening pop.
After years of hype, the young Japanese star has finally arrived stateside. For his new team, the pitcher-slugger is a source of pure potential.
James Franco’s film chronicles the creation of The Room, the unforgettable so-bad-it’s-good movie.
The anchor's door-locking mechanism acts as a particularly vivid metaphor for the amount of power and protection many influential men enjoy.
The hip-hop mogul’s public righteousness pushed two women to tell stories of his alleged mistreatment of them in the ’90s.
Daryl Morey has spent a decade orchestrating a new kind of basketball juggernaut. Finally, Houston appears ready to deliver a title.
Christian Wiman’s new anthology brings together an admirable range of meditations on an emotion whose place in the world today can seem uncertain.
The creator of A Prairie Home Companion purported, through the show and much of his other work, to represent a bygone American age. With the news of his firing over allegations of misconduct, he finally does.
The trailer for Avengers: Infinity War promises a movie with real stakes—and a story that will begin to say goodbye to a generation of beloved superheroes.
The Amazon show from the creator of Gilmore Girls is an exuberant story about a 1950s housewife who discovers an unlikely talent.
After years of frustration and controversy, Philadelphia finally boasts a core of young talent—led by Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons—that has become the NBA’s most exciting upstart.
Why the departure of the longtime Today show host—who was abruptly fired by NBC after an allegation of sexual impropriety—represents much more than a casting change
Luca Guadagnino’s tale of budding gay romance in 1980s Italy is one of the most mesmerizing films of the year.
What the minority leader’s awkward messaging efforts reveal about Washington's readiness to take on allegations of impropriety
Since the 1800s, paleoartists have tried to imagine what prehistoric creatures looked like—with wildly different results.
The experimentalist pairs airy flutes with harsh electronica in her latest album, as she explores how music and love intertwine.
Joe Wright’s new film stars Gary Oldman as the British prime minister, and explores both his bullish public image and his angst-stricken private life.
The 36-year-old American actress’s engagement to Prince Harry, announced on Monday, shows how much the British monarchy has changed.
Netflix’s gorgeous, subversive new series exposes the dark mythology embedded in the Western genre.
The Chilean director’s 2013 drama is perhaps the best recent portrayal of female aging—one that American filmmakers could stand to learn from.
An Army veteran on how three deployments to Iraq changed his views about darkness being central to making art
Released 50 years ago, “I Am the Walrus” is endlessly analyzable, and yet somehow analysis-proof.