“Skull Island” injects personality intro franchise filmmaking
A review of The Hunger Games: Mockingbird: Part II. And some Rube Goldberg machines.
A look at The Magicians and A Series of Unfortunate Events
A look back at some of the movies that stood out in 2016
No, I’m not going to be boycotting Netflix over their new series, Dear White People. And neither should anyone else.
My relationship with Joss Whedon is complicated.
Carrie Fisher was so much more than Princess Leia.
Five lesser-known gems to give you the creeps this Halloween
3 Operating Thetans out of 5 Operating Thetans.
Two of the three B’s.
Summer 2016 was a bust for Hollywood blockbusters. What can Hollywood learn from the Japanese and Our Little Sister. Can Americans listen?
A part biopic, part spy thriller, and mostly true story from Poland during the Bad Old Days of the Cold War.
Kazzy thinks way too hard about MTV’s “The Challenge” finale.
A personal essay on the King of the Monsters.
A very brief movie review.
“The Conjuring 2” is a rare horror sequel that delivers.
Two movies — one significantly weightier than the other.
We could have asked the bartender to change the channel.
But we didn’t.
The transformational discussion about race that wasn’t.
A good time at the movies, “Civil War” doesn’t take enough risks to be a great one.
“I’m from Hell’s Kitchen!” says Daredevil. “Have I mentioned that about myself?”
“Only about 50,000 times,” says Elektra.
Suspense abounds in punk band vs. neo-Nazi drama
Season 3, Episode 19: Grey 17 Is Missing
Which Game of Thrones characters and/or kingdom could we make not-white?
“The Jungle Book” is a wild ride — filmmakers breathe new life into Disney classic.
While understanding the American reaction to Ghost in the Shell casting, Nob thinks it could serve to reinforce a different, emerging conception of Japanese identity.
Season 3, Episode 18: “Walkabout”
Season 3, Episode 17: “World Without End, Part II” (plus a short recap of the story thus far!)
What I am watching: mostly spoiler-free, certainly spoiler-light
Where I don’t review Batman vs. Superman but critique the mindset of trolling fan boys.
Kimmie reviews The Tribe… a bleak Ukranian film without verbal dialog set in a school for the deaf.
Once upon a time, we tuned in to Josiah Bartlet. Today, we binge-watch Francis Underwood. What does that say about us?
There are nominees for Best Director (and for Best Supporting Roles, I guess)
A recent film with unsimulated sex and simulated depth.