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Giving Up Paradise: Movie Review of ‘Snowden’

  • The Violent, Post-Truth 2017 Predicted in ‘The Running Man’? We’re Living in It

    01.02.17
  • Film Review: ‘Fences’ & ’20th Century Women’

  • “Tossing Eyeballs into Ladies’ Mouths”: Xena, Warrior Princes, Returns to ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’

  • Wrapping up the Fantasy – How will ‘Game of Thrones’ End?

  • ‘God Bless America’ Review

  • ‘White Light/Black Rain’: Film review

  • ‘Suicide Squad’: Proof that the Superhero Movie is Invincible

    08.11.16
  • ‘Ghostbusters’: Aside from Thor, the Movie Misses the Mark

  • How the ‘Battle of the Bastards’ Squares with Medieval History

    06.26.16
  • Five Films that will Help you Understand the Modern Arab World

  • How ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Echoes Our Political Anxieties

    04.28.16
  • ‘Eye in the Sky’: A Review

  • ‘Nuclear Nation’: Surviving Fukushima. A Review

  • ‘Batman v Superman’ is a Po-Faced Exercise in Franchise-Building

    03.27.16
  • Review: Elton John’s ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’

    02.08.16
  • ‘13 Hours’: What Actually Happened at Benghazi

    02.07.16
  • ‘The Force Awakens’: A Sugar High, but not a Great Movie

  • Home Alone Feeling Scrooged? These Christmas Movies Deserve Some Love, Actually

    12.16.15
  • How JJ Abrams Ruined ‘Star Trek’ and What That Means for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

    12.15.15
  • ‘The Apprenticeship of Ted Kotcheff’: Interview with the Director, Antonio Saillant

  • Should Movie Studios be Worried about Netflix’s First Feature Film?

  • The ‘Star Wars’ Overload

    10.11.15
  • Choose Life, Choose a Job, Choose a Sequel…Do We Really Need a ‘Trainspotting 2’?

    09.12.15
  • Prophets of Pain: The Art of N.W.A.’s ‘Fuck tha Police’

    09.02.15
  • The Twilight of the Superhero?

  • Remembering Composer James Horner

    08.25.15
  • Compton Commodified: N.W.A. was Always a Blend of Fiction and Reality

  • ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ a Review

  • ‘Ex Machina,’ a Review

  • Why aren’t American Museums Doing More to Return Nazi-Looted Art?

  • ‘Asahiza,’ a Review

  • How ‘Mad Max’ Wrote the Script for the Action Blockbuster

  • Weird Cinema: “Unabashed Nationalist” vs. a “Fascist”

    04.23.15
  • At its Core, ‘American Sniper’ is about White Fear

  • ‘Red Army’ Portrayal of Soviet Hockey Misses Mark

  • How the Movie ‘Selma’ made MLK Human Again

    01.10.15
  • Our Top Entertainment Stories of 2014

    12.29.14
  • In ‘The Gambler,’ an Anti-Hero Story is Retold

  • ‘The Theory of Everything’ is Inspiring, Despite a Hackneyed Treatment of Hawking’s Work

    12.27.14