Film

Jordan Peele Is Making a Horror Movie About "Being a Black Man Today"
October 29, 2014

This video shows just how spooky "Key and Peele" can be.

Bloomberg's New Elite-Education Initiative Has a 'Good Will Hunting' Problem
October 28, 2014

The problem isn't getting geniuses to apply to Ivies. It's making college affordable.

The Edward Snowden Documentary Accidentally Exposes His Lies
October 25, 2014

That was probably not intentional.

Introducing the Woman-Child: Hollywood's Latest Regression
More death of adulthood in American culture
October 23, 2014

More death of adulthood in American culture ...

For $2,500 You Can Now Own Joan Didion’s Sunglasses
October 22, 2014

A Kickstarter campaign is selling all sorts of weird Didion paraphernelia. 

See 'Low Down': John Hawkes Is Our Least Appreciated Master Actor
October 22, 2014

His performance is quiet and subtle—and will blow you away.

How Martin Scorsese Created the Modern Masculine Ideal
October 17, 2014

If masculinity were a product, then Italian-American masculinity—florid, violent, hungry for respect, as thin-skinned as Italian sausage—would be the brand leader, thanks to the movies.

Gone Girl's Feminist Update of the Old-Fashioned Femme Fatale
October 08, 2014

Commentators who charge Gone Girl with sexism or immorality make the mistake of assuming that its message is literal.

You Can't Teach Genius, No Matter What 'Whiplash' Thinks
October 07, 2014

A genius doesn't need to be told to practice, practice, practice. 

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