Stop trying to make Barbenheimer happen

Your attempt to make Barbenheimer happen again won’t work

The latest attempt to replicate Barbenheimer? Exorswift.

On Aug 31, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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The white privilege of Lucy Letby, the nurse who killed 7 babies

‘The perceived “niceness” of white women is literally how they get away with murder(s).’

On Aug 23, 2023 by Tiffanie Drayton

Margot Robbie as Barbie in Barbie (l) Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer in Oppenheimer (r)

Opinion: Let’s bring back the double feature

In favor of watching two movies in theaters back-to-back again.

On Jul 31, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

'Barbie' is a unique takedown of compulsory heterosexuality

Essay: The real ‘Barbie’ villain is compulsory heterosexuality

Between the Ken’s Rights Movement and Barbie’s queer subtext, this movie rebels against mandatory straight romance.

On Jul 27, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘We will not be dismayed’: What Carlee Russell’s lie means for other missing Black women

The hoax is spurring memes—and calls to action.

On Jul 26, 2023 by Tiffanie Drayton

Molly Gordon holding a cellphone and wearing a ponytail in an episode of Hulu's The Bears season 2

‘The Bear’ fans put Molly Gordon’s character on blast for being a ‘Manic Pixie Dream Girl’

The season 2 character feels out of place.

On Jul 10, 2023 by Michael Boyle

women in bikinis raising their glasses together to drink on the tv show temptation island

Why you should watch ‘Temptation Island’—a show ahead of its time

Your favorite new reality show probably owes a lot to ‘Temptation Island.’

On Jun 23, 2023 by Kerensa Cadenas

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How to have ‘rizz’

It’s not a skill, it’s a mindset.

On Jun 23, 2023 by Ian Donley

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Are live-action superhero movies entering their flop era?

2023 is the year of superhero fatigue, as movies like ‘The Flash’ and ‘Shazam 2’ lose out at the box office.

On Jun 20, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

across the spider-verse

Why ‘Across the Spider-Verse’ is bad news for ‘The Flash’ and the MCU

Every superhero movie right now is about the multiverse—but ‘Spider-Verse’ is the only franchise offering fresh ideas.

On Jun 5, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

tobias menzies (left) and julia louis-dreyfus (right) in you hurt my feelings

Why you need to watch ‘You Hurt My Feelings’

A movie’s existential crisis has never felt more relatable.

On May 28, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

jason sudeikis as ted lasso in ted lasso

What happened to ‘Ted Lasso’?

Season 3, which is almost over, has received a lot of backlash.

On May 14, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

Keri Russell in The Diplomat

Netflix’s ‘The Diplomat’ is rose-tinted propaganda

Echoing the dated liberal optimism of ‘The West Wing,’ ‘The Diplomat’ is totally disengaged from real politics—and not in a way that feels escapist or fun.

On May 12, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

india amarteifio (left) and corey mylchreest (right) in queen charlotte

Did a ‘Bridgerton’ prequel actually work?

How Netflix’s ‘Queen Charlotte’ offered a compelling romance in the face of the pitfalls of a prequel.

On May 11, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

succession shiv pregnancy father

Stop speculating about Shiv’s baby daddy on ‘Succession’

Do we seriously think there will be a surprise twist around the paternity of Shiv’s child? It’s not that kind of show.

On May 9, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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