The movie theater was once a kind of lay church, with festivals like TIFF serving as annual religious holidays — until new houses of worship opened online.
If the most financially and critically successful artists don’t feel successful, maybe there’s something wrong with how we think about success.
The classic rock star wanted to stick it to The Man, and did so bender by selfish bender. The new rock star knows you can’t do it alone.
Should white critics cover black culture? Only if they’re able to own their whiteness.
Hot Girl Summer has women subverting a feminine archetype, but only if they can embody it first.
Media and entertainment grounded in empathy are a critical part of a saner culture — and we can all help by actively producing, seeking, and supporting it.
With ‘Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood,’ Quentin Tarantino slakes his thirst for nostalgia while he plays god with another piece of history.
On the return of ‘Veronica Mars’ and the power of the solitary woman.
When men devalue the labor of women like Andrea Arnold and overvalue the work of even problematic men, it’s a triple whammy that diminishes the individual woman, women in general, and the overall quality of culture.
Vomit culture keeps repeating on us because who doesn’t enjoy a good puke.