Last year's buzzy slate proved to be this year's award winners. Here are some of the films we could be talking about for months.
A new digital publication aims to “civilize” cannabis culture. That’s a problem.
Photographer Mike Osborne watches the people who watch us.
For writers, revealing how much you make is a radical act.
HBO's new show is both of our time and not.
Peter Thiel & Co. show that medical tech is magical thinking for our dark times.
Sara Goldrick-Rab’s new book lays bare the extent of the student debt crisis.
Challenged at work, supported at home, the trio of NASA mathematicians are a bold representation of cooperative black domestic life.
His authoritarianism will be much less obvious—and that's the danger.
I never expected to see people like myself in positions of power. Then Obama came along.
When everything is falling apart, detective mystery can only function as escapism.
Including new work from Sofia Coppola, Christopher Nolan, Steven Soderbergh, and Paul Thomas Anderson.
Money taints everything, why not writing too?
The twisted fairy tales of Ottessa Moshfegh.
It worked for Republicans—twice. And charismatic candidates like Barack Obama and Bill Clinton don't appear every four years.
Her barnstorming speech at this weekend’s Golden Globes showed how political discourse always fits itself to the shape of the screen.
Jonathan Chait's new book shows the failure of "grown up" liberalism.
The director of 'Jaws' grew up “a wimp in a world of jocks.” He just wanted to be accepted.