Movies

The American Actor May Be in Decline. Jake Gyllenhaal Is Most Certainly Not.
July 23, 2015

Gyllenhaal delivers another exceptional performance in ‘Southpaw’.

How “Back to the Future” Helped Make Me a Feminist
July 06, 2015

30 years after its release, a look at Back to the Future’s messages.

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.

A Coming-of-Age Film That Never Shows the Hero Come of Age
June 12, 2015

Even Jon Snow can't save "Testament of Youth."

A Makeover Story: Homicidal Sexbot Edition
May 19, 2015

What Ex Machina tells us about cyber sex appeal.  

The Time Anna Kendrick Said I Smelled Like an Old Cinnamon Cupcake
May 14, 2015

"The meanest, to me, was Beca. She was pretty rough and tough."

Hollywood Is Finally Making Way for the Female Loser
May 08, 2015

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

What 'Felix and Meira' Gets Right About Leaving Hasidic Life
April 20, 2015

Feliz and Meira, a new movie about a love affair in the cloistered world of Hasidic Jews, shows how hard it is to choose freedom.

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

Even Helen Mirren loves this franchise.

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