In Conversation: Sarah Adina Smith on Motels, Beautiful Accidents, and “Room 104”
The celebrated indie auteur looks to make her mark in television on Mark and Jay Duplass’s HBO anthology series.
Trends and Enemies: The Obsessions of Matt Spicer’s “Ingrid Goes West”
The director of the Aubrey Plaza–led Internet thriller talks Instagram, mental health, and Los Angeles.
In Conversation: Hans Zimmer Wasn’t Made for Pop Music
One of the planet’s most experimental film composers gets out from behind the boards for Dunkirk, a live tour, and more.
She Said, She Said: Who Deserves the Iron Throne, Daenerys Targaryen or Jon Snow?
Prior to the debut of the seventh season of “Game of Thrones,” two of our writers square off using the preferred forum of pop-culture enthusiasts everywhere: Slack.
Demetri Martin: Some One-Liners from Someone Else
Demetri Martin has always marched to the beat of his own bits, but after twenty years of quips, skits, and sketches, is he ready to talk about himself?
Breaking: Demetrius Shipp Jr.
All eyes are on the first-time actor who was born to play the part of Tupac Shakur.
Jim Jefferies Takes On the World
The Aussie outlaw comedian loses the leather jacket but keeps the foul mouth as he leans back on his new seat at the late-night comedy table.
Get Your Motor Running: Ad-Rock and John Doe Are—er, Were—“Roadside Prophets”
Back in 1992, Abe Wool, the writer of “Sid and Nancy,” got a very weird film made starring John Doe of X and Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys. John Doe remembers some of it.
Breaking: Amy Shiels
The long-awaited return to “Twin Peaks” isn’t a return for some of its stars—it’s an introduction. And for Amy Shiels, the only newcomer to appear in every new episode, it’s been a long time coming.
In Conversation: Tom Perrotta Finishes “The Leftovers”
Halfway through the show’s final season, the HBO show’s co-creator reflects on what it all means.
Three Millennia and Counting: The Return of “Mystery Science Theater 3000”
It’s no mystery. It’s not rocket science. It only looks like it.
Thomas Middleditch: Extremely Vincible
Sad streaks, fatal flaws, and new generations of bullies are all laughing matters when you own it and clown it like Thomas Middleditch.
Moshe Kasher’s Got Problems (and Maybe Solutions)
The candid comedian with the gift of gab brings his talking cure to the nation with “late-night daytime talk show” “Problematic.”
In Conversation: Holly Taylor of “The Americans” on Age, Deception, and Loyalty
Season five of FX’s Cold War drama has arrived at an…interesting…time in contemporary Russian/American relations. But some themes are universal.
On the Beach: “Moonlight”’s Jharrel Jerome on the Challenges of His First Major Role
The “Moonlight” actor reflects on the difficulty of hurting someone you love.
Lessons Learned: Pete Holmes Talks “Crashing” and Rising Again
The comic, actor, and podcaster explores life after infidelity in his new HBO series.
Friends with Benefits: Whitney, Sinkane, Rhys Darby, and More on the Year that Was
Our pals from the worlds of music, film, and TV offer their lists for the best of the year.
FLOOD’s Best TV Shows of 2016
Has the era of the antihero come to an end?