‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’: A slasher with some surprisingly sharp satire
A group of rich 20-somethings gather to play a party game that turns deadly (and pretty funny at times).
‘Queen of Glory’: A child of Ghanaian immigrants at sea in the Bronx
Nana Mensah wrote, directed and stars in a New York story about reconnecting with your roots.
How theater veteran Nova Y. Payton would spend a perfect day in D.C.
The actress is starring as Celie in Signature Theatre's production of "The Color Purple."
At the Renwick Gallery, craft that captures our polarized times
The Renwick Gallery's 'This Present Moment,' a major survey of contemporary craft, engages today's cultures on every front
4 spots where your kids can pretend they’re in Jurassic Park
Take your young dinosaur fans to one of these spots where they can see skeletons or look for fossils.
‘Easter Sunday’: Comedy about Filipino American culture rings true-ish
Jo Koy plays a fictionalized version of himself in the family comedy "Easter Sunday."
These new rooftop bars feature killer cocktails, happy hours and views
Whether you’re looking for a new view or a change of happy hour scene, we’ve explored and rated the latest crop of rooftop bars in the D.C. area.
The best things to do in the D.C. area the week of Aug. 4-10
The D.C. Funk Parade returns, the District's largest sidewalk sale offers a weekend of bargains, and 10 bars team up for tiki-themed trail.
Lena Dunham’s ‘Sharp Stick’ has a point to make. But what is it?
Film charting a young woman’s journey of sexual self-discovery is uneven, ambiguous and unnerving.
‘Thirteen Lives’: Thai cave rescue film offers thrills without frills
Colin Farrell and Viggo Mortensen play real-life rescuers in Ron Howard’s effective thriller, based on actual events.
Meet the musician instrumental to ‘Hamilton’ and ‘Dear Evan Hansen’
Alex Lacamoire is the arranger, orchestrator and music director behind two of Broadway's biggest recent smashes.
10 minutes on the telephone with the inimitable Erykah Badu
Ahead of this year’s Summer Spirit festival, the headliner talks about loyalty, empathy, twerking with Megan Thee Stallion and more.
Bum ‘Luck’: First film from John Lasseter’s new studio lacks charm
"Luck," an animated feature that attempts to crib from "Inside Out" and "Soul," is set in a world where good and bad fortune are manufactured, like commodities.
3 concerts to catch in the D.C. area over the next several days
Pink Sweat$, Kehlani and Leon Bridges perform.
‘Punk pixie’ Mundy brings an art-inspired show to the Black Cat
The DMV native is celebrating the release of their new album, 'Future Nature.'
‘I Love My Dad’: Weird and wonderful story of catfishing your own son
Patton Oswalt plays an emotionally distant father who masquerades as a waitress online to connect to his son. It’s a comedy.
‘Bullet Train’: A chaotic trip to nowhere, with Brad Pitt on board
The hyperviolent yet quippy action flick "Bullet Train" is yet another example of the pernicious influence of Quentin Tarantino on cinema.
‘A Love Song’ is a movie of extraordinary stillness in a noisy world
Dale Dickey and Wes Studi mesmerize in this meditative masterpiece by first-time feature filmmaker Max Walker-Silverman.
‘Ali & Ava’: Love blooms for two immensely likable lonely hearts
Documentary-style romantic drama from British writer-director Clio Barnard centers on a couple with little in common save their solitude.