Beware of Mr. Baker tells the fascinating story of a genius drummer, and offers a tale of caution for those with that dangerous combination of talent and seeming invincibility.
Lionel Shriver's The New Republic is a provocative and satiric novel about—of all things—terrorism.
The world of Mad Men still feels familiar despite the show's long hiatus.
In filming the Hunger Games as a straightforward adaptation, director Gary Ross misses a chance to comment on class and inequality.
Bruce Springsteen and others paid tribute to the legend.
Community finally comes back on the air tonight to finish up its third season, and it's kind of a big deal for the show's rabid fans.
Tracking the teen heroines of the new dystopian thrillers
Two new books and a documentary cue up the soundtrack of the black-power movement.
HBO's Game Change depicts a 2008 campaign team desperately trying to cover up the shortcoming of its vice-presidential pick.
A new biography shows that Dwight Eisenhower was a more cunning and active president than he gets credit for.
Jeanette Winterson’s fairy-tale search for a mother
Is it too soon to pronounce Obama an economic failure? A different take on The Escape Artists.
Iranian director Jafar Panahi's latest film revels in the irony of making a film about being forbidden to make a film.
Why does Hollywood give us bad movies? Because we love them.
Here are our reviews of some of this year's big hits so you can catch up before Sunday's show.