All the Brown Girls on TV—Mallika Rao profiles HBO’s latest web-series acquisition, which takes place in a queer, multiracial, multiethnic arts landscape in Chicago.
Science Fiction’s Under-Appreciated Feminist Icon—Gabrielle Bellot celebrates one of the genre’s first protagonists to own her own womanhood.
Why Hollywood Should Pay Attention to Dunkirk—David Sims contemplates 70-millimeter projection as the answer to audiences’ declining interest in 3-D.
To the Bone: The Trouble With Anorexia on Film—Sophie Gilbert dives into how the new Netflix movie illustrates how difficult it is to portray a disorder that has fascinated culture for centuries.
War for the Planet of the Apes Is an Epic Slog—David Sims sits through the series’ third entry, a technical accomplishment but a storytelling drag.
Lady Macbeth Is a Brilliant, Macabre Period Drama—David Sims delights in William Oldroyd’s debut film that tackles murder and infidelity in rural Victorian England.
Will Is Flagrantly Silly, Glam-Rock Shakespeare—Sophie Gilbert reviews the new TNT show reinventing 16th-century London as a bacchanal of sex, drugs, and steampunk.
A Shake-Up for the 2017 Emmy Nominations—David Sims says that with old favorites like Downton Abbey and Game of Thrones out of the running, this year’s awards could get interesting.