Richard Wei Semus muses on representations of the contemporary cowboy in Chloé Zhao’s film "The Rider" and Mitski's album "Be the Cowboy."
Niv M. Sultan reviews "Bumblebee," the latest film in the Transformers franchise.
Grace Hadland critiques Yorgos Lanthimos's representation of queerness in his newest film "The Favourite."
Lisa Brackmann is the author of a trio of China-set noir novels, which I regularly recommend to anyone looking for …
Natalia Winkelman assesses the role of violence in pop stardom in Brady Corbet's "Vox Lux."
In the style of the New York Times "By the Book" series, Jeffrey Wasserstrom questions Ian Rankin about his varied musical tastes.
Lewis Page reviews the new PBS documentary, "Rodents of Unusual Size," about the invasive nutria species of Louisiana.