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The Many Deadly Layers of Björk’s Utopia

Björk is one of our premier hyperrealists. Her music and videos induce a striking sense of otherworldliness through elaborate, unfamiliar biology and suspended or distended time. She stretches tempos like taffy and recasts familiar sounds like drum hits and human voices into unsettling new shapes through inventive approaches to melody ... More »

Three-Time Host Erykah Badu on Why the Soul Train Awards Matter and Her Controversial Iggy Azalea Joke

For 30 years, the Soul Train Music Awards have been one of hip-hop and R&B’s premiere events, and a remarkably consistent generator of awesome TV moments. (See: Prince’s rousing Artist of the Decade acceptance speech in 2000.) This year, Erykah Badu returns to host for the third ceremony in a ... More »

Godless Recap: The Journey

The midpoint episode of this seven-episode series is a chapter about powerful change. “Fathers & Sons” is packed with a mining accident, a smallpox outbreak, and the devastating flood that killed Alice’s husband. At times, it feels a bit too transitional — the hunting trip and the smallpox house don’t really ... More »

Uma Thurman Taunts Harvey Weinstein In Thanksgiving Instagram

In between consuming too much food, possibly watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and whatever else Uma Thurman gets up to on Turkey Day, the actress took the time to wish almost everyone a happy holiday on Instagram, and also to support those who have come forward with accounts of ... More »

Godless Recap: The Song of the Bee

The third episode of Godless switches things up a bit. “Wisdom of the Horse” is structured with lengthier, character-driven scenes that allow for the development of supporting players, especially Mary Agnes McNue and Whitey Wynn. The episode is also thematically consistent in that it’s about teaching and the bonds that ... More »

Godless Recap: The Paradise of the Locust

The second episode of Godless brings into focus what this show will be: a slow-burning build-up to a showdown between Frank Griffin and his gang, Roy Goode, and the women of La Belle. It isn’t as consistently impressive as the premiere, but this episode works well to deepen the characters ... More »

How to Stream the NFL Football Games on Thanksgiving

You know what would make the NFL thankful today? If people simply watched their games. During what has been an exceedingly difficult season for the league — what with divisive player protests during the national anthem, a high-profile power struggle between Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, ... More »

Mr. Robot Recap: Moment of Truth

Last week, after stopping an attack on E Corp’s New York storage facility, Elliot witnessed on television that the Dark Army has blown up 71 storage facilities across the country. Thousands are dead. The world has been shaken to its core. Everyone, including those in the Dark Army’s orbit, will ... More »

Makeup Artist Says Jeffrey Tambor ‘Forcibly Kissed’ Her On Set in 2001

Tamara Delbridge, a celebrity makeup artist, alleges that Jeffrey Tambor forcibly kissed her when she worked with him on the film Never Again in 2001. According to a report in Refinery29, Delbridge said that incident took place on set, during the last day of filming. “I said [to Tambor], ‘It ... More »

Former Intern Says Charlie Rose Forced Her to Watch an Explicit Scene from Secretary

Just a day after Charlie Rose was fired from CBS News over sexual misconduct allegations, another woman has come forward accusing the former news anchor of sexual harassment.According to NBC News, Sarah Gordon, who was an intern for Charlie Rose, said that Rose allegedly forced her to watch a sexually ... More »

Call Me By Your Name is a Masterpiece

In Call Me By Your Name, the gifted young American actor Timothée Chalamet plays Elio, a 17-year-old who spends summers with his academic parents in their airy, rustic villa in Crema in northern Italy. In early scenes, the skinny, long-waisted Elio seems vaguely uncomfortable in his body, as if uncertain ... More »

Spike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It Is a Scattered, Playful Remake

The title of Spike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It now requires a parenthetical: (the movie) or (the Netflix series). The former came out in 1986, the latter debuts Thursday. What’s fascinating about both versions is how loose and playful they are. The original, an 86-minute sex comedy about a free-spirited ... More »

Here’s How Comedian Aparna Nancherla Calms Her Brain Before Shows

Before her set at Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest, Aparna Nancherla let us in on what methods she uses to decompress before a show, and told us about the time she had to perform at a sex-trafficking fundraiser. ... More »

25 Movies to See (Or Skip) This Thanksgiving Weekend

No matter how much you love your family, the holidays can be hard to navigate, especially if you have that family member with those thoughts on “the tyranny of PC culture” coming to Thanksgiving dinner. Fortunately, late November is right in the midst of peak film season, giving you plenty ... More »

Russell Simmons Responds to Sexual-Assault Allegation: ‘I Can Sleep at Night Because I Know Who I Am’

After a former model accused Russell Simmons of sexual assault, the Def Jam co-founder has penned a statement for The Hollywood Reporter denying the allegations. Former fashion model Keri Claussen Khalighi told the Los Angeles Times that Simmons and friend Brett Ratner invited her back to an apartment to watch ... More »

6 Food and Cooking-Themed Podcasts for You to Savor

There’s this thing I used to do (and still do occasionally, depending on who’s around) that I’ve come to view as the fundamental experience of contemporary popular food culture: While eating lunch, I’d watch old episodes of Chopped, or something from Anthony Bourdain’s extensive documentary oeuvre, or read the “Tables ... More »

Jude Law Will Reportedly Join Captain Marvel

It looks like Jude Law is getting on a roll with blockbuster assignments. Not long after we got our first looks at him as Albus Dumbledore in the Fantastic Beasts sequel, Variety is now reporting that he’s close to a deal to star opposite Brie Larson in Captain Marvel. The ... More »

Gossip Girl’s Jessica Szohr Wonders If Ed Westwick’s Accusers Are ‘Stretching the Truth’

Since Gossip Girl wrapped in 2012, co-stars Jessica Szohr and Ed Westwick have remained fairly good friends — a fact that has Szohr questioning whether Westwick is capable of sexually assaulting women in the aftermath of recent allegations against the actor. In a new interview with Cosmopolitan, Szohr said she ... More »

Happy Death Day Breaks $100 Million As Horror Continues Its Box-Office Dominance

As Justice League underwhelmed this past weekend with just $93 million in its domestic opening, the low-budget horror film Happy Death Day continued to overperform by crossing the $100 million mark at the global box office. Yes, it took the latest offering from Blumhouse and Universal six weeks to achieve ... More »

The Man Who Invented Christmas Is a Sweet Story About the Making of a Classic

Throughout The Man Who Invented Christmas, an altogether warm, sharp, and unobjectionable family holiday film, a raven flits in and out of the frame. It is introduced as an inexplicable present to Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) by his father, John (Jonathan Pryce), but it escapes its cage and dashes a ... More »

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