Rules of the Game: How Martin McDonagh Satirizes MasculinityViolence, Shame, Victimization. Repeat.
What Nope’s Sound Design Can Teach Us About Terror vs. Horror/Please/ tell me that was just the wind.
The Heartfelt Long Con of ‘Better Call Saul’The story of a sleazy lawyer’s descent into amorality pulled off one of the most meaningful series finales in recent history by becoming the one thing none of us dared hope for: a redemption story.
What We Can Learn From the English Code Switching in ‘Parasite’Respect!
‘Strange World’ Explores the Familiar By Way of the UnknownFathers and sons are a steady source of both conflict and redemption, no matter what world you're on.
How Does the Cast of ‘The Addams Family’ Compare to the Original New Yorker Cartoons?Charles Addams’ famous family have been pop culture icons for over 80 years, but just how similar were his original cartoons to the star-studded cast of Barry Sonnenfeld’s big screen adaptations?
Jenna Ortega Makes Teen Mystery ‘Wednesday’ Worth WatchingNeither the Tim Burton treatment nor the Netflix treatment can fully redeem the teen mystery Wednesday, but a great lead performance almost does the trick.
A Beginner’s Guide to Identifying Movie MacGuffinsYou could replace the microfilm in 'North By Northwest' with a pair of fuzzy pink slippers ... which is why it's a MacGuffin.
Chris Brewster Read a lot of Comics to Design the ‘Black Adam’ FightsWe chatted with the fight coordinator about the many comics and cartoons he devoured to bring authenticity to the 'Black Adam' fights.
‘Dead To Me’ Ends With Its Best Season YetDead To Me is back for a surprising and emotional final season, and the series ends on a definite high note.
‘Falling for Christmas’ Invites Audiences to Fall in Love With Lindsay Lohan All Over AgainIn her return to the rom-com, Lindsay Lohan excels in a heartwarming, delightfully predictable Christmas flick.
How to Un-F*ck Your Default TV SettingsHe sees you when you have motion blurring. He knows when you're using proprietary modes that came with your TV. (Yes, we're talking about Tom Cruise).
‘Holy Spider’ Is a Compelling True Crime Tale That Idolizes Its KillerWhen dramatizing a real serial killer’s reign, we need to think more about the victims and the people who loved them living in the aftermath.
The Existential Comforts of CyberpunkEmbrace the neon-lit abyss!
‘The Crown’ Has Finally Lost Some Luster in Season 5Scripts that lack subtlety and a focus on all the wrong characters make this the weakest season in the series’ often fantastic run.
How ‘Tetsuo: The Iron Man’ Embodies 1980s HIV/AIDS AnxietiesAnother wonderful opportunity to remember the power drill dick scene.
What’s New to Stream on Amazon Prime for November 2022Emily Blunt seeking revenge in the old west? Yes please.
“The Inspection” Is An Intensely Personal Boot Camp DramaThe promising debut narrative feature from Elegance Bratton never quite finds its narrative balance.
A Fast and Furious History of the Home TheaterLet's all go to the living room ... let's all go to the living room ...
‘Andor’ Asks Us to Climb Toward RebellionWhen you're at the bottom, there's only one way out.