don't worry darling review

‘Don’t Worry Darling’ is a shallow, empty-headed attempt at a feminist thriller—but Florence Pugh is fantastic

Florence Pugh delivers a Hitchcockian breakdown while Harry Styles simply delivers his lines.

On Sep 20, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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#BoycottTheWomanKing: Why 2022’s biggest historical movie is also its most controversial

The Viola Davis action epic 'The Woman King' is facing criticism for its inaccurate depiction of the transatlantic slave trade.

On Sep 19, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘The Whale’ premiere sparks a new debate about fat suits

The film stars Brendan Fraser as a 600-pound man.

On Sep 6, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Someone burn that godforsaken place down’: Woman says she got bedbug bites from sitting in chair at AMC Theatres

'Do NOT sit in the AMC.'

On Sep 6, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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Netflix’s pro-military romance ‘Purple Hearts’ is a major hit thanks to TikTok

It's well on its way to becoming one of Netflix's most-watched English-language movies ever.

On Aug 11, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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The new ‘Predator’ spinoff ‘Prey’ is sparking debate about the term ‘Mary Sue’

After 'Prey' inspired sexist backlash on YouTube, fans are criticizing the idea that the heroine is a 'Mary Sue.'

On Aug 8, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw


‘Batgirl’ movie canceled by Warner Bros and HBO Max, despite being in post-production

The $90-million movie was reportedly canceled for financial reasons as HBO Max pivots to a new strategy.

On Aug 3, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Newsletter: The ‘Little Miss’ meme is dead

Subscribe to 'Internet Insider' to get the daily scoop on internet culture.

On Jul 27, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich, Audra Schroeder

the gray man review

Netflix’s ‘The Gray Man’ is a dull, derivative waste of money and A-list star power

The directors of 'Avengers: Endgame' join forces with Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans for an embarrassingly lifeless action thriller.

On Jul 21, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ director Joe Russo says theatrical movies are ‘elitist’ compared to Netflix, sparking debate

Is it really 'an elitist notion to be able to go to a theater'?

On Jul 18, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Netflix’s ‘Persuasion’ tries to blend Regency and modern, but it falls flat

The latest take on Jane Austen's final novel fails to impress.

On Jul 15, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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What is ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ actually about?

Unlike the smart political subtext of 'Thor: Ragnarok,' this movie doesn't know what it's trying to say.

On Jul 13, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

thor love and thunder review

Review: ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ is a massive disappointment

This dull and unfunny sequel is a career low for Taika Waititi.

On Jul 7, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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TikTokers are highlighting the less savory aspects of Elvis Presley’s life in the wake of the biopic

They're especially pointing out his relationship with ex-wife Priscilla.

On Jun 28, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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The best A24 movies to watch for Midsummer 

Midsummer is upon us, so when it gets too hot outside, head indoors to enjoy the summer with some of the best a24 movies available to stream.

On Jun 24, 2022 by Beck Diaz