The Netflix series starring Aziz Ansari frequently strays from its protagonist to dive into the lives of characters on the margins.
The HBO film, based on the book by Rebecca Skloot and starring Oprah Winfrey, centers on the family of the woman whose cancer cells revolutionized medical science.
Noah Hawley's FX anthology series returns with a new story about two estranged brothers at odds over a precious vintage stamp.
I could have picked any number of wonderful poems, but the first that popped to mind was one I found…
Adult Swim’s cult series debuted a highly anticipated new episode for April Fool’s Day, after months (seemingly) without a release date.
Jordan Peele’s fantastic film relies heavily on the sense of sight to amplify its racial horror.
This strange sequel comes 15 years after the terrifying American remake of a Japanese horror classic.
The Iranian film The Salesman is shortlisted for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. But because of Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, the movie’s director won’t be attending the ceremony.
The HBO documentary delves into the disturbing 2014 case of two Wisconsin girls who say they stabbed their friend to appease a bogeyman-like figure.
After a promising debut last fall, NBC’s quirky, metaphysical comedy enjoyed a terrific first season—only to brilliantly upend its entire premise in the final episode.
The Netflix adaptation of the popular Lemony Snicket children’s book series is a weird, hyper-self-aware, bleak bit of fun.
Movies about brilliant scientific or mathematical minds often focus on their subject’s ego—not so with a new film about three African American women who worked at NASA in the ’60s.
The American holiday has long been overshadowed by Christmas when it comes to widely beloved films, TV specials, and songs.
The FX show’s largely hopeful third season saw all its characters try to become better people—often by ironically putting themselves first.
The anthology series’ first season, subtitled Candle Cove, terrorizes its adult characters with the very things that scared them as kids.
The hit AMC show ended its sixth season on a cheap cliffhanger. Its seventh-season premiere messily tried to regain momentum.
The sitcom’s season-three premiere, along with NBC’s The Good Place, shows how geography raises questions of belonging.
Tim Burton’s newest film, adapted from a popular young-adult novel, is a pretty but soulless adventure.
A new Disney film starring Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo follows the rise of Phiona Mutesi, a poor girl from Uganda who becomes a chess prodigy.
I’ll admit to being one of those people who—despite a good tolerance for nonlinear stories, plotlessness, unlikable characters…