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The Box Contains Everything: Devs, Westworld & Unsettling Determinism in Sci-Fi TV

Residents of the couch may have experienced a nagging sensation of déjà vu in their favorite science-fiction series recently. Two of this season's most-talked-about...

BoJack Horseman Challenged Us to be Better Because its Anti-Hero Never Could

BoJack Horseman is over, and everything is worse now. The titular horse may never hit bottom, but the series finale delivered him to his...

‘Weathering with You’ Review: Not Quite as Strong ‘Your Name.’

Your Name. is a film I continue to hold intensely dear to my heart. Yes, it boasts some virtually flawless synergy in its filmmaking,...

‘Frozen 2’ Review: Likes Cold Loneliness Over Warm Hugs

Credit where it is due: Disney could have assembly-lined Frozen 2 together in 18 months and dropped it not long after the first film's...

Watchmen Episode 4 Review: Another Fascinating Character is Added to Mix

Conspiracies and world building became even more dense and complex amid themes of legacy and inherited traumas in another head-scratching, yet rewarding episode. The Watchmen...

1999 Movie-versaries: Toy Story 2

1999 was a big year for movies. It was the year that The Matrix's slow-motion bullet influenced action movies for years to come. It was the...

‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ Review: If You Loved The First Movie, You’ll Love This One

To call Zombieland: Double Tap "worth the wait" implies there was a wait to be had. Reuben Fleischer's 2009 action/horror/comedy never promised a sequel, but...

‘Undone’ Review: A Must-Watch Masterpiece That Leaves Us Wanting More

Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg have both an attraction and a talent for writing about relationships between broken people, which has been responsible for...

‘Ad Astra’ Review: James Gray’s Awe-Inspiring Spectacle of Billion Dollar Space Therapy

The opening scene of Ad Astra bears the mark of a master as it conveys all its most essential information in the span of...

1999 Movie-versaries: American Beauty

1999 was a big year for movies. It was the year that The Matrix's slow-motion bullet influenced action movies for years to come. It was the...

Green Day, Fall Out Boy, Weezer Announce Hella Mega Tour for Summer 2020

After two days of very cryptic teases and messages and Instagram posts from parties involved, all the fan and reporter hype and speculation paid...

The Mindhunter Season 2 Finale Emphasizes the Real World Cost of a Serial Killer Obsession

At the end of eight episodes and a grueling month of stakeouts across dozens of river access points, Tench, Ford and the Atlanta Police...

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