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- Dec 12 20164 minutes
La La Land, a Truly Modern Hollywood Musical, Strikes All the Best Chords
LOS ANGELES IS A CITY OF TRAFFIC. So it only makes sense that La La Land, in theaters Dec. 9, opens in the thick of it—a long, glittering caterpillar of cars stopped on an elevated freeway that stretches out to the horizon under an enamel-blue Califo
- Dec 26 20161 minute
Isabelle Huppert Sexier Than Ever At 63
THE FRENCH FILM GODDESS IS STILL STEAMING UP THE SCREEN IN ELLE AND THINGS TO COME. BONJOUR, OSCAR?
- Dec 11 20162 minutes
“We Worked on It Separately and Then We Met in the Ring.”
MICHELLE WILLIAMS IN MANCHESTER BY THE SEA.
- Jan 23 20171 minute
Neil Patrick Harris
THE ACTOR, 43, STARS IN NETFLIX’S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
- Dec 25 20163 minutes
The Ten Best Movies Of The Year
In a year that featured standout documentaries and a truly modern Western, a musical (yes, a musical) topped them all.
- Jan 30 20171 minute
THE ACTOR, 49, STARS IN THE NEW MOVIE XXX: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE
- Oct 3 20161 minute
With a Little Help, You Too Can Write a Young-Adult Novel
KIRSTEN SALYER THE BOOKS WE READ WHEN WE’RE young have a special sort of power: they can inspire us to be brave and resilient (Matilda by Roald Dahl), take us on thrilling adventures (Divergent by Veronica Roth) and even introduce us to tragedy (The
- Aug 21 20161 minute
How Much Does It Matter, Anyway?
FOR 60-PLUS YEARS, the Paris Review has asked writers just what they do every day. Judging from the excerpts below, a whole lot of them spend their time thinking—and arguing—about plot.
- Jan 2 20171 minute
Catching Up With... Andrew Garfield
KARA WARNER In your new movie Silence, you play a 17th-century Portuguese missionary. How did you wrap your mind around the film’s themes of faith and religion? The movie explores the very profound questions of “What are we doing here? How do we liv
- Sep 26 20163 minutes
Mandy Moore ‘I’ve Never Been Happier’
AFTER A TURBULENT YEAR, THE STAR IS BLISSFULLY IN LOVE, STARRING IN A HOT NEW SHOW AND OPENING UP ABOUT THE LIFE LESSONS SHE’S LEARNED
- Dec 26 20163 minutes
Chris Pratt...Is Out Of This World
Hot husband, doting dad, shooting star. Hollywood’s nicest guy blasts off in a new movie with Jennifer Lawrence
- Aug 1 20161 minute
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
THE MODERN FAMILY STAR, 40, VOICES SHANGRI LLAMA IN ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE
- Jan 6 20174 minutes
Mel Brooks On The Making Of ‘Young Frankenstein’
More than 40 years after “Young Frankenstein” premiered, director Mel Brooks is out with a book about the making of his monster hit.
- Dec 12 20162 minutes
Changing The Face Of Hollywood Jimmy O. Yang
After starting out as a stand-up comedian in college, the Chinese immigrant, 29, now stars in HBO’s Silicon Valley and will be appearing alongside Mark Wahlberg in the Boston bombing film Patriots Day.
- Dec 1 20152 minutes
Virtual Reality Is Proving a Powerful Vehicle for Disaster Relief, Social Causes
Virtual-reality movies are more than just cool -- they can be a catalyst for good.
- Dec 1 20153 minutes
Meet the Franchisor Offering Manly Pedicures
A clubhouse atmosphere sets a men's grooming salon apart.
- Feb 6 20171 minute
My First Grammys Kelsea Ballerini
MEET THE ‘PETER PAN’ SINGER, 23, UP FOR BEST NEW ARTIST
- Aug 29 20162 minutes
Elegy With a Side of Applesauce
SARAH BEGLEY ADULTS TEND TO FRET about how kids will handle the death of a loved one. How much can they understand about permanence? What should they be told about the possibility of an afterlife? How will they move on? The children’s books that st
- Dec 5 20165 minutes
A DOZEN COOL THINGS TO SEE, HEAR, READ AND DOWNLOAD THIS WEEK
- Jan 16 20171 minute
The Oa’s Brit Marling Meet Tv’s New Breakout Star
HOW THE ACTRESS REWROTE THE RULES FOR MAKING IT BIG IN HOLLYWOOD
- Dec 8 20163 minutes
Hairspray Live! Was Big, Bland, And Beautiful
NBC’s third televised musical event offered goofy charm, a nebulous message of inclusivity, and a handful of spectacular moments.
- Jul 25 20162 minutes
Leslie Jones Funny, Fierce & Finally Famous
For 27 years Leslie Jones struggled to make it in comedy. At 48, she’s living the dream with Saturday Night Live and Ghostbusters
- Jul 18 20161 minute
190. We’re Sprucing up Our Cinemas
Eliana Dockterman As The Sound of Music begins, a waitress slides between seats to serve blood-orange mimosas, kicking off a four-course brunch. Later, just as the von Trapp kids croon, “tea, a drink with jam and bread,” servers lower plates of Earl
- Jun 1 20153 minutes
Why This Fantasy Sports Company Is a Dream Come True for Fans
Bigger, stronger, faster: FanDuel is fantasy sports on steroids.
- Dec 5 20161 minute
Life After Hamilton
KARA WARNER Do people recognize you with short hair? Less people recognize me with the short hair. Hence I love the short hair. I like the 30 minutes a day I save on looking for hair ties, but my wife misses my ponytail. You’ve had a meteoric rise
- Dec 26 20162 minutes
A Star On The Rise
AFTER MAKING A NAME FOR HERSELF IN SMALLER FILMS—AND EARNING AN OSCAR NOD—THE ACTRESS GETS READY TO SHINE IN ONE OF THE BIGGEST BLOCKBUSTERS OF THE YEAR
- Nov 21 20161 minute
My Family Always Believed in Me
BRENDA SONG The first-generation Asian-American, 28, broke out as a Disney Channel star in her teens and now appears in the CBS medical drama Pure Genius
- Nov 14 20161 minute
Crimes of the Heart
S.B. Like many of his novels, Spanish author Javier Marías’ new book, Thus Bad Begins, isn’t exactly a mystery, though it is mysterious. Here, the 65-year-old perennial Nobel favorite tells the story of Juan de Vere, a young man working for a film d
- Oct 24 20161 minute
Janet Jackson My Baby Joy
WHEN JANET JACKSON announced in April she was postponing her highly anticipated Unbreakable world tour to focus on planning a family with her husband, Wissam Al Mana, 42, rumors immediately began to swirl that the singer was already pregnant with the
- Dec 12 20161 minute
Laurie Hernandez The Winner Of Dwts!
PATRICK GOMEZ You just won season 23 of Dancing with the Stars! Has it sunk in yet? It still hasn’t really hit me. Somehow I’ll get reminded, and I’ll just think, “That’s crazy!” After your grandmother’s death on Nov. 9, was it nice to be home with