Today's Five Best Columns
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Aug 14, 2014 3:50PM ET
The source material is its greatest strength, so why does this adaptation feel like a weak-sauce Hunger Games knock-off?
Aug 14, 2014 2:58PM ET
Today in Inevitability: the MTV VMAs add a new category for lyric videos. But why are these videos so popular?
Aug 14, 2014 2:30PM ET
Robin Williams' wife said in a statement that the actor, who died this week, was in the "early stages of Parkinson's Disease."
Aug 14, 2014 2:23PM ET
A surreal film about a bandleader who wears a fake head on top of his own doesn't necessarily scream "true story," but for co-screenwriter Jon Ronson Frank has one major element of reality.
Aug 14, 2014 1:53PM ET
Ariana Grande's brother made a big deal of revealing who he really is on last night's Big Brother. Too bad another contestant thought his sister's name was Amanda.
Aug 14, 2014 12:18PM ET
Tom Hanks—two-time Academy Award winner, beloved star of Nora Ephron rom-coms, tweeter of messages signed "Hanx"—is entering the 21st century of app-making by releasing an app... for typewriters
Aug 14, 2014 10:48AM ET
The David Fincher-helmed film may be changing the ending, or it may not be. But talking about it is the worst possible solution.
Aug 14, 2014 10:41AM ET
We put together the best lines from The Times' social media titans profiles. The phrase "torrential stream of sumptuous selfies" is involved.
Aug 14, 2014 8:44AM ET
The 15-year-old game show had an enormous impact on pop culture – but not in the way you might think.
Aug 14, 2014 8:00AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Hollywood's newest mystery involves a Kardashian, plus Frances Bean Cobain reaches out to Robin Williams' daughter, and Justin Bieber cuts a plea deal in Miami.
Aug 13, 2014 4:09PM ET
We're happy the show is coming back next year, but we think the ensemble needs a bit of a trim.
Aug 13, 2014 2:55PM ET
Whit Stillman has a new group of pretty young social climbers, and this time they are coming to your computer screen.
Aug 13, 2014 12:18PM ET
Whiplash, Maps to the Stars and others join the already-announced Gone Girl, Inherent Vice and Birdman.
Aug 13, 2014 12:12PM ET
Track down (if you can) these Bacall performances that fell outside the era of her Golden Age classics.
Aug 13, 2014 10:46AM ET
Aliens! Gays! Zedd! Missile boobs! Ariana Grande's new video has it all – as long as "all" doesn't include "sense."
Aug 13, 2014 9:27AM ET
Late night hosts took time out of their shows last night to honor Robin Williams with personal tributes and clips from his characteristically wild appearances on their shows.
Aug 12, 2014 8:34PM ET
The Honorary Oscar winner, legendary for her on-screen partnership with husband Humphrey Bogart, died of a stroke Tuesday at age 89.
Aug 12, 2014 2:58PM ET
Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt, the coroner said Tuesday in a press conference detailing the preliminary findings surrounding the actor and comedian's death.
Aug 12, 2014 2:34PM ET
How do we fix Johnny Depp's career? Because something's clearly gone wrong here.
Aug 12, 2014 1:59PM ET
Williams won six Globes in total, including the Cecil B. DeMille career achievement award. As you might imagine, he was a reliable source for memorable Globes moments.
Aug 12, 2014 1:28PM ET
The internet has brought forth an outpouring of tributes to the late Robin Williams today. We've compiled some of the most notable ones.
Aug 12, 2014 12:37PM ET
Before commencing this morning's press conference for The Giver film, Jeff Bridges took some time to talk about his friend and co-star Robin Williams, and the surreal encounter he had with Williams' lookalike Radioman.
Aug 12, 2014 12:13PM ET
Spotify's new additions today include a country hunk, a gorgeous songstress, and a pop princess rallying for the top.
Aug 12, 2014 10:59AM ET
The Wire staff looks back on our favorite Robin Williams performances – which do you remember most fondly?
Aug 12, 2014 10:48AM ET
Bravo's new series was clearly built on the channel's existing template, but just how formulaic does it look?
Aug 12, 2014 8:40AM ET
Everyone can get out from under the dome now. So this show needs to raise the stakes again.
Aug 11, 2014 10:52PM ET
A heartbreaking episode from his show in 1981 serves as a haunting reminder of the pressures of celebrity.
Aug 11, 2014 9:47PM ET
In remembering the life and career of Robin Williams, especially in light of his death, the temptation is to reference the sad clown, if not in name then certainly in spirit.
Aug 11, 2014 5:39PM ET
Meine Damen und Herren, the Kit Kat Club is getting an new Sally Bowles: Emma Stone.
Aug 11, 2014 5:36PM ET