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Critic’s Notebook: The Sweet and Sour Legacy of ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’

The comedian and TV host has always tried to play the Everywoman; the approach worked its magic but came at a cost.

HBO’s ‘The Baby’: TV Review

The British horror comedy follows a childless millennial who suddenly finds herself in charge of a creepy tot.

Critic’s Notebook: Chris Rock Kicks Off Comedy Tour With Uncharacteristic Vulnerability

In his first public appearance since Sunday's Oscars ceremony, the comedian bares his soul — but not about the topic on everyone's mind.

Chris Rock Gets Standing Ovation at First Show Since Oscars Slap: “I’m Still Kind of Processing What Happened”

After getting slapped by Will Smith at the Academy Awards ceremony, Rock opened his comedy show in Boston on Wednesday with, "How was your weekend?"

Amazon’s ‘Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls’: TV Review

The reality competition series follows Lizzo as she auditions plus-size backup dancers to join her on tour.

Does the Academy Favor Male-Driven Stories for Its Top Prize?

This year, no actress is nominated for her performance in a best picture contender. It’s hardly a fluke, but rather follows a trend.

How the Oscars Are Embracing Coming-of-Age Stories This Year

Does the plethora of films about young, bright-eyed characters represent the Academy’s collective nostalgia or does it indicate a simmering hopeful outlook among Oscar voters?

How Animated Oscar Nominees Explore Family Trauma in Kid-Friendly Stories

'Encanto,' 'Luca,' 'The Mitchells vs. the Machines' and 'Raya and the Last Dragon' bring serious considerations of fractured families to stories largely told for young audiences.

Critic’s Notebook: ‘And Just Like That’ Finale Sees the Limitations of Sisterhood

Rewriting the hollow happy endings of 'Sex and the City,' the sequel series wrap-up explores the natural fractures in Carrie, Miranda and Charlotte's friendship.

‘Being the Ricardos,’ ‘House of Gucci’ and ‘Tragedy of Macbeth’ Showcase Women Taking Power

In three films this awards season, when the onscreen forward-thinking wives want more, they wage war.

Netflix’s ‘Emily in Paris’ Season 2: TV Review

In the meatier second season of the hit comedy series, Lily Collins' title character experiences personal growth in the City of Light.

From ‘House of Gucci’ to ‘West Side Story’: Oscar Hopefuls Feature Protagonists Seeking a Better Life

Following last season’s films, which collectively depicted the failings of the American dream, this year’s lineup of Oscar hopefuls features characters acting on their ambitions.