May 13, 2015

If You Want to See What Revolutionary Workplace Policies Really Look Like, Watch '9 to 5'

It's embarassing to fixate on a film that features a sequence with animated rabbits. It's more emabarassing that it's still relevant. 

The Film Buff’s Tour of New York
8:00 PM

For many if not most New Yorkers, New York is a dream we encounter in the movies before we make it the place we live. 

May 11, 2015

In Defense of 'Uppity-ism'
4:39 PM

Why black ambition is never a bad thing.

Fembots Have Feelings Too
2:46 PM

Ex Machina is a brilliant critique of the ways we exploit female care.

May 10, 2015

The 'Cannibal Cop' Was a Creep, Not a Criminal
6:00 PM

The HBO film 'Thought Crimes' shows what happens when your Internet self comes back to haunt you.

My Mom Worked Tirelessly for Me Throughout My Childhood and All I Got Her Was This Lousy Book
12:00 AM

Dads get war stories. Moms get books about house work and babies.

The Risks of Siding With French Secularism

The National Front's defense of 'Charlie Hebdo' should make the mag's progressive American defenders wary.

May 09, 2015

How to Make a Good Film About Writing
12:00 AM

As a new film starring James Franco shows, it's not easy. But other examples show it's possible.

May 08, 2015

Hollywood Is Finally Making Way for the Female Loser
2:19 PM

You probably know a grown-ass woman fiasco in real life. So why isn't she on-screen?

The Aesthetic Failure of 'Charlie Hebdo'
11:19 AM

The French satirical magazine refuses to evolve, using a stale artistic strategy from the 1960s.