Sarah Silverman’s “I Love You, America” Got Canceled and I Am Sad
The Hulu show was like a tender, sympathetic antidote to the fast fury of Fox News.
Our Picks for Oscar Host 2019
Eat your heart out, Academy.
Deleting the Male Gaze: Isa Mazzei Gives Horror an Upgrade in “Cam”
A former camgirl flipped the script in writing and co-creating a new horror flick inspired by her own experiences, available now on Netflix.
Happy Holidays! “Home Alone” Criminalized the Working Class and Killed the Home Invasion Genre
A long overdue re-examination of the overt sociopolitical themes and genre revisionism of Chris Columbus’s classic vigilante thriller.
The Best Wholesome Cultural Moments of 2018
Ten of the most undeniably positive—and surprisingly palatable—moments music, film, and the world of memes had to offer.
The Best TV of 2018
Ten shows worth making the time for.
The Best Films of 2018
Ten movies we think are wild and weird and worthwhile.
Children of Women: Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira’s Trip to “Roma”
Alfonso Cuarón’s follow-up to “Gravity” is Netflix’s first big play for Best Picture. Its star had never acted before.
D’Arcy Carden Will Tickle Your Funny Bone
The actress best-known as a bubbly tour guide in heaven is learning a lot from playing non-human.
Announcing FLOOD 9, featuring Paul Dano, Wu-Tang Clan, M.I.A., and Tenacious D
Our biggest print edition yet features four cover stories across two collectible versions, as well as stories on John Carpenter, Spiritualized, Dawoud Bey, boygenius, Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma, and much more.
Mandy Is Metal
If you squint, Panos Cosmatos’s latest psychedelic feature is actually a lonesome martyr’s fantasy to save heavy metal from the Reagan administration’s threatening anti-pornography policies.
Paul Dano and the Importance of Being Earnest
Our FLOOD 9 cover story on the offbeat (and oft-beat) actor and first-time director.
Colluding with Rob Rogers and Tenacious D’s Jack Black and Kyle Gass
Our FLOOD 9 cover conversation between ex–Pittsburgh Post-Gazette political cartoonist and an irreverent rock duo.
Deerhoof’s Ed Rodriguez Is a Very Easy Scare
The experimental rock vets put their spin on two creepy classics from “The Shining”’s soundtrack—and Rodriguez, who took the helm on the project, might have been the most spooked out of everyone involved.
Soul Skaters: The Young Stars of “mid90s”
The five leads of Jonah Hill’s new film are, for the most part, skateboarders first and actors second. But being a skater doesn’t mean just one thing anymore.
Haddonfield, Revisited: John Carpenter’s Walk Back to “Halloween,” Forty Years Later
What many consider the scariest movie ever made started as a casual idea tossed out to a young filmmaker who understood the terror inherent within our own homes. That filmmaker also knew how to play the synthesizer.
In Conversation: Bing Liu’s Skate Doc “Minding the Gap” Is About a Lot More Than Skating
The first-time filmmaker on becoming a documentarian-of-all-trades—and trying not to miss anything.
365 Crazy Nights: Wrapping Up #YearOfSandler with Eloy Lugo
Talking Sand™ with the comedian’s most devoted fan, who most recently pledged his allegiance by watching a Sandler movie every day for a year.