Arts & Entertainment
Arts & Entertainment
The Bennifer reunion is the ultimate gift for our nostalgia-obsessed culture
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez (the star couple formerly known as "Bennifer") spent a weekend together, sending the tabloids into a tailspin and the early 2000s nostalgia machine into overdrive.washingtonpost.com
With ‘The Underground Railroad,’ Barry Jenkins looks squarely at Black trauma. And doesn’t blink.
Amid debate over depictions of Black suffering, the filmmaker insists on the necessity to show slavery’s most vicious realities.washingtonpost.com
At 95, Dick Van Dyke is still the consummate showman. And he’s desperate to get back onstage.
As the sitcom legend and “Mary Poppins” star picks up his latest big award, he plots another comeback.washingtonpost.com
What to watch on Friday: ‘Underground Railroad’ on Amazon Prime Video
Friday, May 14, 2021 | “Pride” premieres on FXwashingtonpost.com
Style Conversational Week 1436: Stop me if you’ve seen this one before
Style Conversational Week 1436: The Style Invitational Empress discusses this week’s movie-title contest and fairy tale "reboots."washingtonpost.com
Style Invitational Week 1436: Haven’t seen it — new plots for movie titles
Plus winning new takes on folk tales, children’s songs, etc.washingtonpost.com
‘Lies With Man’ shines a light on anti-gay policies. It’s also a great legal novel.
The latest volume of Michael Nava’s Henry Rios mystery series demonstrates his mastery of the genre.washingtonpost.com
The National Gallery is back. And it’s done being subtle about its brand and mission.
The museum reopens Friday with a post-pandemic makeover that emphasizes its national profile.washingtonpost.com
‘A Lonely Man’ is an elegant suspense novel in the tradition of the ‘The Third Man’
Chris Power’s new novel follows the complicated relationship of two writers in Berlin.washingtonpost.com
The best things to do — virtually and in person — while social distancing in the D.C. area
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.washingtonpost.com
Filming ‘The Underground Railroad’ was grueling. But the cast grasped ‘the weight of what we were doing.’
The lead actors in Barry Jenkins’s series felt the magnitude of portraying the highs and extreme lows of being Black in antebellum America.washingtonpost.com
Everyone wants Garth Brooks on their side. He just wants everyone to get along.
Garth Brooks, the country music icon who redefined the genre in the 1990s, will receive a Kennedy Center Honor for his impact on the culture.washingtonpost.com
Midori’s career started with a fleeting moment. It’s evolved into a lasting legacy.
The internationally celebrated violinist, activist and educator is one of five Kennedy Center honorees this spring.washingtonpost.com
What to watch on Thursday: ‘Hacks’ premieres on HBO Max
Thursday, May 13, 2021 | “Castlevania” returns on Netflixwashingtonpost.com
Ellen DeGeneres announces the end of her daytime talk show
Ellen DeGeneres's decision to end the Daytime Emmy-winning show after 19 seasons arrives in the wake of toxic workplace allegations.washingtonpost.com
There’s rhythm in this Piet Mondrian masterpiece. Is there also code?
The Dutch painter's "Broadway Boogie-Woogie" shows how his art reduced empirical things to a binary language of vertical and horizontal lines.washingtonpost.com
Emily Henry’s ‘People We Meet on Vacation’ is a pitch-perfect beach read
With echoes to “When Harry Met Sally,” Henry’s new novel follows a familiar trajectory that doesn’t erase the fun of the journey.washingtonpost.com