Editorial

Aidan Gallagher

Why Umbrella Academy Season 2’s Shorter Episodes Made the Show Better

Most critics agree that The Umbrella Academy Season 2 is an improvement over the Netflix show’s first season. Not to…
AMC Theaters

Why the AMC-Universal Deal Is Bad for Filmmakers

During a director’s roundtable last year, The Farewell director Lulu Wang revealed that she had been offered more money for…
Aidan Gallagher

Why Umbrella Academy Made Me Feel Better About Our Own Apocalypse

[Editor’s note: The following article contains spoilers for The Umbrella Academy Season 1.] In the Year of Our Lord 2020, we…
Avatar

Why Avatar: The Last Airbender Is One of Netflix’s Most Popular Shows

With most of us still under lockdown, with no new blockbusters and many TV shows getting delayed, streaming has been…
Batman Begins

Christopher Nolan Movies Ranked from Worst to Best

The rise of Christopher Nolan as a filmmaker has been a fascinating one. The guy is, undoubtedly, one of a…
Editorial

Palm Springs Ending Explained: Why Existence Is Better with a Buddy

[Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers for Palm Springs.] For the past couple of months now, you’ve had people like me telling you…
Editorial

Gone with the Wind: A Black Woman Reckons with the Book’s Problems

During quarantine, I kicked off my sheltering in place by watching the critically acclaimed Netflix original docuseries Tiger King. I…
Apollo 13

Why Apollo 13 Is Competency Porn

Apollo 13 turned 25 this week, and it remains a movie I can watch anytime. It’s not because I’m incredibly…
AMC

Why No One Should Go to the Movies When Theaters Reopen

In the past several weeks, the three main theater chains—AMC, Regal, and Cinemark—have announced their plans for reopening next month,…
Editorial

Why Retro Gaming Needs a Revolution

Last week, Sony revealed its PlayStation 5 console. Both Sony and Microsoft are set to release their new consoles later…
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