Escapism can be delightful. But artistic creation also uses the fodder of daily life.
Kathryn Reklis reviews film, TV, and more
This Is Us depicts the dangers of life alone and the complications of life together.
The new Black Panther series uses genre conventions to say something true.
Westworld’s claim is that memory leads to consciousness, which leads to violence.
Fantastic Beasts diagnoses how rising fear leads to demonizing others.
The Truth podcast—with actors' voices, music, and sound effects—is a radio drama for today.
Nat Turner led a slave rebellion. He also heard the voice of God.
On HBO's new series, a young Muslim is accused of murder. But whether he's guilty isn't the point.
Stranger Things reassures us that the stories of the past can give us the courage to face whatever danger looms.
In a gallery or on Instagram, a camera's lens poses ethical questions.