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‘Younger’ Actress Molly Bernard: “Playing a Pansexual Character Changed My Life” (Guest Column)

I thought for a time that I was bisexual. But I think I am likely pan and I think I only understand that because I embodied a pansexual person on Younger for more than half a decade. I feel…

Sam Richardson Celebrates Anthony Mackie’s Captain America As “Symbol of America Himself”

There’s the moment when Sam [Anthony Mackie] is talking to Isaiah Bradley [Carl Lumbly], the first Black Captain America. Sam has to try to convince himself to be disillusioned of the reality of…

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ Held an Unflattering Mirror Up to America

The final episode of the E! reality TV show marked the end of an era with a family that transformed before our eyes into expert marketers of the self.

Emmys: Hollywood Reporter Critic Picks TV Performances Voters Should Not Forget

NICCO ANNAN P-Valley, Starz Maybe you recognized Nicco Annan from brief runs on Claws or Shameless, but chances are better that the actor first came to your attention in Starz’s P-Valley…

Flag on the Play: How an Ambush Interview Put Fox Sports Host in a Legal Red Zone (Guest Column)

On May 24, NFL Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe nabbed an interception on his Fox Sports show, Undisputed, when he called star wide receiver Julio Jones, then a member of the Atlanta Falcons…

The Tangled Logic of Hollywood Anti-Vaxxers (Guest Column)

Normalcy, that’s it, right? The thing we all wanted, maybe even longed for in 2020. That’s why I was so excited to have a real, adult-ish, old-school, dinner at a restaurant with a group of…

Critic’s Notebook: Summer’s Second-Season Successes

Underloved, overlooked, canceled-then-resurrected — Netflix's 'Feel Good,' HBO's 'Betty' and(now) Adult Swim's 'Tuca & Bertie' form a trio of terrific shows returning for uncommonly strong sophomore…

‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Star Stephanie Hsu Reflects on a Passing Racist Encounter and the Healing Potential of Art (Guest Column)

As the sun sets on another Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders continue to weather a year like no other: one that has seen unprecedented achievements in high-p…

Irving Thalberg’s 1934 Column: “The Future of the Director”

On May 31, 1934, The Hollywood Reporter published a special issue devoted to directing. The edition kicked off with prolific MGM producer Irving Thalberg’s essay “The Future of the…

Will New Media Revive Old Labor Concerns Amid Streaming-Era Issues?

Two years after the war between writers and agents went nuclear, as David A. Goodman completes his final months as president of the Writers Guild of America West, he thinks about the moment the fight

How Hollywood and True-Crime Impacts Social Movements Today (Guest Column)

One year ago today, the everyday violence Black people face in this country became much clearer to tens of millions of people who always had trouble accepting that it was real. After a decade of very

‘Army of the Dead’ and the Resurrection of Zack Snyder

“See, what’d I tell you? America always sorts its shit out.” It’s been seventeen years since Zack Snyder made his feature film debut with Dawn of the Dead (2004), a remake of George A. Romero’s…