Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer Lay ‘Killing Eve’ to Rest

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer locked eyes across a fish tank. Illuminated in the blue glow of bubbling water and artificial light, the two women slowly registered each other with puzzlement, hostility and abject longing. Across three seasons of “Killing Eve,” the two actresses and the show’s creative team have worked … Read more

Marc Brown on the End of ‘Arthur’ and His Favorite Fan Theories

From the minute Marc Brown meets you, he’s sizing you up. Just maybe not in the usual way. “People remind me of animals,” said Brown, the 75-year-old creator of the illustrated character Arthur Read, the 8-year-old bespectacled aardvark who, since the book “Arthur’s Nose” debuted in 1976, has been helping children navigate the world around … Read more

The Little TV Industry That Could

Helena’s group, known as Fist, watches, infiltrates and tries to thwart the plans of both of its much larger and better equipped intelligence rivals, and the Finns’ resourcefulness and bravery make for satisfyingly tense entertainment in this well-above-average spy drama. The action is crisp, the violence is realistic, and the costume and set designers convincingly … Read more

Anna Sorokin on ‘Inventing Anna’ and Life After Rikers

The release of “Inventing Anna,” a nine-part Netflix series created by Shonda Rhimes, has brought the case of Anna Sorokin back into the spotlight. Ms. Sorokin, 31, lived for several years in the 2010s as Anna Delvey, a wealthy German heiress of her own invention, convincing members of Manhattan’s elite to finance her fine dining … Read more

Bob Odenkirk’s Long Road to Serious Success

Odenkirk shares a home in Albuquerque with Rhea Seehorn and another actor from the show, Patrick Fabian (who plays the manicured law partner Howard Hamlin). I arrived the next morning and found Odenkirk in the kitchen, wearing jeans and running sneakers, showing no signs of the all-nighter he pulled. The house was built in the … Read more

‘Alice’s Wonderland Bakery’: Recipes for Real Life, if Not Real Kitchens

Alice, who relies on the magical talking cookbook of her great-grandmother, the original movie’s heroine, “uses food as essentially her superpower,” said Chelsea Beyl, the series’s executive producer and showrunner. “This is, you know, how she connects with all these curious and peculiar characters.” Some of those characters have hardly changed since the 1951 film’s … Read more

David Olusoga Wants Britain to Face Its Past. All of It.

LONDON – In December, when a British court cleared four Black Lives Matter protesters of criminal damages for toppling the statue of Edward Colston, a 17th-century slave trader, in June 2020, it was thanks in part to David Olusoga’s expert testimony. Olusoga, a historian whose work focuses on race, slavery and empire, felt a duty … Read more

This Jack Reacher is going to get big

Jack Reacher is a popular action hero. Born of British writer Lee Child, Reacher has so far righted the wrongs in 26 novels and a slew of short stories; the books have collectively sold more than 100 million copies worldwide. Their readers form a surprisingly large group and include writer Margaret Drabble and the author … Read more