‘Poltergeist’ review: Remake is silly, not spooky
The remake of the 1982 ghost story has more laughs than “Scary Movie.”
Anne Meara, actress and comedic partner of Jerry Stiller, dies at 85
The mother of actor Ben Stiller appeard in dozens of films and TV shows.
‘The Last Alaskans’: A reality show with a heart as big as its subject
TV REVIEW | Animal Planet ditches the gimmicks for a superb look at life in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
TV listings: Monday, May 25, 2015
Amy Schumer stops by “The Bachelorette” to teach the men how to be funny and “The Island” premieres on NBC.
2015 Reubens: Roz Chast’s big award caps a winning event for women creators
Roz Chast wins the 2015 Reuben Award as six women creators take home prizes in an atypical year for the NCS.
‘Spinglish,’ by Henry Beard and Christopher Cerf
A dictionary of the deliberately deceptive language of politicians, generals and other powerful people.
Why do filmmakers portray Yves Saint Laurent as a ‘fragile genius’?
It’s a destructive cliche that obscures a host of deadly maladies.
As much as some might like to, now is not the time to cancel the Duggars
CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | Rather than scurry off, TLC should double down as the family copes with a new reality.
TV listings: Weekend of May 23-24, 2015
Sansa talks to Theon on “Game of Thrones,” and the final “Battle Creek” episode airs on CBS.
When art doesn’t pay the bills, an actor needs a good supporting role
Five local actors talk about the roles they play when they’re not onstage.
Meet the artist who invented the Grateful Dead’s skull and roses logo
Stanley “Mouse” Miller talks Dead, monsters on hot rods and dung-eating beetles on albums.
‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern,’ still waiting for Hamlet
Stoppard’s early theatrical prank has a slacker air at the Folger.
In the galleries: Brick by brick, a dark history emerges
Show by 24 artists at Workhouse Arts Center excavates layers of the past at site of former Lorton prison.
‘Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth’ by John Szwed
A music scholar takes a new look at the troubled life and the beautiful art of an American master.
‘The Silver Swan,” by Elena Delbanco
A perfectly tuned story about classical music and those who play it.
How did they do that ’do?
A photo exhibit documents a professor’s efforts to replicate hairstyles of the Greek Caryatids.