Downton, Downton, Revolution
by Sophie Gilbert on September 16, 2019 at 11:00 am
The beloved British stately home drama is back, and the timing couldn’t be worse.
The Plot Against Persona
by Spencer Kornhaber on September 15, 2019 at 11:00 am
It’s preposterous for Lana Del Rey and other musicians to deny that they’re playing characters. But in this pop landscape, that denial might be necessary.
Charli XCX Is Probably Not the Future of Pop, and That’s Okay
by Spencer Kornhaber on September 14, 2019 at 11:00 am
The songwriter’s cybernetic new album, Charli, is a complement to the mainstream, not an invasion of it.
Saturday Night Live Made a Mistake Hiring Shane Gillis
by David Sims on September 13, 2019 at 6:03 pm
The news that the show had hired its first Chinese American cast member was quickly overshadowed by reports that another new hire had a history of racist remarks.
Netflix’s Unbelievable Is a Different Sort of Drama About Sexual Assault
by Shirley Li on September 13, 2019 at 4:06 pm
The new series aims to make viewers uncomfortable—but its creators say that’s the key to adapting a real-life rape case for the screen.