Matt Taylor

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Matt Taylor is the TV editor at The Pop Break, along with being one of the site's awards show experts. When he's not at the nearest movie theater, he can be found bingeing the latest Netflix series, listening to synth pop, or updating his Oscar predictions. A Rutgers grad, he also works in academic publishing. Follow him on Twitter @MattNotMatthew1.

TIFF Review: ‘How to Build a Girl’ is an Endearing But Clumsy Teen Comedy

How to Build a Girl is so endearing that it's hard to complain about. This is a movie with nothing but the best intentions,...

TIFF Review: ‘Parasite’ — Trust Us … You Want to See this Movie

To talk about Parasite to those who haven't seen it is tricky. This is the sort of film you want to immediately talk about...

TIFF Review: Saint Maud: A Religious Horror Movie That Sneaks Up on You

One of the first things we see, or more accurately, hear Maud do is pray. These prayers play a rather large role in Saint...

TIFF Review: Jojo Rabbit is a Movie Plagued by Bad Choices

It's hard not to like Taika Waititi. Even before directing the generally appreciated Thor: Ragnarok, his brand of indie humor was something of a...

‘Ready or Not’ Review: A Darkly Funny Crowdpleaser

During a moment of anger, the main character in Ready or Not screams, "fucking rich people!" It's a line that, as delivered by Samara...

The 2019 Emmy Nominations: Some Quick Reactions

The Emmys are a funny, frustrating award show for a number of reasons, one being that it often focuses on shows a full year...

1999 Movie-versaries: American Pie

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...

Stranger Things Season 3 Episode 6: ‘E Pluribus Unum’ Keeps Things Scary, Even with a Bad Subplot

Stranger Things 3 is, if anything, the series' darkest season to date. It's gory, gross, and there are fairly dark themes about conformity and...

Stranger Things Season 3 Episode 1, ‘Suzie, Do You Copy?’ Reminds Us What We Love About the Show

It's easy to forget that Stranger Things was something of a surprise hit when it first premiered in 2016. The show has become a...

‘Euphoria’ Review: A Teen Soap For the End Times

Euphoria opens with a POV shot of a baby being born, announcing to audiences that yes, it is that kind of show. That baby is...

‘Ma’ Review: A Fun B-Movie That Should Stick to Its Guns More Often

There's a reason that Ma has inspired so many memes, at least in certain corners of Film Twitter. It feels as if it's been...

Big Little Lies Season 2 Premiere Review: ‘What Have They Done’ is a Vote of Confidence for Viewers

Big Little Lies was a television phenomenon in a way that felt decidedly modern and all too rare. Audiences tuned in to the premiere...

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