Today will be different: An oral history of…

In September of 2008, HBO launched True Blood, an edgy new show that welcomed viewers to the fictional town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, a supernatural hotbed in which local waitress Sookie Stackhouse couldn’t help but…

In her first leading TV role, Unbelievables Merritt…

Merritt Wever is nervous. Very nervous, in fact. Why? “Well, I’m always nervous,” she says. “That’s my baseline experience of the world.” She laughs warmly, loosens a bit, before pivoting to the root of the…

Margaret Atwood knows you have questions about The…

Thirty-four years after the publication of her startlingly prescient novel The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood is delivering its potent sequel and, just like its predecessor, it’s already set off a flurry of anticipatory chatter. Perhaps…

EWs 2019 TIFF Must List: The 29 films…

Let the awards race begin! Toronto International Film Festival (which runs from Sept. 5–15) is where Oscar contenders are born. Here are the performances that audiences — and Academy voters — will be buzzing about.…

The Mandalorian unmasked: ‘We did things no Star Wars…

The Mandalorian stealthily enters the safe house. Two stormtroopers stand guard. The soldiers have become freelance mercenaries since the Empire has collapsed, their once-pristine armor now grimy with dirt. The bounty hunter creeps up behind them…