Amy Schumer's Old-Fashioned Family Values
July 16, 2015

People who go into Trainwreck looking for a subversive truth-teller or feminist role model will be disappointed. Their loss.

Stop Making Superhero Movies Just for Grown-Ups
July 16, 2015

'Batman v Superman' and 'Suicide Squad' are everything that's wrong with the genre today.

What Does It Mean to Sound Gay?

The stereotypical "gay voice" has a complicated history.

Can a Rich White Guy Be an Everyman?
July 09, 2015

The insidious class politics of “Self/Less.”

Disney, Do It for My Daughter: Make a Film Starring Gay Characters
July 08, 2015

Lighting the Cinderella Castle in the LGBT rainbow is a nice gesture, but not enough.

Rihanna Is No Pam Grier
July 07, 2015

"BBHMM" puts a materialistic spin on a social-justice blaxploitation classic.

The Story of the Only Irishman Ever Deported From Ireland
July 03, 2015

A review of acclaimed director Ken Loach's latest movie, Jimmy's Hall.

‘Magic Mike XXL’ Wants to Know: Do You Like That, Ladies?
July 01, 2015

It’s the movie that the Magic Mike marketing campaign prepared us for three years ago—a glorious fantasia of glistening abdomens and gyrating crotches. 

Goodfellas' Narrow, Simplistic View of Masculinity
June 15, 2015

Martin Scorsese's film shows the ugly, stupid consequences of manliness, but has nothing to offer in its place.