addiction

John Belushi and the Cliché of the Celebrity Overdose

The compassionate Showtime documentary ‘Belushi’ depicts a brilliant comedian destroyed by his appetites. It’s a sad narrative — but, man, it’s the same movie we’ve seen a million times

The Remarkable ‘Sound of Metal’ Isn’t Just About Deafness

Guided by an incredible performance from Riz Ahmed, this story of a drummer (and heroin addict) going deaf cuts through the rehab clichés

The HBO Filmmaker Attempting to Make Sense of His Mom — And Her Murder

Madison Hamburg talks about addiction, absent fathers and his moving new series ‘Murder on Middle Beach’

The Pull and Strain of Exercise Addiction in Quarantine

We’ve never had more time to work out. But in a culture that places so much virtue on being healthy, exercise addiction is hard to identify — and even harder to treat