Hype List: What to check out this week, including ‘The Chi,’ ‘Molly’s Game’ and more

Welcome to our weekly recommendations column, in which we highlight all of the pop culture you need to know about.

Bring on the female antiheroes — Hollywood’s antidote to the messy reality of 2017

'Molly's Game,' 'Three Billboards' and 'I, Tonya' all present complicated female antiheroes, but their narratives are actually way tidier than they seem.

Aaron Sorkin's letter to his daughter nails how to move forward after Trump's victory

"Our darkest days have always — always — been followed by our finest hours."

Watch the First Trailer for Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic

Michael Fassbender plays the Apple genius.

The Sketchy 'Newsroom' Rape Episode Pointed Out a Huge Hollywood Problem

The biggest problem was behind the scenes.

Three Brilliant Innovators Aaron Sorkin Should Document Other Than Steve Jobs

Maybe try looking for people who are truly blockbusters.

8 Shows Proving It's Only the 'Golden Age of Television' for White Men

TV's doing great; women not so much.

A TV Binge-Watching Guide Based on Your Personality

You're a loner? 'Man vs. Wild' it is.

How a College Crush Made Me An Activist Against Prison Profiteering

I wasn't much of a political activist, but that all changed when I met her.

Why HBO's "The Newsroom" Will Never Live Up to Expectations

HBO's The Newsroom is likely going to be renewed for a third season. The problem is creator Aaron Sorkin can't seem to recreate the same magic he had for his four seasons on The West Wing.

'The Newsroom' Season 2: The Huge Industry Aaron Sorkin Doesn't Understand

Aaron Sorkin's misunderstanding of a lawyer's job and his misuse of legal concepts don't make his show seems smart — they do just the opposite.

Aaron Sorkin Thinks Libertarians Are Impressionable Drunks Who Want to Smoke Weed

How Aaron Sorkin's pandering to liberals sacrifices the integrity of "The Newsroom." (Alert: mild show spoilers.)

The Unbearable Suckage Of Summer Movies

Box office film quality has diminished in the last decade, caused by an earlier summer blockbuster season and the rise of quality television shows.

'The Newsroom' Season 2 Episode 2: The Show Wades Into Occupy Wall Street Territory

The cast and crew of News Night are in for some serious trouble as season two gets going, but "The Newsroom" has finally found its feet.

Emmy Nomination Snubs 2013: Breaking Down the Best Choices and Biggest Upsets

Emmy nominations were released Thursday morning. Which actors and shows were left out, and which stand the best chance of taking home hardware?

'The Newsroom' Season 2: Charlie Skinner the Heart and Soul Of Series

With this drunken and quixotic character, Aaron Sorkin has the chance to tell it like it really is.

'The Newsroom' Season 2: Make It Or Break It For Sorkin?

After the first season of "The Newsroom," which was met with mixed reviews, Aaron Sorkin has the chance to either sink or float with the second season, which premieres Sunday.

10 Heartfelt Messages From Famous Fathers to Their Daughters

From Chuck Schumer to Mario Lopez, dads in the spotlight share what would say to their daughters.

Steve Jobs Movie: Ezra Miller is the Perfect Pick to Play Steve Jobs

Amid Oscar season buzz, Aaron Sorkin announces the format of his Steve Jobs biopic, setting the stage for a Hollywood duel between his film and the Jobs indie flick starring Ashton Kutcher.

The Newsroom HBO Season Finale: Aaron Sorkin Will Make Sure Season 2 Rocks

After 10 episodes, have audiences warmed to Aaron Sorkin's life-imitates-art HBO flop The Newsroom? They certainly have ... and season 2 will be a mega-hit.

Aaron Sorkin The Newsroom Review: 4 Lessons Millennials Teach Us

In this new show by HBO, there are lots that millennials can teach their older bosses, and one another, about leadership and management.

HBO Show The Newsroom: What We Like and Dislike About the Aaron Sorkin Political Drama (+Full Episode)

After three episodes of "The Newsroom," Aaron Sorkin's latest HBO drama, what is the verdict?

Aaron Sorkin New Series Premiere on HBO: The Newsroom Writes the Media All Wrong

Aaron Sorkin's new drama 'The Newsroom' is riddled with issues and cliches, but because of stand-outs like Jeff Daniels the new HBO series may in fact be salvageable.

Green Lantern Gay, Halo 4 Rumors, and the Zombie Apocalypse: This Week in Pop Culture

'Snow White and the Huntsman', Miss USA, and the new Steve Jobs biopic in the works. A lot happened this week! Here's the pop to get you through the weekend.


Aaron Sorkin's College Commencement Speech: 5 Memorable Quotes

Aaron Sorkin’s May 13th graduation speech at Syracuse University blended the humorous, the realistic, and the inspiring.

'West Wing' Funny or Die Reunion Reminds Us Why We Love the Show

Seeing the recent West Wing PSA reminded me how much I miss the show and why I feel a connection to those individuals who are also members of this West Wing club.