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Our critics review “Hellboy,” a superhero movie starring David Harbour; “Teen Spirit,” a drama/musical starring Elle Fanning; “Missing Link,”a stop-motion animation starring Hugh…
Apr. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Our critics review “Cold Pursuit,” starring Liam Neeson as a snowplow driver who wants revenge against drug dealers he thinks killed his son; “Under the Eiffel Tower,” about a man who…
Feb. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Our critics review “Mary Queen of Scots,” starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie; “Ben is Back,” starring Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges; “Tyrel,” directed by Chilean director…
Dec. 7, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The Parade, by Dave Eggers, is a book of creeping dread, where every worst thing is possible, and rational reason leads one to expect that the worst is not over.
May. 30from Bookworm
“Booksmart” is a high-school comedy with a graduate degree.
May. 24from Film Reviews
Director Olivia Wilde talks directorial debut in "Booksmart".
May. 31from The Treatment
The first round of Emmy voting began earlier this week, and we're starting to get the lay of the land.
Jun. 14from Hollywood Breakdown
As a supplement to our episode on John Fahey, we share a conversation between Jessica Hopper and Carla Green about artist legacies in the era of cancel culture and #MeToo.
May. 28from Lost Notes
You may have noticed a lot of big finales, new streaming seasons, or special TV events in the latter half of this month. The reason?
May. 28from Screengrab
You're invited to attend a special screening of Pen15 from Hulu. This special event includes a post-show Q&A with the stars of the show.
May. 28from Arts & Culture Stories
Should you have the right to hasten your own execution?
Jun. 5from Here Be Monsters
Nearly three years ago, Fox sued Netflix over the poaching of executives who were under contract.
Jun. 7from Hollywood Breakdown