The 2010s marked the end of what we’ve come to know as the “single,” which officially met its demise in the wild west of the streaming era.
Unlike past years, Slant’s most popular pieces of 2019 skewed cearly and unapologetically negative.
Wherever the medium goes from here, these are the games that point the way forward.
This was the year of playwrights saying what they mean.
Our top films of the decade offer insights and riches that are inexhaustible.
The music of the past 10 years has felt like a streak of shifting genres and seemingly rehashed trends.
It was an incredible year for acting, as it saw the superstar in ultimate communion with the auteur.
The year's most compelling videos looked outside our realm of reality to reflect what’s going on inside.
More than ever, there’s a necessity for the acquisition of physical media.
A memorable scene lingers within our subconscious like a half-remembered dream.
The year’s best documenaries found the monstrous in the mundane, the epic in the everyday.
As in pop culture at large, the dominating obsession of the current horror film is class.
Many of the best films this year are concerned with indulgent, unbridled madness, offering formal excess as a parallel to our modern cacophony.
The more borders you cross, the more potential for discovery—and 2019, as eclectic a year as any, has demonstrated that.
If there’s one unifying theme of the best songs of 2019, it’s a genre-less sense of exploration.
Our favorite shows of 2019 resist easy categorization, and they attest to a medium in transformation.
In 2019, the best games took the industry’s standard operating procedure and punted it out the window.
Redmayne discusses everything from calibrating his physicality in rehearsals to cultivating his imagination on a barren set.
Hausner discusses wanting to sustain the tension of the first act of a Body Snatchers production over the course of an entire narrative.
Our talk ranged from the personal to the political, her singular work to the cinema at large.