Tobe Hooper’s blood-soaked social commentary on Nixon era America feels like it was written about America today.
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The cyberpunk genre made Japan the face of a technologically advanced and bleakly capitalist future. But why?
Frank Herbert’s Dune finally got the movie adaptation it deserved in 2021. But the mind-meltingly complex lore has left many outworlders stranded on Arrakis.
1984 was a landmark year. Sure, it’s not quite what George Orwell wrote about back in 1949 (that, arguably, applies to today’s times), but a lot of things happened that year, too. Prince’s Purple Rain ruled the airwaves, HIV was identified (after years of the government dragging its heels), Tetris gave gamers its first block, […]
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The Barbie movies of the early 2000s were a cultural institution and you can’t tell me otherwise.
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One of the most underrated sitcoms of the 90s, The Nanny is now available on HBO Max and deserves to be binge-watched.
Studio Ghibli blends whimsy and relatability to create some of the most distinctive and memorable characters ever made.
Feminism has a long and complicated history. Explore it in these documentaries.
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Arcane is a story about people trying and failing to do good and, in the process, doing evil.
An interview with the writer/director/producer behind the hilarious and totally relatable new digital series, Car Therapy.