Three Gay Men Were Accused Of Killing A Friend. A New Documentary Explores What Happened.
Peacock’s new documentary frames an unsolved murder as a riveting mystery. It’s also a reminder of the pitfalls of true crime.
Karol G Just Made Pop Music History. Here’s How She Did It.
The Colombian singer-songwriter spent over a decade crafting her own vision. Now she’s breaking records.
The Best TV Shows In 2023 So Far
From that HBO zombie series everyone keeps talking about to a Korean competition reality show.
Bretman Rock On Being A “Twonk,” Getting Dick Pics, And Anti-Queerness
Rock’s gender-bending extraness made him an online star. In a candid new memoir, he shares the struggles he experienced along the way.
Netflix's Pamela Anderson Documentary Is Surprisingly Sad
Pamela Anderson’s new Netflix documentary is part ’90s nostalgia romp, part emotional meditation.
Why Sam Smith’s Reinvention Matters
Sam Smith staged one of pop music’s most groundbreaking queer reinventions. The confident Gloria doesn’t quite live up to that.
A New Documentary Tells The Story of Amber, “The Girl Behind The Alert”
Amber: The Girl Behind the Alert attempts to find new meaning in a ’90s child murder. It comes off as an opportunistic rehash.
How Shakira Turned A Messy Breakup Into Her Biggest Hit In Years
She's long been typecast as a sexy hip-shaker, but her hijacking of the celebrity gossip algorithm is another reminder of her range.
Bethenny Frankel’s One-Woman “Real Housewives” Reckoning
On her controversial rewatch podcast, ReWives, the Skinnygirl guru is grappling with the show’s ethics: “Everybody goes crazy, and nothing is real, and it's exponentially getting more chaotic and dangerous.”
The New Whitney Houston Movie Uncovers The Struggling Woman Behind The Star
Kasi Lemmons’s Whitney Houston biopic strikes the right balance between conveying the joy of the star’s music and honoring the truth of her pain.
“Firefly Lane” Is Katherine Heigl’s Big Comeback And It’s Working
The Netflix series takes women’s bonding seriously. (Warning: Contains spoilers.)
Why Anitta Matters
The Brazilian star has redefined what it means to be a woman in Latinx music. She’s a sign of how the industry has changed — and how it hasn’t.
Kim Kardashian, Gwyneth Paltrow, And The Reactionary Celebrity Elite
The furor over famous white women’s conservatism exposes the incoherent politics that an elite class keeps trying to sell.
Casey Anthony’s Not Guilty Verdict Shocked America. A New Documentary Says We Got It All Wrong.
A new documentary, Where the Truth Lies, gives Anthony a voice, grappling with claims of sexual abuse, police incompetence, and the media’s inability to talk about trauma.
His Family Controlled The Justice System. Then His Wife And Son Were Shot.
The murder of two members of the Murdaugh family made headlines last summer. Now a new HBO documentary contextualizes the case.
A Woman Accidentally Killed Her Rich Husband In The ’50s. A New Book Uncovers What Came Next.
Deliberate Cruelty reframes a ’50s crime scandal as a story about ethics. The result is more moralistic than revealing.
Billy Eichner’s “Bros” Is For Everyone — For Better And Worse
Billy Eichner’s new movie is too self-conscious about being a mainstream gay rom-com. But he still makes it work.
“Blonde” Is Cruel To Marilyn Monroe And To Viewers
Ana de Armas’s star turn enlivens Netflix's Marilyn movie, which attempts to be inventively edgy but has little new to say.
Monogamy Is In Its Flop Era. Women And Femmes Are Leading What’s Next.
“Not having to be someone's everything or have them be your everything means you can just be yourself.”
Why Britney’s “Hold Me Closer” Comeback Is So Powerful
Spears’s music has long explored forms of intimacy and connection: fame, dance, and sexuality, making her new single with Elton John a perfect comeback.