Jul 31, 2015 12:37PM ET
Netflix’s revival of the ensemble cult film does far more than play on nostalgia—it’s an absurd, densely plotted prequel that never forgets to be funny.
Jul 30, 2015 4:18PM ET
In its second season on Comedy Central, Andy Daly’s mockumentary series still finds new ways to skewer the self-importance of its endlessly chipper protagonist.
Jul 30, 2015 8:00AM ET
The franchise channels its star’s manic energy, resisting character development in favor of insane stunts.
Jul 28, 2015 3:35PM ET
A new lawsuit filed against Conan O’Brien underlines the murky territory that comes with accusing another comedian of plagiarism.
Jul 16, 2015 4:19PM ET
The TV industry’s annual awards list recognized some worthy new programming and a more diverse slate of actors.
Jul 16, 2015 11:38AM ET
Denis Leary’s new FX series dates itself with clichéd diatribe about the state of contemporary music, and isn’t helped by its creaky, sexist antihero.
Jul 15, 2015 11:07AM ET
Movies and television have made jailbreaks seem like the ultimate victory against a corrupt system, but the reality is far less heartwarming.
Jul 12, 2015 8:00AM ET
The Showtime drama about two pioneering sex researchers leaps into the mid-60s for its third season.
Jul 10, 2015 12:41PM ET
DeAndre Jordan’s decision to renege on a deal to join the Dallas Mavericks showed the havoc individual players can cause simply by changing their minds.
Jul 9, 2015 1:28PM ET
SundanceTV’s Southern Gothic drama is entering its third season of critical acclaim and low ratings, but its against-the-odds existence bodes well for the industry.
Jul 8, 2015 1:12PM ET
Wednesday night’s lineup features a fifth season from the engaging double act and a new show from the emerging star, representing the network’s renewed ambition and patience.
Jul 6, 2015 10:48AM ET
The U.S. soccer team shocked Japan with four goals in the first 16 minutes, giving the squad a decisive victory on the global stage.
Jul 3, 2015 7:00AM ET
Thirty years ago, Robert Zemeckis redefined the sci-fi genre with a film that had all the high stakes of a family sitcom.
Jul 1, 2015 2:14PM ET
Every four years there’s renewed interest in the sport following the FIFA World Cup. But this time, there’s a chance that it could endure.
Jun 30, 2015 7:00AM ET
The star has been accused of having a “large blind spot” on issues of race—but testing the boundaries of jokes is part of the process of stand-up.
Jun 25, 2015 3:57PM ET
Tom Holland is the third actor in 10 years to be cast in the role, and the tepid reaction suggests that audiences are losing interest as a result.
Jun 24, 2015 2:41PM ET
The new USA Network show features a hacker who hopes to upend capitalism while prying into the online lives of those around him.
Jun 24, 2015 11:02AM ET
NBC might have canceled the critically acclaimed show, but the new nature of television means it’s likely to live on online.
Jun 22, 2015 3:01PM ET
In an appearance on the podcast WTF with Marc Maron, President Obama spoke frankly about the nation’s slow progress on racism, as well as his changing personal mindset seven years into the job.
Jun 20, 2015 8:00AM ET
Steven Spielberg’s film set the template for the heavily promoted, wide-released summer hit. But decades later, it stands out for its relatively small scale and everyman heroes.
Jun 19, 2015 2:55PM ET
The True Detective player got his start in Hollywood as a bland marquee idol, but it took a career crash and a series of flops for him to truly come into his own.
Jun 17, 2015 10:23AM ET
In 1977, companies building PCs had to try to convince the American public that this confusing new technology was missing from their lives.
Jun 15, 2015 3:28PM ET
The question of who might be the next actor to play 007 is one of the most fraught issues in British culture.
Jun 14, 2015 8:00AM ET
Throughout season two, the HBO comedy has wrung laughs from misplaced idealism in the startup world.
Jun 12, 2015 10:52AM ET
The Sundance-winning teen drama hits hard emotionally but wastes too much time on its inwardly focused protagonist.
Jun 11, 2015 12:26PM ET
The film legend, who died this week aged 93, was the definition of an actor the camera adored.
Jun 10, 2015 12:44PM ET
Ten years after Christopher Nolan reinvented the superhero movie, studios are trying to emulate its darker mood without seizing on what really makes it special.
Jun 8, 2015 8:24AM ET
The musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s memoir won big while women took trophies in every major category.
Jun 4, 2015 6:54PM ET
A cannibalistic serial killer has become one of film and television’s most popular characters, thanks to his performers’ unique approaches to the role.
Jun 3, 2015 11:21AM ET
The HBO show makes an extremely uninspiring transfer to the big screen.