• Advocates Call For Boycott of Zoolander 2

    The release of the trailer for the upcoming move, Zoolander 2, has prompted a call for its boycott by some LGBTQ advocates. Zoolander 2, set to premier on February 12, 2016, is a follow-up to Ben Stiller’s original hit Zoolander, released in 2001. Like the original, the movie stars...
  • Spotlight Review

    One of the great triumphs of Spotlight is how it manages to sidestep histrionics and grandstanding. Instead, Tom McCarthy gives us a muted, methodical, deeply human, perspective on how the Boston Globe uncovered the Catholic sex abuse scandal of the early 2000’s. At the same time, Spotlight manages to...
  • Bone Tomahawk and the Essential Evil of the Horror Western

    I really wanted to love Bone Tomahawk, but this (very good) article on The Burrowers and revisionist westerns totally nails the glaring problem with it: namely, Bone Tomahawk is a movie that seems to go out of its way to point out how it’s not being racist… but it’s...
  • Spectre Review

    Whether or not Spectre proves to be the final chapter of Daniel Craig’s run, his fourth film in the franchise serves as a pointed reminder that they were made concurrent with the rise of the current wave of superhero films as it draws on much of the structure and...
  • Japanese Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Shows New Footage

    Dog bless Japan and their entertainment industry. For those Star Wars faithful who thought we’d seen the last footage from an airtight film franchise, think again. The Japanese trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is out and it’s a doozy.   As evidenced above, we’re going to get...
  • Deadpool Is Pansexual, And I Want That Quoted

    Two days ago, in an interview with Collider, Tim Miller and Ryan Reynolds, the director and star of next year’s Deadpool movie, confirmed what Deadpool fans have known for years: Collider: Can you talk about the tantalizing fireside photo that you guys put out. Does this mean it will...
  • Star Wars Episode VII Posters Awaken Enthusiasm of Fans

    Geeks, nerds, and enthusiasts of all ages, in galaxies near and far, far away, prepare yourselves for the mounting excitement. As you are likely aware, Star Wars Episode VII – The Force Awakens will be blasting into theaters on December 18, 2015. The trailer, complete with desolate sand dunes,...
  • Cult Movie Review: Jackie Brown

    Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown is not just my favorite Tarantino film, it’s also one of my favorite films.  Seriously.  I love every fucking frame of this movie. Jackie Brown is also the first and last time Tarantino adapted a book to film– it’s based off Elmore Leonard’s Rum Punch....
  • Universal Horror: Queer Identities in the Classic Monsters

    This October marked the 80th Halloween season that Bride of Frankenstein has been a part of our collective spooky consciousness, and the 79th for companion picture Dracula’s Daughter. While it’s staggering to think how close these classic films are getting to their centennial, I don’t think it’s time yet...