In two new books, scholars suss out how a franchise built by a solo auteur has flourished in the care of a giant corporation.
“Alphabet Squadron” takes us deep into the trenches with a ragtag band of New Republic pilots, and the audiobook has a new sound for this gritty story.
Two of this summer’s essential new books, “I Like to Watch” and “Trick Mirror,” come from staff writers at the New Yorker.
With this frequently funny and visually inventive caper, Pixar’s founding franchise goes four for four — and makes some new friends.
What better for a time when nothing makes sense than a frothy but heartfelt romp about the stage of life when nothing EVER makes sense?
Two new books and a giant-screen edition of the “Apollo 11” documentary shed light on a remarkable human achievement at its half-century mark.
20 years ago today, millions of Star Wars fans settled into their seats for one of the most epic disappointments in movie history.
A new audio exclusive tells the backstory of Count Dooku, the Star Wars prequel villain who left the Jedi Order only to return to haunt it.
A new Audible collection enlists a stable of screen stars to read H.G. Wells’s five best-known science fiction novels. They’re still ripping good stories.
A new biopic unsubtly connects J.R.R. Tolkien’s World War I experiences to the dark visions he’d later evoke in ‘The Lord of the Rings.’
What if Emily Dickinson wasn’t a bizarre recluse who had a way with words, but a confident proto-modernist poet who also happened to be a queer woman?
Distinguished as the earliest book in the current Star Wars timeline, Claudia Gray’s ‘Master & Apprentice’ is lavish exposition of Qui-Gon Jinn’s backstory.