A couple years into his supposed retirement, the 80-year-old Ken Loach showed up at Cannes with I, Daniel Blake and proceeded to win the Palme d’Or (his second, after 2006’s The Wind that Shakes the Barley). The film follows an aging carpenter (Dave Johns) with a heart problem and a...
Fluid understanding of gender can be seen in many cultures around the world. In Native American cultures, people who do not fit the definitive understand...
Fantastic Beasts may turn out to be its strongest franchise, but the studio has placed big bets on two others.
There is a famous saying: “We see things as we are, we do not see things as they are.” This is how most of the world thinks American media covers t...
For the first time ever, the magazine has chosen a male spokesperson: 17-year-old makeup artist James Charles.
A TV reporter who famously quit on air to promote legalizing marijuana may spend the rest of her life behind bars.
Asian New Yorkers and local political leaders protested furiously outside Fox News’ headquarters on Thursday, following an ‘O’Reilly Factor’ sketch mocking Chinese Americans.
As Japan’s population plunged, Toyota figured out what product drivers really needed: a friend.
In 2014, Missouri passed a law that requires women to wait at least 72 hours between an initial doctor's appointment and having an abortion. Today, Missouri is one of the hardest states in the country in which to obtain the procedure. That's great news for anti-choicers. But for Amie, a...
“If my son calls me and says he’s been pulled over… I’m not that confident that things are going to go well and my son is going to return home,” James said.
The U.S. burger chain opened a pop-up in London for four hours, and the line was like nothing you’ve ever seen.
Experts say parts of the nearly 9-ton space station could land anywhere, including a city.
‘A university should be a place of refuge that takes action against all forms of violence,’ the ‘Harry Potter’ actress said at the United Nations.
Among other quotes, Aziz Ansari declared his support for Donald Trump and then (jokingly) demanded that all Muslim and Hispanic nominees leave the theater.
There’s no question that Deepwater Horizon delivers thrills, but you may feel awfully empty afterward.
Barry Jenkins' film is hypnotic not just as a character study, or as a coming-of-age story. It's a performance piece, full of flawless portrayals of a kid figuring out who he is, not just in relation to other people, but in relation to himself.
Early in American Honey, a teenage Texan named Star (Sasha Lane) gapes as a group of young people around her age take over the local superstore, hopping onto the bagging counters and clogging up...
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