May 13, 2015
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
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'
Why black ambition is never a bad thing.
Fembots Have Feelings Too
Ex Machina is a brilliant critique of the ways we exploit female care.
May 10, 2015
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
Dads get war stories. Moms get books about house work and babies.
The National Front's defense of 'Charlie Hebdo' should make the mag's progressive American defenders wary.
May 09, 2015
As a new film starring James Franco shows, it's not easy. But other examples show it's possible.
May 08, 2015
You probably know a grown-ass woman fiasco in real life. So why isn't she on-screen?
The French satirical magazine refuses to evolve, using a stale artistic strategy from the 1960s.