To mark our cover this week, “Rethinking Heaven,” TIME takes a look at the various ways the afterlife has been depicted on television and in movies
Our critics pick the most extraordinary English-language popular recordings since the beginning of TIME magazine in 1923. Here are 100 (unranked) songs of enduring beauty, power and inventiveness
Why do these people always stay?!? As Paranormal Activity 3 hits theaters, TIME takes a look at at the best of its brethren.
The arrival of Labor Day means one thing: our favorite season is coming to an end. To mark the end of summer, TIME takes a look at movies with copious amounts of perspiration.
Politics and war, science and sports, memoir and biography — there’s a great big world of nonfiction books out there just waiting to be read. We picked the 100 best and most influential written in English since 1923, the …
TIME pays tribute to those thespians who have struggled to pull off a convincing British accent.
Kanye West and Jay-Z’s “Watch the Throne” was so big, it required three different music labels to handle its release. TIME takes a look at other musical partnerships that packed a lot of punch.
Thirty years ago, MTV began to beam a budding art form — the music video — into homes across the U.S. TIME takes a look back at the most memorable clips from three decades’ worth of music television
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2,” will be one of 2011’s highest-grossing films. TIME takes a look at other gargantuan film franchises.
In observance of the Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision to treat video games to the same First Amendment protection as art, music, and movies, here’s a look at some of the biggest names in violent game franchises.