Selected Stories

On I, Tonya, Tonya Harding and Lorena Bobbitt (

How The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Trades on Joan Rivers and Lenny Bruce (

Kara Walker's show at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. was a sensation even before it opened (

Rachel Khong's Goodbye, Vitamin may be the best book of the summer (

Danzy Senna doesn't mind if New People makes you uncomfortable (

On the feminist dance documentary Bobbi Jene (

Talking James Baldwin with Raoul Peck (

The subtle disruption of Toyin Ojih Odutola's drawings at the Whitney (

On Louis C.K.'s off-putting abortion jokes (

Has Donald Trump ruined exclamation points for the rest of us? (

Wrestling with Paul Verhoeven's Elle in the aftermath of the election (

Gilmore Girls in the age of anxiety (

In American Honey, Andrea Arnold chases the dregs of the American Dream (

Prepare to be haunted by Moonlight (

Sean Baker's The Florida Project finds the magic in Orlando's urban sprawl (

In Cameraperson, Kirsten Johnson considers the price of her work (

On Laurie Anderson's arrestingly honest Heart of a Dog (

The deeply comforting mise en scene of Landline (

How The Wizard of Lies recasts Bernie Madoff as Donald Trump (

Prepare to be obsessed with Big Little Lies (

On transactional sex in The Girlfriend Experience (

Nacho Vigalando's Colossal undermines the Hatha-Haters (

The eternal Friends-zoning of David Schwimmer (

Disjointed proves weed culture has jumped the shark (

On the feature film-strength Instagram filter that is Captain Fantastic (

Spike Lee lays out Michael Jackson's musical origin story (

The way-too-soon-ness of Trumped (

In Porcelain: A Memoir, Moby peddles nostalgia for 90's New York (

The Art Life is a very Lynchian documentary about David Lynch (

On Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman and the spin-off era (

On the plight of the female super hero (