Wouldn’t It Be Nice to Have a Woman’s Shoe Emoji That Isn’t a Red Stiletto?—Megan Garber reports on Florie Hutchinson’s effort to create a new emoji for flats.
Frontiers of Sports
World Series Hopes Ride on a Pair of Aces—Robert O’Connell states that despite sluggers aplenty on Houston and Los Angeles, each club’s title chances hinge on the pitching prowess of Justin Verlander and Clayton Kershaw.
The Square Is a Masterful Symphony of Discomfort—David Sims watches Ruben Östlund’s cutting satire of the Swedish art world.
The Alien Majesty of Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon—David Sims emphasizes that a new Criterion Collection release of the 1975 period piece highlights just how unique the director’s vision of the past was.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer Is a Dark Twist on a Greek Myth—David Sims reviews Yorgos Lanthimos’s new film, in which the director of The Lobster reunites with Colin Farrell for an even stranger tale.
How The Good Place Goes Beyond ‘The Trolley Problem’—Elizabeth Yuko says that the terrific NBC sitcom continues to explore ethics without sacrificing complexity or humor in Season 2.