‘Beef’ Criticized After Star’s Rape Comments

BEEF, the dark A24 comedy series, was released on Netflix earlier this month to critical acclaim. The streamer shared today that the show was among the top 10 most watched series in 87 different countries in its second week, and its title has been frequently evoked as the eligibility cutoff for this year’s Emmy Awards approaches next month. But discourse surrounding previous commen…

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The Best (and Most Outrageous) Fashion Moments From the 2022 Met Gala

On the first Monday in May, art and fashion enthusiasts alike ascended the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s stairs to celebrate fashion’s biggest night, the Met Gala. This year’s gala theme, Gilded Glamour, provided ample fodder for creative interpretation as well as endless opportunities for fashion statements. The theme is a nod to the museum’s exhibit itself, In Ameri…

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Paul Sorvino Was a Softie Who Played Mobsters

The two most iconic images of the actor Paul Sorvino could hardly be more different. In the first, he’s slicing garlic with a razor blade as the ruthless Paulie Cicero in Goodfellas. In the second, he’s weeping inconsolably at the 1996 Academy Awards while his daughter Mira dedicates her newly won Oscar to him.

Sorvino, who died on July 25 at 83, excelled at play…

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Two Tilda Swintons in The Eternal Daughter

If you’ve seen or read a ghost story anytime in the past 100 years, you’ll probably guess the secret of The Eternal Daughter—playing in competition at the 79th Venice Film Festival—in the first few minutes. But knowing a secret isn’t the same as parsing a mystery. And that’s what writer-director Joanna Hogg is doing here: she seeks to unravel the way…

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