Remembering Gene Wilder—David Sims looks back on the illustrious career of the late comic actor who became legendary for his role as Willy Wonka.
Don’t Breathe and the Box-Office Reign of Scary Films—David Sims analyzes why Hollywood doesn’t capitalize on the successful model of low-budget, high-grossing horror movies.
Farewell to Superheroes: A Fall-Movie Preview—David Sims looks ahead to a new season of exciting films after a dismal summer for Hollywood.
The Light Between Oceans Is a Sympathy-Defying Melodrama—David Sims finds it hard to get invested in the frustrating new film starring Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender.
How The Night Of Explored the Bias of Sight—Spencer Kornhaber notes the symbolic significance of eyes in the hypnotic HBO miniseries.
Where the Spirit of Mr. Rogers Endures—Arielle Bernstein examines how, 15 years on, the empathy of the PBS show’s host lives on in modern advice columns.
You’re the Worst Is Bleaker and Funnier Than Ever—David Sims looks forward to the third season of the brilliant FXX sitcom.
The Crazy Edit: The Colorful Cruelties of Bachelor in Paradise—Megan Garber traces the highly gendered presentation of women in the show’s confessional interviews.