Sorry, ‘The Crown’ Fans: Helen Mirren Isn’t Happening
British Spies Protected Prince Philip’s Secret Life
A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY
How ‘Star Wars’ Revolutionized the Toy Industry
The eye-opening new Netflix docuseries ‘The Toys That Made Us’ chronicles how the biggest toy fads came to be. And no toy phenomenon’s backstory quite matches that of ‘Star Wars.’
Being Trans Can Be Funny, but Not How Dave Chappelle Sees It
Trans people can laugh at themselves and being trans. But Dave Chappelle’s latest TV special, which includes a number of anti-trans jokes, is simply boorish and cruelly offensive.
Inside the Horrifying ‘Black Mirror’ Finale
Warning: Major spoilers.
Why Netflix Is Making a ‘Bright’ Sequel
The critically-mauled Will Smith-starring action-fantasy has proved ridiculously popular.
‘The End of the F***ing World’ Is So Perfectly Timed
With nihilism ever present in the air, Netflix’s comedy couldn’t have a more fitting title. But its mining of warmth and romance out of bleakness and pessimism is just as resonant.
Health Class 101
Somebody Explain the Morning-After Pill to Male TV Writers
‘Black Mirror’s’ fourth season makes a big mistake with its portrayal of emergency contraception.
Dave Chappelle’s Comedy Blind Spots
The superstar standup comedian has come under fire for his controversial take on the #MeToo movement—in particular the allegations against fellow comedian and pal Louis C.K.