Drawing lines between heroes and villains in The Wire is no easy task, and neither is determining which of its 60 episodes are the best — or “worst” — of the bunch. The show just doesn’t work that way. With that said, here’s our highly subjective ranking of every episode of The Wire. Don’t agree? Sheeeeeeeee-it.
Palling around with Kim Jong-un. Portraying Canada as America’s number one enemy. If some of these scenarios sound familiar, it’s not necessarily because they’re ripped from the headlines; it’s because Hollywood has long a long history of skewering the American political system for tragicomic gain.
Few actors do anguish as well as Ben Whishaw. Though he’s best known as James Bond’s gadget-loving sidekick Q, the BAFTA-winning Brit has wowed audiences for well over a decade by playing a string of tormented characters on stage and screen: Hamlet, John Keats, Herman Melville, Keith Richards, Bob Dylan, Richard II, and … Paddington Bear.
A bizarre theory that didn't make it into Netflix's new-again docuseries turns the whole thing into a real 'hoo-dunnit.'
Ten years after its devastating finale, the show's creator and cast eulogize the life-after-death drama.
JonBenét Ramsey and the Menendez brothers will be the latest '90s-crime revivals in the wake of The People v. O.J. Simpson. But how long before we’re overloaded?
The only thing better than having a weekend jam-packed with all sorts of exciting plans is having a weekend with no plans at all—especially if it means you can dedicate a blissful 72-plus hours to hopping on the couch, firing up your favorite streaming machine, and testing your own torpidity.
For those who are willing to suspended disbelief and don't mind looking beyond CGI, the best sci-fi titles are filled with more than enough action, drama, comedy, and even romance to keep any movie fan glued to the screen.
Ivan Reitman on making the original blockbuster, why sequel deserves a second look and that notorious 'Ghostbusters 2.0' trailer.
One of the greatest takeaways from 2017—if, indeed, any such takeaway could be considered “great”—is that real life can be much more frightening than anything Hollywood could ever conjure. Maybe that’s one way to explain the public’s rabid fascination with all things true crime-related.