He brought his understatedly gritty lyrics and cadence to the band during its formative years. After he went solo, he dropped in on a few Roots albums.
Six critics on the visual album rooted in her “Lion King”-inspired record “The Gift,” a grand statement of African-diaspora pride and creative power.
“Midnight Express” and “Mississippi Burning” brought him Oscar nominations, and many of his other films, including “Fame,” were acclaimed.
Though he may not have stamped a specific style on his work, he brought an intelligence and professionalism to each film, whether musicals or dark dramas.
The singer-songwriter-rapper’s new album, “What Could Possibly Go Wrong,” drops on Friday. Watch how he landed a multimillion-dollar record deal, a world tour and the arena-size expectations of the pop-music industry in a new Times documentary on FX and Hulu.
His 2011 “Contagion” and her new thriller “She Dies Tomorrow” have added resonance now. “Why is this kind of imagery so compelling?” Soderbergh asked.
Every month, subscription streaming services add a new batch of titles to their libraries. Here are our picks for August.
By slowing down and soaking it all in, Larry Scott makes the whole TikTok experience … nice.
In the newest batch of crime novels, bodies accumulate at a rather alarming rate.
A film about the Indian mathematics genius is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Here are five facts to get you more familiar.
The period sitcom about a Jewish family in the ’80s has for seven seasons been a weekly gift of old-fashioned zingers.
Wilkerson’s new book makes unsettling comparisons between India’s treatment of its untouchables, Nazi Germany’s treatment of Jews and America’s treatment of African-Americans.
The Muppets were made of, by and for TV. Two new shows, “Muppets Now” on Disney+ and “The Not-Too-Late Show With Elmo” on HBO Max, reimagine the media-savvy furry friends for a new age.
An app that generates coordinates for adventurers claims to turn your thoughts into reality. TikTok and YouTube creators want you to believe it — but you shouldn’t.
In this gay haven known for its nightlife, the crowds are smaller this summer. And the nightclubs are closed. But by the pool, the show goes on.
Best known for his hit “I’m a Loving Pauper,” he was a significant figure in the evolution of Jamaican music. He died of the coronavirus.
In “The 7th Voyage of Egon Tichy,” an experimental theater lab operating from a closet adapts a timely tale about the solitude of cramped quarters.
Two new books, Robert B. Reich’s “The System” and Zephyr Teachout’s “Break ’Em Up,” examine the impact of economic inequality in America.
Killer robots may not seem like soothing fare, but unlike real life, the world’s horrors come to an end when the movie does.