Film & Arts
To her fans—and there are many, from critic James Wood to Barack Obama—Robinson shows that old-fashioned virtues like seriousness and simplicity are still virtues.
From its inception Amazon has sought to disrupt the traditional bookselling market. Now France is trying to disrupt Amazon while protecting independent bookstores.
What’s quietly revelatory about 'Love Is Strange' is that its creators didn’t feel the need to turn it into a social-protest document.
'Calvary' belongs in a select company of films that deal powerfully with the plight of a priest who finds himself at odds with his community.
David Kertzer traces the church’s relationship to Italian fascism through a series of vivid biographical sketches.
Solon Simmons sifts through 'Meet the Press's' archive to show how sharply Washington’s conversation over economic equality has changed over seven decades.
Her sixteenth birthday party is tonight. / In the next room, the Lord lets there be light. ...
Jennifer Senior’s 'All Joy and No Fun' is more serious than its playful cover implies. Why do people have children at all now that having them is not a necessity?
In her biography of Siegfried Sassoon, Jean Moorcroft Wilson posits that “a study of his life is a study of his age.” In fact Sassoon’s life spanned several ages.
Do certain seemingly insignificant habits have a profound impact on our lives—on our success in school, at work, and even in our marriages?
The obsession with time lies at the core of Linklater’s singular new film, 'Boyhood.' In a sense it is misleading to call it new, since work on it began in 2001.