BoJack Horseman: 6 things to watch for in Season 5
By Hermes • September 14, 2018
Will BoJack change for the better? What will happen to Diane and Mr. Peanutbutter? Hermes offers his predictions for the show’s fifth season.
Even in 2018, Hollywood protagonists skew white, male
By Aristophanes • September 3, 2018
An American Unionist analysis of the 20 highest-grossing films of 2018 found white, male main characters were vastly over-represented.
Sorting the heroes and villains of A Song of Ice and Fire
By Aristophanes • August 24, 2018
The series has many morally ambiguous characters, but some are clearly more villainous than others.
Incredibles sequel lauds self-determination
By Aristophanes • June 17, 2018
Finally, a superhero film with a compelling worldview.
Solo is a solid side-story
By Aristophanes • June 2, 2018
The new Star Wars spinoff is exactly what it needs to be.
Does Deadpool 2 contradict its own message?
By Aristophanes • May 23, 2018
The answer depends on how you look at it.
Rogue One is actually pretty good
By Aristophanes • March 25, 2018
This is what modern Star Wars is meant to be.
Every Star Wars film, ranked
By Aristophanes • December 28, 2017
With The Last Jedi now in theaters, we took a look back at saga history — and how it compares to the new films.
Parks and Recreation’s greatest scene
By Aristophanes • December 10, 2017
What can a goofy NBC comedy tell us about the benefits of amiable insincerity?
1950s Hercules falls far from the tree
By Hermes • November 25, 2017
The muscleman-era film is hardly a faithful adaptation of the original Greco-Roman myth.
Ben-Hur: Different worlds intertwined
By Hermes • November 1, 2017
The classic film symbolizes the tension, and ultimate unification, of Roman and Jewish life.
Don’t reward ‘Rick and Morty’ fans for Szechuan antics
By Hermes • October 10, 2017
Szechuan Saturday is a day that will live in infamy.
Blade Runner 2049’s style bucks blockbuster trend
By Aristophanes • October 9, 2017
Rarely, if ever, do we see a big-budget film so intelligently composed.
Rick and Morty: Ranking Season 3
By Hermes and Aristophanes • October 7, 2017
Hermes and Aristophanes review the show’s third season.
BoJack Horseman explores mental illness in a way never seen on TV
By Hermes • October 6, 2017
Hermes reviews BoJack Horseman Season 4, exploring the series’ take on mental illness.
Blade Runner: Expression through restraint
By Aristophanes • October 4, 2017
The long-awaited Blade Runner sequel is upon us. Here’s another look at the original’s iconic style.
Rick and Morty: POTUS vs. Rick
By Aristophanes and Hermes • October 2, 2017
Aristophanes and Hermes discuss S3E10: “The Rickchurian Mortydate.”
Rick and Morty: Beth scares us all
By Aristophanes and Hermes • September 27, 2017
Aristophanes and Hermes discuss S3E9: “The ABCs of Beth.”
Life of Pi: A film to make you believe in God
By Aristophanes • September 24, 2017
In Life of Pi, a boy travels across the sea as the viewer embarks on a spiritual odyssey.
The Graduate: How music sets a tone
By Aristophanes • September 23, 2017
The film’s soundtrack is subtle and rich, brimming with life but speaking of death.