After a few years of relative quietude from the highbrows, becalmed by the pandemic’s rocky release schedule, the elitist film critics began speaking up again last summer. They have a lot to say about movie quality.

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The Walt Disney Company‘s long road to becoming one of the most powerful, celebrated, and litigious entertainment companies on Earth actually began, not with a mouse, but with a rabbit. Inspired by the personality of silent film luminary Douglas Fairbanks…

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The dread of the bomb and more. Oppenheimer was quite…explosive.

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We’re all good and equal now, right? Natalie explains why Greta Gerwig’s Barbie is THE movie for millennial women.

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Editor’s note: this article was written before the wide release ofOppenheimer. “Stunned & Emotionally Recovering” “Perfect” “Fearsome” “Impeccable” “Spectacular” These accolades for Oppenheimer, Christopher Nolan’s latest and perhaps most highly anticipated film, are just a few of the quotes from…

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It’s been quite a couple of months for labor and for Hollywood (both independently and together). We don’t have any WGA or SAG-AFTRA members on staff here (at least not yet—if you are and you want something to do during…

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Are the droids of the Star Wars universe sentient? As the world’s most popular space fantasy franchise podraces toward its fiftieth birthday, the question is only getting muddier. The ineffable reality that there is something about humans which makes us…

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When it comes to the sub-genre of “faith-based film” (defined here as movies made by Christians for the church and/or with evangelistic intent), filmmakers often find themselves on two ends of a spectrum. The more common tendency is for these…

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I recently stumbled upon yet another one of those YouTube videos I love so much where an expert dissects and explains scenes from movies that represent their expertise. “Expert reacts” videos are always interesting to me because they are revealing…

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Look at the world through Jesse’s eyes.

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