The actor's genius was his knack for humanizing but not sentimentalizing his tough guy characters.
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Jon Stewart's summer Daily Show replacement is doing just fine—but not fine enough that he endangers the Comedy Central king's reign.
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Can a rediscovered first draft of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men speak more directly to our time than the finished masterpiece?
The author's chronicle of solitary Americans after the financial crash is nostalgic—but for what, exactly?
What happens when a story doesn't satisfy our need for justice to prevail.
HBO’s documentary of the Russian performance artists is a riot for punk rock lovers and politicos alike.
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How last night’s shocking deaths reveal Game of Thrones’ biggest theme
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And now the story of four reporters who lost their weekend watching all of Arrested Development season four, and the Gchat conversation they had to put it all together.
The anti-celebrity of the Frances Ha star
The second entry in the J.J. Abrams' reboot doesn't have the fun of the first outing, and all that's left is one more humongazoid, cluttered summer blockbuster whose gobbledygook plot just spackles over the interludes between kaboom-happy CGI set pieces.