With 232 pages and an expanded 12″ by 12″ format, our biggest print issue yet celebrates the people, places, music, and art of our hometown, including cover features on David Lynch, Nipsey Hussle, Syd, and Phoebe Bridgers’ Saddest Factory Records, plus Brian Wilson, Cuco, Ty Segall, Lord Huron, Remi Wolf, The Doors, the art of RISK, Taz, Estevan Oriol, Kii Arens, and Edward Colver, and so much more.
Alex G, God Save the Animals
Alex Giannascoli’s latest has a density to its proceedings that his previous albums lack—all while maintaining the quirk and intimacy of the bedsit recording proposition of his project’s origin.
The Mars Volta, The Mars Volta
This self-titled record takes The Mars Volta in the most unexpected of directions as it firmly shakes off any preconceptions of what this band is or ever was.
The Wonder Years, The Hum Goes on Forever
The Philly punk six-piece work through the pandemic era’s toughest battles on what could go down as their masterpiece.
In this 2007 dramedy, even the low-hanging fruit goes unharvested.
10 years on, the wish-fulfillment-fantasy rom-com is still a pleasant watch, though it may be a bit darker than you remember.
Revisiting the not-entirely-un-Everything-Everywhere-All-at-Once–like dramedy 20 years on.
Looking past its overly complicated plot, the third installment to Sam Raimi’s trilogy instigated the modern epidemic of Too Much Spidey.
Revisiting Jonathan Kasdan’s occasionally funny but entirely predictable directorial debut 15 years on.
Part vaudeville, part clubhouse, Dynasty Typewriter is the coolest spot in alternative comedy. But with global ambitions, its founders are just getting started.
Looking back on one comedy from the ’80s-remake boom that’s aged like milk 10 years on.
There’s no mystery, no pathos, no heart, and no humor in this 2002 fanfic-like vampire tale—though you might like watching it drunk with your friends.
Buried in a year particularly full of other wedding-set romantic comedies, “Date” remains a charming outlier—not to mention a vestige of peak quirk.
“War Horse”? More like “Why Horse”!
At 15, the 007 origin story holds up as the best Daniel Craig Bond movie, as well as one of the high points of mid-’00s action flicks.
On its 15th anniversary, we revisit Sofia Coppola’s tale of decadence that favors vibes over morals and parable.
They’re doing you dirty, Diana.
It’s no “Josie and the Pussycats,” but the oft-quoted Ben Stiller film sure gave us a laugh when we needed one.
The NY-based collective’s new album officially drops tomorrow.
On its 10th anniversary, we revisit the junior-varsity bro comedy that was almost certainly inspired by an actual gruesome crime.
Revisiting the 2011 rom-com that’s little more than what the title suggests.
On its 25th anniversary, it’s time to revisit the Disney movie as the dark, twisted, weird-as-fuck animated musical for kids that it is.
Revisiting the 1999 himbo adventure classic about white people fucking around with ancient artifacts, which rocks.
Looking back on the tired horror-satire 10 years on, and exploring how it anticipates a post–Wes Craven revival of the series.
Looking back on a (sadly) bygone lit-adaptation teen movie tradition via a staple of the genre that probably couldn’t have been made today.
Reassessing the Sandler arc on his career-defining film’s 25th anniversary.
Revisiting the rom-com 20 years later, J.Lo playing a full-blooded Italian is far from the only detail we can’t get behind.
We come to the third best, cousincest “Godfather” before the day of its 30th anniversary.
Revisiting Joe Wright’s 2005 adaptation—with its too-attractive Elizabeth and .gif-able hand flex—fifteen years later.
A scientific investigation into the cinematic dad rock tune that would not die.
Looking back on fifteen years of Cameron Crowe’s half-baked rom-com and, of course, the “Manic Pixie Dream Girl” trope.
How three monumental events in 2020 have reshaped the race-conscious Disney favorite on its 20th anniversary.
Recently revived by Netflix, we revisit the original 1995 hangout movie for its 25th anniversary.
Revisiting the rom-com—which is problematic for reasons you might not expect—fifteen years later.
Less profound than personal, we revisit Miranda July’s debut feature 15 years later.
Love it or hate it, this “SNL” adaptation is unquestionably unpleasant to watch with your dad.
Re-re-revisiting the comedy classic in the era of quarantine.
The songwriter bridges the gap between character and audience in “Bridesmaids” and Hustlers.”
Noah Baumbach’s prickliest film turns ten.
Guess who’s coming to the foreign exchange program? A DCOM, 20 years later.
Fifteen years later, “Phantom” joins the tradition of bad movies that feel good to hate.
On the tenth anniversary of the actress’ untimely death, her legacy lives on—though not as potently as it should.
Twenty years later, we reconsider the deceit, intrigue, and blame at the center of Anthony Minghella’s film.
These are the Disney Channel Original Movies that need to be seen to be believed.
The romance-fantasy-biopic-drama about J.M. Barrie and the creation of Peter Pan turns fifteen.
Spike Jonze’s melancholy adaptation of Maurice Sendak children’s book turns ten.
The downer fable about unhappy white people turns twenty.
Quentin Tarantino’s Nazi-killing fantasy turns ten today.
How to be a homewrecker in nine songs.
The comedian and “Soft Focus” creator talks sexual harassment in gaming, how to joke about topics like campus rape, and sitting down with John McAfee, who was surrounded by guns.
When it comes to songwriters with Ivy school spirit, Ezra Koenig is in a league of his own.