Sam Adams
Sam Adams

Sam Adams is a Slate senior editor and the editor of Slate’s culture blog, Brow Beat.

Brow Beat
May 25 2017 1:44 PMDisney and Sony Get Failing Grades in GLAAD’s Report on LGBTQ Representation in Hollywood
Conspiracy Thrillers
May 23 2017 4:56 PMIntroducing the Conspiracy Thrillers Movie ClubThis new Slate podcast series looks at how the movies have portrayed political and social paranoia on screen, from The Manchurian Candidate to Get Out.
Television
May 19 2017 11:11 AMThe Unbingeable Kimmy SchmidtSeason 3 is so dense with jokes that it’s hard to watch too many episodes in one sitting. Also, it’s glorious.
Brow Beat
May 16 2017 1:26 PMRoseanne Is Officially Coming Back to ABC in 2018
Movies
May 11 2017 5:16 PMAlien: CovenantCome for the xenomorphs. Stay for the tender Fassbender-on-Fassbender action.
Brow Beat
May 9 2017 12:56 PMThe Director’s Cut of Michael Mann’s Blackhat Takes It One Step Closer to a Flawed Masterpiece
Brow Beat
May 8 2017 2:00 PMNew Blade Runner 2049 Trailer Looks Amazing, Blows Things Up
Television
May 3 2017 8:01 PMTwin Peaks Was the Most Visually Striking TV Show Ever MadeAnd still is.
Brow Beat
May 2 2017 3:05 PMWatch the Trailer for Kumail Nanjiani’s Sundance Hit The Big Sick
Brow Beat
April 28 2017 5:52 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in May
Brow Beat
April 26 2017 1:34 PMJonathan Demme Was the Generous Genius of American Movies
Brow Beat
April 26 2017 10:05 AMPaul Verhoeven’s Next Movie Will Be About a Lesbian Nun, Because the Universe Is Good
Brow Beat
April 25 2017 1:11 PMWill Smith, Who Has Never Had a Movie at Cannes, Is on the Cannes Jury
Movies
April 13 2017 5:31 PMThe Fate of the FuriousIs it possible for a Fast and the Furious film to be too implausible?
Brow Beat
April 10 2017 4:25 PMLaura Poitras Is Reworking Her WikiLeaks Documentary Risk to Take in the 2016 Election
Conspiracy Thrillers
May 23 2017 4:57 PMConspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: The Manchurian CandidateIn this first episode, Sam Adams and writer Mark Harris on a story of war, politics, and brainwashing.
Brow Beat
May 23 2017 10:04 AMRoger Moore, Generation X’s James Bond, Dies at 89
Brow Beat
May 16 2017 5:50 PMMichael Moore Announces Donald Trump Documentary Fahrenheit 11/9
Brow Beat
May 12 2017 12:17 PMA Guide to the Many, Many References to Classic Italian Films in Master of None Season 2
Brow Beat
May 10 2017 6:13 PMCate Blanchett Talks Playing a Punk Rocker and a Puppeteer in the Multichannel Movie Manifesto
Brow Beat
May 8 2017 5:26 PMThe Prison in Twelve Landscapes Looks at How Mass Incarceration Has Changed Every Aspect of American Life
Brow Beat
May 5 2017 4:43 PMPamela Anderson Wrote a Poem About Laura Poitras’ Julian Assange Documentary
Brow Beat
May 3 2017 10:27 AMThe Dark Tower Trailer Is Here, and It Only Took Nearly 40 Years
Brow Beat
May 1 2017 12:35 PMMichael Moore Is Coming to Broadway With The Terms of My Surrender
Movies
April 27 2017 7:43 PM­The CircleThe film adaptation of Dave Eggers’ tech satire is like Black Mirror meets Silicon Valley—except it’s neither funny nor frightening.
Brow Beat
April 26 2017 11:33 AMWhy Jonathan Demme Was Our Greatest Director of Concert Films
Brow Beat
April 25 2017 4:58 PMSony Is Ending Its Deal With Dr. Luke, but That Might Not Be Good News for Kesha
Brow Beat
April 18 2017 3:49 PMWatch Don Cheadle Rap Kendrick Lamar in the Video for “DNA”
Brow Beat
April 11 2017 11:45 AMJacques Demy’s Great Movie Musicals May Make You Love La La Land a Little Less
Brow Beat
April 10 2017 10:07 AMThe Ragnarok Trailer Accomplishes the Impossible: Making Us Look Forward to a Thor Movie

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