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Although it falters in tone and precision, Ridley Scott’s latest is an addictive, over-the-top drama that engages where it counts.

(via MGM/Bron Creative/Scott Free Productions)

In my head, I have a very specific visual definition of “camp.”

Camp is Tim Curry leering at the camera underneath a wig and six layers of lipstick, cocking an eyebrow at you with a waggish, “How ‘bout that?” It’s Josephine Baker undulating across the stage in Paris in the…

Pablo Larraín’s fable may not be classified as horror, but it unfolds that way — under a gorgeous torrent of discomfort.

Kristen Stewart as Diana, Princess of Wales. (via NEON)

About a week before I turned 9, my mom suddenly started watching coverage of Princess Diana’s death like it was her new soap opera of choice. She even set a 3am alarm for the day of her funeral so she could get up and record it on VHS. I was…

The highly anticipated return of HBO’s drama-comedy promises a feast of further family dysfunction.

(via HBO)

This post contains spoilers for both seasons of Succession, available now on HBOMax.

I don’t know about you, but I love watching obscenely rich people make terrible choices that come back to bite them in the ass.

I also love it when show-runners and writers know that good drama has…

David Lowery’s Arthurian tale is as daunting and unsettling as it is enchanting

Dev Patel as Sir Gawain (via YouTube)

As the credits rolled for this film (and I tried to get rid of the sticky remnants of busted Junior Mints under my fingernails), the guy next to me stood up for a minute before whirling around at me and blurting out, “So, was that good to you?”

I’m sort…

Marvel Studios’ WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier delivered the right themes when we needed them most

Nobody pulls off the “quarantine-style staycation” look like Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff. (via YouTube)

If you’re a Marvel fan, chances are good that many of your Fridays this year have been dedicated to your new appointment viewing with Disney+. Phase Four of the MCU initially met us in our living rooms instead of in theaters — thanks COVID, you raggedy jerk — and while…

Disney’s newest live-action film is here to sate your need for a wicked revenge romp — and in heels, no less.

(via TSG Entertainment/Disney)

“I‘m about what goes through people’s minds, the stuff that people don’t want to admit or face up to. The shows are about what’s buried in people’s psyches.”

— Alexander McQueen (1969–2010)

This is why I feel giddy about any film that claims to be fluent in the language of…

Emerald Fennell’s debut feature film is a dark comedy-thriller about women’s rage and the culture that continues to pat it on the head.

Carey Mulligan as Cassandra “Cassie” Thomas. (via YouTube)

FYI: There’s no way for me to properly discuss this film without mentioning spoilers — I’ve consolidated the big ones to two paragraphs towards the bottom, which I’ve bookended. Proceed with caution.

In the final episode of The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Sarah Paulson’s Marcia Clark explains…

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