Entertainment

Wherever You Find Him, You’ve Got a Friend in Jason Segel

Forever unthreatening on screen, the ‘How I Met Your Mother’ star projects the jovial air of a reliable sidekick, whether he’s playing David Foster Wallace or palling around with Muppets

How the Pandemic Revitalized the Disney Star

Olivia Rodrigo and ‘Drivers License’ are a case study in what the new, extremely online model of teen idol looks like

‘Malcolm & Marie’ Takes Aim at the Myth of the Male Genius

This Netflix romantic drama, made entirely during the pandemic, can be terribly self-indulgent. But it’s smart about how insecure and needy egotistical men can be — and how their significant others can cut them down to size.

How ‘Lord of the Rings’ Shaped a Hopeless Generation

Two decades ago, our blind optimism dissolved as the real world fell into war. ‘Lord of the Rings’ became the ultimate millennial comfort viewing: a fantasy world in which the good guys actually win