New Indie Movies To Get Excited About
From a controversial Lena Dunham feature to a scary thriller about an immigrant nanny — here are the Sundance films we couldn't stop thinking about.
Why Are We Still So Obsessed With Princess Diana?
Recent art about the late princess exploits and oversimplifies the royal’s trauma.
“Zola” Is This Summer's Best Movie
BuzzFeed News talked to A’ziah “Zola” King and the cast of Zola about how this outrageous comedy got made.
How “Minari” And “Nomadland” Address The Failures Of Capitalism
These two critically acclaimed films highlight the dangers of a capitalistic structure that views older people as expendable.
Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Are American Celebrities Now
Their Oprah interview smartly set the stage for public life in the US.
14 Movies To Get Excited About In 2021
From a hotly anticipated Fred Hampton biopic to a moving feature about a deaf family — these are the Sundance films you have to check out.
“Sex And The City” Without Samantha Doesn’t Make Sense
She was the show's comedic heart.
HBO’s “On The Record” Asks: Will You Believe The Black Women Of Hip-Hop?
On the Record, the new HBO Max documentary about sexual assault allegations against hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, is a powerful — and complicated — look at what’s at stake for black women who come forward with claims of sexual abuse.
14 Movies To Get Excited About In 2020
The best films out of Sundance 2020 include a feature based on a viral Twitter thread and a time-warp rom-com starring Andy Samberg.
The British Royal Family Has More To Lose Than Harry And Meghan Do
The monarchy is not in danger of collapse. But by failing to treat vicious press coverage of Meghan Markle as a serious threat, the royals are losing what she had to offer.
The Tricky Business Of Humanizing The Monarchy
Both The Crown on Netflix and the real-life Duchess of Sussex have given the British royal family a badly needed PR boost, though in unorthodox ways.
Meghan Markle Is Taking Her Pregnancy Into Her Own Hands
The royal couple’s decision to keep their pregnancy private is part of their broader strategy to control their own public narrative — media be damned.
How "Armageddon" Became The Ultimate Disaster Movie (In More Ways Than One)
The logic-defying apocalypse movie — made at a time before we were worried about the actual apocalypse — was panned 20 years ago. Now, it’s a classic.
How Mister Rogers Taught Us To Take Care Of Ourselves
Even though we’re not kids anymore, we still need to hear — now more than ever — that our lives have value, and that we’re lovable as we are.
The Boy Band Is Back
Refreshingly diverse all-male musical groups like PrettyMuch and Brockhampton are expanding what it means to be an American boy band.
How "Dawson’s Creek" Paved The Way For Teen TV
The drama took teenagers seriously, becoming a safe and beloved stopover on the way to adulthood.
Cardi B Is Rap’s Dolly Parton
Both women are talented artists who are savvy about the ways their appearance is constructed and take pride in their oft-maligned subcultures.
My Brown Mom Isn't Like The Ones I See Onscreen
It was disorienting to realize that I had reached adulthood without really getting to know my own mother. But over a year I spent at home after a bad breakup, I began to see her more clearly.
Meghan Markle Is The Future Of A Monarchy With Racist Baggage
The significance of the biracial actor's upcoming marriage into the British royal family may be purely symbolic, but after centuries of white supremacy and colonial tyranny, it's still a sign of progress.
Why Cardi B Topping The Pop Chart Matters
Of the 1,067 singles that have reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 since the chart’s creation in 1958, fewer than 75 of them have been rap songs. “Bodak Yellow” might finally signal a sea change.