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.
These films are united not only by their greatness but, with one exception, by their relative obscurity in the pop-art landscape.
We’re taking a look back at Trent Reznor and company’s catalogue and ranking all of their releases from worst to best.
Four years ago—a lifetime in the world of video games—Slant published its list of the 100 Greatest Video Games of All Time.
Guillermo del Toro’s heart beats louder when he allows himself to play, dreaming his own dreams and respecting his heroes enough to sully them.
Madonna’s done it all. And we’ve pretty much covered it all.
To commemorate Kylie Minogue’s 50th birthday, we’ve ranked all 13 of the Aussie pop singer’s albums.
This list comprises most of what we do best: incisive critique of film, TV, and music, awards soothsaying, and listology.
The filmmaker’s sense of community has undergone a seismic change over the years.
If boutique home-video distribution trends in the same upward direction in 2018, we’ll all need personal assistants just to keep track.
Whether personal or political, our selections prove that the video is still a potent form for communication.
In 2017, queerness on screen is no synonym for homosexuality writ large, but a strategy of resisting and unsettling categories.
While our political culture grows more repressive and reactionary, horror cinema is growing more diverse.
A sense of autobiography invests these performances with a life force that transcends the direct confines of the screen.
These scenes will be taking up prime real estate within our collective memories for years to come.