All the Ugly Sunglasses in “Mission: Impossible 2,” Ranked

*flips hair out of eyes while rock-climbing*

Best Supporting Inanimate Objects 2018

You know who the unsung heroes are? Those inanimate objects who aid actors and directors in their quest to make us feel something.

Things Called “Arm and Hammer,” Ranked

Counting off five Hammers that are just so hyped.

The 2017 FLOOD Holiday Gift Guide

Clock’s a-tickin’, but we’ve got you covered. 

The Best TV of 2017

Ten shows that kept us watching, through binge and cringe.

The Best Films of 2017

Ten movies that defined the year, for better or for worse.

But What Do They Really Do in the Shadows?: A Brief History of Empathy in Vampire Film

Biography, allegory, and satire give voice to a severely misunderstood entity.

The Coppolas, Ranked

Oscars, Schmoscars. We’ve got the real winners of the family right here.

Reconsidering Rear Window Ethics in TV’s First Golden Age

What we can learn about obsession, voyeurism, and coaxploitation from watching Jimmy Stewart watch TV.

All the Band Shirts Worn by the Baby Anarchist in “GLOW,” Ranked

Ready, steady, go.

Non-Negotiable Casting Suggestions for Quentin Tarantino’s Manson Movie

Crank up the Beach Boys, baby: it’s time to figure this thing out.

The Cynicism Cure

A sincere celebration of principled people and the art they produce.

The Culture of Violence Cure (a.k.a. The Super Bowl Cure)

Sober-minded classics for coping with a day of boozy bloodlust.

The Road-to-Ruin Cure

The things that you want are not necessarily the things that are good.

The Inauguration Day Cure

Prescriptions for coping with your very rational fears.

The “Unqualified for the Job” Cure

Now’s probably a good time to celebrate some people who are actually experts in their chosen professions.

The Death Cure: Stayin’ Alive

Because 2017 is definitely trying to kill us.

The “You Can’t Freeze Time” Cure

Serene entertainments to help draw out what little time we have left.

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