IT’S GOOD TO BE THE KING
Mel Brooks Reflects on the ‘Best Movie’ He Ever Made
The ‘Westworld’ Premiere’s Most Shocking Twists
We go through the most important plot revelations from Sunday’s Season 2 premiere, and what questions they raise about the future of the series. Warning: Spoilers!
Has #MeToo Changed the Way Steubenville Remembers Jane Doe?
The town that rallied around high school football stars accused of rape is the subject of a new documentary premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival.
The Racist Smear Campaign That Destroyed Lauryn Hill
As Hill embarks on a 20th anniversary tour for her classic album ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,’ it’s time to look back on why one of the most talented hip-hop artists fell off.
Why Liberals Need Bill Maher’s Tough Love
Many progressives have written off the ‘Real Time’ host, but his importance to the late-night landscape should not be dismissed.
THE WORK AHEAD
The Crisis Facing Sex Workers Trapped in a Broken System
A new documentary highlights the way sex workers are mistreated by the criminal justice system, and relegated to an uncomfortable space between two labels: criminal or victim.
The State of Black Women on TV After ‘Scandal’
Before Shonda Rhimes’ sensational ABC drama debuted, a black woman had not led a primetime drama in nearly 40 years. How has Olivia Pope’s legacy changed TV?
TAKING A STAND
Is Natalie Portman’s Israel Protest a Tipping Point?
The Oscar-winning, Israeli-born actress bowed out of a prestigious Israeli awards ceremony in protest of the country’s “atrocities.” And its impact could be significant.