Jan 29, 2015 12:00PM ET
The show tackles questions of realness in hip-hop 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
Dec 15, 2014 10:13AM ET
The civil-rights movement has been oversimplified by Hollywood for decades, says the director of Selma.
Dec 1, 2014 4:47PM ET
Momentum is gathering behind Boyhood, but no consensus has emerged on Best Actor and Actress.
Nov 24, 2014 1:15PM ET
Prediction: The Independent Spirit Award's nominations this year will look a lot like the Academy's.
Nov 20, 2014 1:33PM ET
The late director excelled when bringing books and plays to screen with humanity and strong performances.
Nov 19, 2014 10:46AM ET
A pop quiz on the diva's crucial place in film history, from Garland to Gugu
Nov 14, 2014 2:20PM ET
In a year without Pixar, the Disney hit just needs to knock down The Lego Movie to win Best Animated Feature.
Nov 12, 2014 3:51PM ET
Where does it place within the realm of space-travel films? Or Christopher Nolan films, for that matter?
Nov 6, 2014 9:47AM ET
A pop quiz.
Nov 4, 2014 7:39AM ET
The ABC show has finally gone from mediocre to sensational.
Oct 27, 2014 4:17PM ET
The first batch of reviews for Christopher Nolan's hotly anticipated fall blockbuster are here, and they say the film has Kubrick-level ambition—and needs to be seen in IMAX.
Oct 23, 2014 11:52AM ET
The first glimpse of 2015's likely biggest blockbuster promises James Spader's mellifluous menace, more cities turned to rubble, and some mysterious dancers.