Nan Goldin speaking as people hold signs behind in All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

In ‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,’ activism is art

It’s a must-see portrait of the radical bond between art and activism.   

On Mar 23, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

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A very online movie dominated the 2023 Oscars

'EEAAO’s' ultimate victory lap was everything, everywhere, and happened all at once.

On Mar 15, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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With Oscars on the horizon, a look back at ‘The Whale’

Criticisms about Fraser’s prosthetic fat suit have followed the film since its Venice premiere.

On Mar 9, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Party Down’ passes the revival test 

With hindsight, it’s easier to see how ahead of the curve 'Party Down' really was.

On Mar 2, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

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‘The Woman King’ is the latest movie to get the Netflix bump

Even with its success at the box office and the critical praise, 'The Woman King' has faced something of an uphill battle.

On Feb 23, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

Diane Morgan in 'Cunk on Earth'

‘Cunk on Earth’ asks the big (dumb) questions 

Cunk isn’t trying to mislead people, but ironically, out-of-context clips from the show are now going viral on TikTok. 

On Feb 16, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

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James Cameron is so annoyed by your ‘Titanic’ door theories he used its 25th anniversary to try to prove you wrong

The argument appears to have driven director James Cameron up a wall for the past 25 years.

On Feb 9, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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Viral horror hit ‘Skinamarink’ came from the internet 

Skinamarink’s origins are also very online.

On Feb 2, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

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Here are the best movies of Sundance 2023 so far

Here are some of our favorites from the festival so far.

On Jan 28, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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Investigating the ‘Velma’ discourse   

The discourse came quickly.

On Jan 19, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

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‘The Pale Blue Eye’ is one of the first intriguing movies of 2023

The real draw of 'The Pale Blue Eye' is Poe himself.

On Jan 12, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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Peacock’s ‘Paul T. Goldman’ experiments with a new true-crime format 

While the series adheres to a more straightforward true-crime format, it also plays with the boundaries of a recreation.

On Jan 5, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

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The 10 best things we streamed in 2022

Subscribe to web_crawlr to get the best and worst of the internet in your inbox everyday.

On Dec 29, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski, Audra Schroeder

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The ‘Avatar’ discourse is repeating itself with the sequel’s debut

It’s taken hold of both the box office and the internet.

On Dec 22, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson

‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ is a great movie about ghosting friends

It's now available on HBO Max.

On Dec 15, 2022 by Audra Schroeder