Mar 1, 2015 10:00PM ET
The fifth season finale successfully warmed hearts, despite another Bates tragedy, a very nasty butler, and some inedible broth.
Feb 22, 2015 10:00PM ET
A sociopath, a drunk, and a tramp nearly ruined Rose's London wedding, even as the show's resident scoundrel showed his softer side.
Feb 22, 2015 8:00AM ET
Hosting the Academy Awards is a tough gig. On Sunday, Harris will attempt to get it right, likely with an eye toward the performance of a familiar contemporary.
Feb 19, 2015 4:08PM ET
Ratings are skyrocketing, but after seven episodes, it's time to take stock of the Empire landscape. Is this a complete canvas or just The Cookie Show?
Feb 15, 2015 10:00PM ET
There were two engagements this week, but both appear to be at risk thanks to unpleasant family members.
Feb 11, 2015 10:00PM ET
Fox's hit musical drama fell apart a bit this week, though the show's bright spots remain compelling.
Feb 11, 2015 1:24PM ET
Hot on the heels of Titanic, The Beach was a critical and commercial failure, but it also featured a remarkable performance from an often-predictable actor.
Feb 8, 2015 10:00PM ET
Mary cut her hair and Daisy continued her studies, but the bravest move of all was Edith's.
Feb 4, 2015 10:00PM ET
Taraji P. Henson is giving one of TV's elite performances, transforming caricature into a genuine, warts-and-all character.
Feb 2, 2015 3:23PM ET
The character, played by Emmy Rossum, is a rare example of a compelling female antihero.
Feb 1, 2015 10:00PM ET
On Super Bowl Sunday, a showdown between Yorkshire's most pompous patriarch and an interloping art historian was perhaps inevitable.
Jan 29, 2015 12:00PM ET
The show tackles questions of realness in the genre through the attempted recruitment of imprisoned rapper Titan.
Jan 27, 2015 8:30AM ET
From the Coen Brothers in 1985 to Richard Linklater in 1991 to James Ponsoldt in 2006, indie filmmakers have both benefitted from and added to the annual film festival's cachet.
Jan 25, 2015 9:55PM ET
What is going on with Thomas? His sickly pallor and kitchen thievery spiced up an otherwise standard fourth episode of the show's fifth season.
Jan 25, 2015 9:30PM ET
With Hannah and Shosh stuck as bonkers caricatures, Adam Driver and Jemima Kirke play the most genuine characters in the third episode of the show's fourth season.
Jan 21, 2015 10:00PM ET
Audiences were promised King Lear and Def Jam, not Suge Knight's Mystic River. So why are we getting more of the latter?
Jan 18, 2015 9:50PM ET
For all its failings, the fifth season's third episode gave the indomitable Violet her very own Doctor Zhivago.
Jan 18, 2015 9:30PM ET
Three Atlantic staffers discuss "Triggering," the second episode of the HBO show's fourth season.
Jan 15, 2015 3:17PM ET
Best Actor nominees are almost twice as likely as their female counterparts to have starred in Best Picture-nominated films.
Jan 15, 2015 9:29AM ET
Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu and Wes Anderson's quirky hits lead with nine nominations apiece. But a risky screener gambit didn't pay off for Selma, which scored merely two nods of its own.
Jan 14, 2015 10:00PM ET
Two Atlantic writers try to figure out just what kind of show Empire really is.
Jan 12, 2015 2:08PM ET
The winner for Best Picture would seem to have a leg up on the Oscar race, but recent history has shown that the Globes don't account for late-breaking buzz.
Jan 11, 2015 9:50PM ET
The second episode of the fifth season featured a secret rendezvous, a seductive art historian, and a 1920s book on birth control.
Jan 11, 2015 9:28PM ET
Three Atlantic staffers discuss "Iowa," the first episode of the HBO show's fourth season.
Jan 10, 2015 9:00AM ET
The new comedy series dodges bleakness thanks to its solid cast of affably flawed characters.
Jan 7, 2015 10:00PM ET
Two Atlantic staffers evaluate the promise and potential pitfalls telegraphed in the Fox musical drama's premiere.
Jan 4, 2015 10:07PM ET
Three Atlantic staffers discuss the premiere of the fifth season, which has the estate in status quo.
Dec 30, 2014 3:21PM ET
With the worlds of film and television dominated by franchises, it's getting harder to find satisfying, truly final conclusions to stories.
Dec 23, 2014 8:35AM ET
Some of this year's movie ads approached art themselves.
Dec 18, 2014 10:01AM ET
A taxonomy of long-shot awards contenders, including Scarlett Johansson and Ben Affleck