On the occasion of the release of Dark Phoenix, we ranked the 12 films in the X-Men series from worst to best.
There’s a certain formula that often defines the recipients of Cannes’s most prestigious prize.
Then and now, the best examples of this genre continue to evoke humanity’s eternal fear of social disruption.
Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, and Dave Grohl were prolific enough to produce some of the greatest rock songs ever put to tape.
To celebrate this sacred anniversary, we’re taking a look back at the single’s evolution over the last three decades.
The living dead enabled the influential George A. Romero to free himself from self-consciousness.
Our most-read articles of 2018 comprise pretty much everything we do best.
The year’s best music videos reflect the technology we use, the power we wield, and the places we carve out for ourselves.
These performances share a commitment to achieving emotional vitality by any means necessary.
To celebrate Radiohead’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, we take a look back at the group’s best and most innovative music videos.
Music, dance, action, rage, touch, rhyme, and blunt-force trauma—these are the moments that give films, and life, their staying power.
The will to view films of the past, and the infrastructure to support this spectatorship, is alive and well.
Maybe instead of protection from pain, audiences are seeking out horror films as a form of reckoning with societal demons.
This list makes equal room for the lowest hanging Hollywood fruits and art-house fare convinced of its own cultural and artistic importance.
This year, films were emboldened to be themselves and to follow their creators’ obsessions into increasingly wild-and-wooly places.
This list recognizes games many of us love, but it devotes as much space to ones a few of us are passionate about.
Almost all of these shows—even the most joyfully escapist among them—seemed preoccupied in 2018 with the forces which make us who we are.
So many of 2018’s best albums capture the feeling of trying to keep our heads above water.
Our cultural concerns in 2018 over boundaries, borders, and bottom lines have trickled down into the best songs of the year.
The new list is based on polling nine contributors to the site, some of whom contributed to the original list.