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Out of Control Filmed in secrecy in the months since the coronavirus outbreak, Alex Gibney’s new documentary delivers the true tale—and scope—of the U.S.’s failure

Killing Jason Bourne: Stoppard’s Secret Movie Scripts … Revealed! Britain’s most esteemed playwright quietly contributed to the scripts for Star Wars, Schindler’s List, The Bourne Ultimatum, My Mom’s a Werewolf, and 102 Dalmatians, among others

Collins on the Rocks American expats are fuming over Emily in Paris, Darren Star’s absurd new Netflix series

Trump’s Spitting Image Get ready for a new cast of puppets—Beyoncé! Bezos! Kardashians! Kanye! Ivanka! Thunberg! Zuckerberg!—as Britain’s biting, satirical, take-no-prisoners Spitting Image returns to television

Hear Them Roar Susan Sontag, Germaine Greer, Norman Mailer, and others battle over “women’s lib” in a rarely seen documentary about the epic 1971 all-star debate

A Different Draft of History Oktoberfest 1900 gives the Bavarian beer festival an injection of Scorsese menace and mayhem

Lust in Translation Bill Murray is back in the picture in Sofia Coppola’s new film about Gen X marriage, On the Rocks

“I Know Those Guys” Before he met Nora Ephron, Nick Pileggi learned everything he needed to know to write Goodfellas in Bensonhurst

A Stand-Up Duchess Fearless, filthy, and brash, Katherine Ryan is a single mother—and Netflix star—seizing her moment

Bake-Off Bakes On Fans of The Great British Baking Show, as it’s known in the U.S., will be relieved to learn that the show will soon come back for its 11th season

September 16, 2020

Wax On, Wax Off Cobra Kai, a TV-series sequel to The Karate Kid, pays worthy homage to the original while undoing it

September 15, 2020

Alan Partridge Has Something to Say “It’s the real, raw, be-cardiganed me.” Britain’s No. 1 raconteur is back with a podcast

Last Night I Dreamt I Saw Rebecca Again Armie Hammer and Lily James revisit Daphne du Maurier’s gothic romance

Jack Mulhern At 26, the actor has acted in series for Netflix, Hulu, and HBO. This week sees the premiere of his first movie, a coming-of-age hockey story that hits close to home

Mean Girl Ellen DeGeneres faces accusations of, well, you name it

Creature Comforts James Herriot’s country vet returns to the small screen

U.S./U.K. Football: Same Word, Different Sport Jason Sudeikis plays a U.S. coach who takes over a Premier League team

Daring Duo A writer on Succession teams up with the star of Secret Diary of a Call Girl in a new series, I Hate Suzie

A Different Sputnik Oksana Akinshina stands out as the hardened heroine of a Russian version of Alien

So, What Explains Cats? The secret to creating a hit musical lies in an ancient Greek number

A Dickens Masterpiece for These Times David Copperfield is no dusty relic but something sparkling—and very modern

Frenemies, Cold War–Style Dominic West and Damian Lewis take on one of the greatest spy scandals ever

Behind The Painted Bird The contentious Holocaust author Jerzy Kosiński turned down every offer for a film adaptation. A Czech filmmaker finally takes on the story