Culture & Criticism
Even amid the new generation of Gen Z music stars, Lil Nas X’s Black queer perspective is breaking ground. Montero confirms the emergence of a new voice.
Season 3 of the hit Netflix show understands the assignment. (Spoilers.)
Wealth is omnipresent on the new Hulu reality series The D’Amelio Show, and in the lives of powerhouse influencer families generally. So why won’t they address it?
The Capote Tapes paints a compelling portrait of a queer writer grappling with his femme identity.
The recent Texas abortion ruling makes the need for safe and legal abortion even more urgent. My grandmother is proof.
The supermodel is curating a new show and a book on the best fashion photography of the '90s, just in time for the style revival.
Allen Ma, a Taiwanese American rapper and member of the boy band Cravity, sparked backlash for saying K-pop “appreciates — not appropriates — many different cultures.”
The collision of Certified Lover Boy and Donda should have been a thrilling moment. Instead, it’s petty, frustrating, and lacking in high stakes.
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From coming-of-age novels to absurdist short stories, these books from smaller presses are worth buying.
The new season of American Crime Story revisits Bill Clinton’s impeachment. But is there anything new to say?
Happy birthday, Beyoncé, to all who celebrate.
Pick up new books from Sally Rooney, Colson Whitehead, Lauren Groff, and Ann Patchett, among others!
This new take on a classic tale is a worthy addition to the long list of Cinderella adaptations.
From Elena Ferrante's latest book to Susanna Clarke's new fantasy.
The Other Two co-creator Chris Kelly and actor Noam Ash talked with BuzzFeed News about the episode that left gay viewers reeling.
Viewers of the new Candyman movie get overblown discourse instead of genuine horror.
”At some point watching the kids, their faces changed and they were just not into it anymore.”
Solar Power fits in with a pop moment where some superstars are pulling back and no longer striving for ubiquity.
Weighed down by derivative characters and dull gags about queerness, Q-Force is hit or miss.
The new Sandra Oh vehicle is a fun workplace dramedy, but tellingly conservative in its critique of power.
The new Hulu drama has everything going for it, which makes its failures even more striking.
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From the highly anticipated Warner Bros. adaptation of Dune to Octavia Butler's Kindred, here are 15 TV shows or movies out soon that you'll want to watch.
The summer’s most talked-about show exposes the insidious power of wealth and whiteness. That’s what makes it so watchable. (Spoilers, obviously!!!)
The film touches upon the major moments of Franklin’s life, but does not coalesce into a fulfilling narrative.
Lizzie Johnson’s new book about the 2018 Camp fire in Northern California chronicles our nightmarish present — and future — with climate change–driven massive wildfires.
Apparently, according to Babish, the gray stuff is delicious.
For nearly 15 years, Trisha Paytas has been one of YouTube’s most prolific and complicated creators. Now they say they’re done trolling — or are they?
At this stage of Kanye’s career, and on such a personal project, his enemy is not time or process, but finality itself.