Bill Bratton insists that police officers should not have turned their backs en masse as the mayor spoke at a funeral on Saturday—but he acknowledged that morale is low throughout the department.
Dec 28, 2014 9:56AM ET
Officials suspended their hunt after dark on Sunday.
Dec 28, 2014 8:01AM ET
After signing up to write a script for Croatian television, I learned that virtually all TV comedies, from Seinfeld to South Park, follow a simple formula.
Dec 27, 2014 8:01AM ET
The joys of championing the often-fictional romances of others
Dec 26, 2014 3:24PM ET
Despite the trade, more peace talks were called off, and Kiev said it was stopping all train and bus service to Crimea.
Dec 26, 2014 10:49AM ET
The assault, believed to have been carried out by the U.S., targeted areas known to shelter Taliban and al-Qaeda extremists.
Dec 26, 2014 9:01AM ET
Cinema history shows in-theater film ads have not increased in duration—only in speed, spoilers, explosions, ubiquity, and commercial importance.
Dec 26, 2014 8:15AM ET
Director Ava DuVernay wisely focuses her sober, stately film on a few critical months.
Dec 26, 2014 7:31AM ET
The actor dissects his role as the husband of painter Margaret Keane in Tim Burton's new film, saying his character should get his due as a creator.
Dec 25, 2014 4:35PM ET
"The trial of peaceful reformers in a terrorism court underlines the political nature of this court."
Dec 25, 2014 10:49AM ET
Russian president cites economic crisis, but the finance minister says everything's fine.
Dec 25, 2014 8:01AM ET
Director Rob Marshall and Walt Disney Studios have promises to keep when it comes to pleasing fans of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s 1986 musical.
Dec 25, 2014 7:31AM ET
The Angelina Jolie-directed biopic serves up a lot of misery, but not much purpose.
Dec 24, 2014 1:32PM ET
The studio will make history with the first simultaneous theater/streaming release.
Dec 24, 2014 11:37AM ET
But officials won't acknowledge whether or not the extremist group used antiaircraft missiles it has seized.
Dec 24, 2014 8:31AM ET
The stunning new biopic of the Romantic landscape painter J.M.W. Turner improvises on art history to (successfully) create art itself.
Dec 24, 2014 8:01AM ET
This year, Jesus, Noah, and Moses all had starring roles in major films. But despite the Hollywood's new fixation on religion, the Almighty still proves difficult capture.
Dec 23, 2014 4:47PM ET
On Tuesday, the government agency announced it was lifting its ban on gay male blood donors. The fine print, however, was troubling.
Dec 23, 2014 3:34PM ET
The neural area in charge of thumb movement becomes stronger as one fiddles away on a touchscreen phone.
Dec 23, 2014 1:53PM ET
"Our society, which is a sick society, created this story," says the Oscar-winning actress of the acclaimed new working-class drama she stars in.
Dec 23, 2014 12:00PM ET
A lack of dining options may have started Jewish Christmas, but now it's a full-fledged ritual.
Dec 23, 2014 11:00AM ET
How the advent of agriculture and online food ordering changed the human skeleton for the worse.
Dec 23, 2014 10:38AM ET
Pay close attention as you watch Paramount Pictures’ classic holiday animations: You may spot a six-pointed star on the Christmas tree.
Dec 23, 2014 8:55AM ET
Close relationships between artists and real-life heroes bring credibility, but is it really worth the loss in creative control?
Dec 23, 2014 8:35AM ET
Some of this year's movie ads approached art themselves.
Dec 23, 2014 6:00AM ET
President Obama's choice to lead the intelligence agency has undermined core checks and balances with impunity.
Dec 22, 2014 4:20PM ET
Highlights from 12 months of interviews with writers about their craft and the authors they love
Dec 22, 2014 12:23PM ET
The partnership between the Bettie Page and Bunny Yeager is celebrated in the recently released photo book Bettie Page: Queen of Curves.
Dec 22, 2014 10:51AM ET
History shows there's glory and money to be had from ripping off the works of great artists.
Dec 22, 2014 8:01AM ET
The Atlantic's film critic picks the top titles—and doles out some less-conventional awards.
Dec 22, 2014 8:00AM ET
It's too early to take the U.S. government at its word.