Black Panther – Review

In the massive, film-ending battle at the climax of Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, Oscar nominee Daniel Kaluuya rides an armor-plated rhinoceros into a melee, but he does so with gravity, purpose, and no degree of self-consciousness. In many ways, the image is emblematic of the balance that Coogler is able to achieve in his film, which is one... Read More | Share it now!

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Every Best Picture: It Happened One Night (1934)

Best Picture: It Happened One Night The Other Nominees: The Barretts of Wimpole Street; Vila Villa!; The Thin Man; Here Comes the Navy; Flirtation Walk; The House of Rothschild; The Gay Divorcee; Cleopatra; One Night of Love; Imitation of Life; The White Parade Heading into 1934, the Academy made a change. It would no longer award Best... Read More | Share it now!

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I, Tonya – Review

Tonya, Tonya, Tonya! Samir:  With the next Winter Olympics looming on the horizon, marketing geniuses have decided it is time to tell us Tonya Harding’s story yet again, in a feature film rather than a documentary.  Over the years, this whole Tonya and Nancy saga has become figure skating’s Rashomon, and we’re here to parse out whose story... Read More | Share it now!

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12 Days of Crap-Mas: Ernest Saves Christmas

Trevor: I’m glad you recommended an Ernest movie for this column (especially one with the words “Saves Christmas” in the title). I had never seen an Ernest movie, and probably never would have, so I’m glad I did, because now I know: I do not like Ernest movies. I found Ernest Saves Christmas unbearable when it wasn’t boring, overly reliant... Read More | Share it now!

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12 Days of Crap-Mas: Jingle All the Way 2

After the rousing success of last year’s 12 Days of Cage-mas, Margaux and I decided to pivot and usher in the holiday season by watching a motley list of movies, some good, some bad, all Christmas-y (and no, dipshits, Die Hard is not on the list). Welcome to the first installment of 12 Days of Crap-Mas, Jingle All the Way... Read More | Share it now!

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