With her latest film, Sophia Coppola emerges as successor to Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni, master of disaffection and alienation.
Can numbers-happy fantasy sports replace team play as a metaphor for the American way of living?
Aaron Sorkin's attempts to recycle long-mildewed news stories on The Newsroom—which begins its second season this Sunday—have grown modestly better! Sort of.
D.C. is filled with young, dizzying ambition. This Town wishes the old-timers knew better.
The Colby College Museum of Art reopens, ready to share its $100 million gift and quietly bold vision.
Social reading will bring us together while restoring a long tradition in the history of the book. Still …
Gay Equality 1, Civil Rights 0 – join us in wondering how to celebrate this Fourth of July. (Hint: not by seeing Johnny Depp’s new movie, that’s for sure.)
A conversation with the author of a new book about the Russian president, touching on fomenting dissent in the country, Syria, and the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
White House Down, when ranked among the other dull offerings of this summer blockbuster season, is worth its weight in kabooms. You will be entertained.
The actor's genius was his knack for humanizing but not sentimentalizing his tough guy characters.
The documentary The Revolutionary, which documents the life of Charleston native and Chinese Communist Party member Sidney Rittenberg, looks at how political zeal becomes zealotry.
Jon Stewart's summer Daily Show replacement is doing just fine—but not fine enough that he endangers the Comedy Central king's reign.
Are the parents of only children selfish? Maybe, but Lauren Sandler’s new book says that's okay.
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?