Skip to Content

The Secret Lives of Patricia Highsmith

Long-hidden diaries reveal the dark obsessions and deep hatreds she drew from to write The Talented Mr. Ripley and other noir masterpieces

Here’s to You, Mr. Nichols

Graydon Carter toasts Ash Carter and Sam Kashner at Monkey Bar to celebrate their new oral biography of Mike Nichols

The Polanski Affair

Will American audiences ever see An Officer and a Spy after the exiled director likened his rape case to the anti-Semitic false charges leveled against Alfred Dreyfus?

Deconstructing Ralph Lauren

A new documentary explores the life and legacy of the man behind the mega-brand

Before Before Sunrise

Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke on how they made their memorable trilogy

Nouvelle Vague

The French New Wave film posters quickly became as groundbreaking as the 50s and 60s films themselves. A new book highlights the designers behind the movement’s explosive aesthetic

Cuban Revolution

Ana de Armas, the Knives Out actress and soon-to-be Bond girl, on working with Daniel Craig and Chris Evans

Beyond the White Bikini

Ursula Andress, no Hollywood careerist, found fame and has enjoyed a “very lucky” life regardless

Dream Come True

An excerpt from a new book reveals how Disneyland came to be

Behind The Crown

The inside story of how the show’s creator, Peter Morgan, mixes facts with dramatic inventiveness

The Jewel in The Crown

Erin Doherty is pure ebullience, even if her Princess Anne is something else entirely

The Man Behind Daniel Craig’s Mississippi Drawl

Rian Johnson, the creator of Knives Out, reveals how he updated Hitchcock, Sleuth, and Christie

It’s Murphy’s Law, Live!

Mischief Theatre, the comedy group that gave us The Play That Goes Wrong, gets a new series

Prima Time

Francesca Hayward arrives in Cats, Coppélia, and Romeo and Juliet: Beyond Words

Little Woman

Florence Pugh is a kick playing the least likable March sister in Greta Gerwig’s film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s novel

Why Are We Still Loving Friends?

It’s the most streamed show on Netflix. Teenagers quote its jokes—even though it is 25 years old. So what explains its appeal?

France’s New Victor Hugo

The country’s Oscar entry takes on class and race in the streets of Paris

All Fact-Checked on the Western Front

How much in Sam Mendes’s film 1917 is actually true?

The Godfather of Comedy

After The Death of Stalin and Veep, Armando Iannucci brings a new comedy to HBO, and a new David Copperfield to the screen

Cinema Paradiso

In her debut movie, Gianni Agnelli’s granddaughter tells the story of an eccentric family in early 1990s Italy


Coming off A Star Is Born, Bradley Cooper will portray Leonard Bernstein in a Spielberg-and-Scorsese-backed production

Elle Accuse!

Protesters vow to disrupt France’s Oscars after Polanski is nominated for his Dreyfus film

Call Me!

American Gigolo swaggered into theaters 40 years ago this month and forever rocked the worlds of film, fashion, music, and sex. An oral history

Elizabeth Woodward

The documentary filmmaker, whose latest project was short-listed for an Academy Award, on the importance of privacy in our data-crazed world