A recent roundup of our writing on arts and entertainment
Is it that they take art so seriously, they don’t think of it as money?
Amy Lowell’s legacy, as represented in the pages of The Atlantic and in the broader poetic landscape, is a spare…
The latest installment in the flagging franchise, Dead Men Tell No Tales, offers a dreary, imitative voyage.
Lifetime’s Searching for Neverland mourns the exploitation of the King of Pop before his death—but there’s an uncomfortable irony to the project.
Based on Michael Hastings’s book about General Stanley McChrystal, the Brad Pitt-starring film wavers between dark comedy and bleak drama.
Life's a beach and then you dive.
In the 1700s, highly realistic landscape paintings called vedute gave European visitors proof of their trips to exotic destinations.
This definitely isn’t love.
What the dystopian series does not imply about the role of religion in politics
A recent push for diversity has been blamed for weak print sales, but the company’s decades-old business practices are the true culprit.
Throughout his long career, the suave British actor—who died at age 89—refused to take himself too seriously.
Her career of female self-determination demonstrates the rights of religion, sexuality, and expression that much terrorism seeks to undo.
The premiere of the show’s 13th season featured one woman, 31 men, and … a stuffed dummy.
Bobby Moynihan, Vanessa Bayer, and Sasheer Zamata all said their goodbyes last weekend—in very different ways.
The reported suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester was aimed at preteen and teenage girls enjoying one of the best nights of their lives.
The actor’s death was confirmed by his children.
A live multimedia performance by the musician DJ Spooky considers the 1915 silent film’s legacy as a pioneering document in alternative facts.
Is something in the news abnormal? Unprecedented? Totally wacky? Thanks to British English, there’s a perfect word for that.
Singing “My Heart Will Go On” for its 20th anniversary, Dion interrupted the show’s mediocrity and cemented her status as a symbol of perseverance.
David Lynch’s long-awaited television comeback is as strange as you’d imagine—and as beguiling.