"La La Land" has a chance to sweep the Oscars. But don't count out "Moonlight" or "Manchester by the Sea" to nab some big awards.
How Rorschach’s inkblots turned personality testing into an art.
The latest installment in the "mommy porn" franchise is timelessly retrograde, but may also signal a shift in modern relationships.
A much-discussed essay in "The American Conservative" is an attack on trans people masquerading as an exercise in good faith.
Shows like Belgium's "The Break" and Iceland's "Lava Field" are banking on an audience that has reached a new level of maturity.
This ambitious co-production between Hollywood and China strands Matt Damon in a goofy monster movie.
Meet the hackers trying to solve the problem of death.
A new play by Katherine Rundell enacts the absurd, vicious tales of the Edwardian writer.
Jack Henry Abbott was a talented writer and a convicted murderer. What made Mailer believe he wouldn't kill again?
By focusing on high-definition thrills, nature documentaries obscure more than they reveal.
There are only so many times you can speed-riff on pop culture before the joke starts to get old.
We would do well to remember the costs of keeping quiet.
Sarah Manguso's aphorisms feel powerful in our age of alternative facts.
Jokes helped him win the presidency. They will help his opponents survive it.
The U.S. government has enlisted powerful informants in the past without difficulty. Here's why.
For scientists investigating the human mind, deep-sea animals may hold the key.
The sequel to the surprise 2014 hit features more stunning action sequences at the expense of the original’s charm and novelty.
Elites have always used a climate of fear to push their own agendas.