Let’s take a little break from the horror that is American politics, in favor of another type of horror. It’s Halloween, and I’m here to help you find the perfect movie for your next graveyard smash. From John Carpenter’s 1982 THE THING (my all-time favorite) to more recent classics like IT FOLLOWS and THE BABADOOK, […]
If you’re like me, you have zero intention of seeing 13 Hours, Michael Bay’s new right-wing fantasy porn flick. Maybe, like me, you’ve sat through four incomprehensible Transformers movies (owing to a borderline masochistic need to stay up on pop culture) and thought, “The only thing that could possibly make these worse is if they […]
“Rolling Stone” released their list of the Top 50 Sci-Fi Movies of the 1970’s, and some of the top choices have met controversy–but for the wrong reasons, considering how many of them aren’t even science fiction.
Chris Kyle is not what’s wrong with American Sniper, and his character should not be the focus of any argument. Where people should take issue is with the movie, and the way it exploits and victimizes its hero.
Over at the Atlantic, Christopher Orr has been celebrating 30 years of Coen Brothers movies by revisiting one Coen film per day. It’s great. And thorough.