Film

Why Are Climate Change Docs So Boring? Because It Works.
April 21, 2015

Climate change has all the raw ingredients of our most terrifying post-apocalyptic nightmares. So why are so many climate change films hit or miss?

"You Won’t Find Anything. It’s All Been Destroyed.”
A new documentary on the Khmer Rouge resurrects a lost Cambodia.

Under Pol Pot's reign an entire culture was destroyed—never seen again, until now. 

Why Do We Love Batman But Hate Superman?
"Sure let's cheer on the billionaire as he beats down the poor farm guy who grew up feeling othered."
April 21, 2015

"Sure let's cheer on the billionaire as he beats down the poor farm guy who grew up feeling othered."

All Apologies
A new Kurt Cobain documentary reminds us of what we lost when he died
April 20, 2015

A new Kurt Cobain documentary reminds us of what could have been.

A New Boston Marathon Documentary Tries—And Fails—to Scare Us About The Internet
April 09, 2015

It's baggy and unfocused throughout, unsure of the conflict it sets out to explore.

Even Film Snobs Will Love 'Furious 7'
April 02, 2015

Even Helen Mirren loves this franchise.

Sex Before the Internet Was Scary Enough to Be a Horror Film
March 27, 2015

New flick It Follows strips teens of technology so it can kill them with sex.

C-List Celebrities Won't Help Netanyahu in the Israeli Elections
March 17, 2015

Bibi's American ties are no more helpful in getting out the vote than Chuck Norris’s name is in selling box office tickets.

If You Want to Age Gracefully in the Movies, You'd Better Be British
March 11, 2015

Why British actors like Maggie Smith and Judi Dench never get old.

Hollywood Needs a Black Superhero Fit for the Ferguson Era
February 25, 2015

A black superhero should be more than a black actor in a white superhero's costume.

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