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.

1999 Movie-versaries: Notting Hill

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...

‘What/If’ Review: A Trashterpiece and a Fun, New Chapter for Streaming

Living through a Golden Age of Television is a good thing. There is an overwhelming amount of great stories being told right now, and...

‘The Souvenir’ Review: A Cinematic Memoir That Feels Special

It takes a while to figure out why watching The Souvenir feels so uncomfortable. The movie is somewhat slow, taking its time to set...

Rafiki Review: Colorful, Hopeful, and Important

Context is key when talking about Rafiki. On the surface, the film is a relatively standard queer coming of age story following two young...

Tribeca Review: The Weekend

Romantic comedies are often built on a faulty logic, and it's up to the filmmaker and writer to convince the audience that the story...

In Fabric Review: A Great Movie and a Terrible Sequel Awkwardly Sewn Together

In Fabric's opening credits sequence is one hell of a mood setter. As terrifically creepy music from Cavern of Anti-Matter blasts through the speakers...

Tribeca Film Festival Announces 2019 Juries — Here’s Why They Matter

The Tribeca Film Festival announced the 2019 jury members who will select their winners in the Film and Immersive competition series. There are some...

‘Special’ Review: A Sweet (and Easy!) Netflix Binge

With a title like Special, celebrating just how unique Ryan O'Connell's new Netflix series is feels a bit on the nose. But it's honestly...

Her Smell Review: A Punk Rock Masterpiece

Alex Ross Perry is a poorly kept secret in the NY-indie film scene, with a handful of respected films that boast passionate pockets of...

Fosse/Verdon Series Premiere Review: Compelling, But That Bar Is So High

Adapting Bob Fosse's life to the screen is a tall order. After all, the man already did it himself. All That Jazz is commonly...

An Ode to the 10 Best Songs from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

To be honest, it has yet to set in that Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is ending this week. For four years, Rachel Bloom and her incredible...

Killing Eve Season 2 Premiere Review: The Quirkiest Spy Thriller Is Back!

One of 2018's most interesting pop culture phenomenons was the way that TV audiences around the world slowly, and passionately, fell in love with...

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