Every Spider-Man movie, ranked

By Aristophanes  •  July 23, 2019

How does Far From Home compare to the Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield Spider-Man films?

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Every Toy Story movie, ranked

By Aristophanes  •  June 23, 2019

With the release of Toy Story 4, Aristophanes takes a look back on the monumental series.


BoJack Horseman: 6 things to watch for in Season 5

By Hermes  •  September 14, 2018

Will BoJack change for the better? What will happen to Diane and Mr. Peanutbutter? Hermes offers his predictions for the show’s fifth season.

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Even in 2018, Hollywood protagonists skew white, male

By Aristophanes  •  September 3, 2018

An American Unionist analysis of the 20 highest-grossing films of 2018 found white, male main characters were vastly over-represented.

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Sorting the heroes and villains of A Song of Ice and Fire

By Aristophanes  •  August 24, 2018

The series has many morally ambiguous characters, but some are clearly more villainous than others.

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Incredibles sequel lauds self-determination

By Aristophanes  •  June 17, 2018

Finally, a superhero film with a compelling worldview.

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Solo is a solid side-story

By Aristophanes  •  June 2, 2018

The new Star Wars spinoff is exactly what it needs to be.

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Does Deadpool 2 contradict its own message?

By Aristophanes  •  May 23, 2018

The answer depends on how you look at it.

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Rogue One is actually pretty good

By Aristophanes  •  March 25, 2018

This is what modern Star Wars is meant to be.

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Every Star Wars film, ranked

By Aristophanes  •  December 28, 2017

With The Last Jedi now in theaters, we took a look back at saga history — and how it compares to the new films.

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Parks and Recreation’s greatest scene

By Aristophanes  •  December 10, 2017

What can a goofy NBC comedy tell us about the benefits of amiable insincerity?

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1950s Hercules falls far from the tree

By Hermes  •  November 25, 2017

The muscleman-era film is hardly a faithful adaptation of the original Greco-Roman myth.

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Ben-Hur: Different worlds intertwined

By Hermes  •  November 1, 2017

The classic film symbolizes the tension, and ultimate unification, of Roman and Jewish life.

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Don’t reward ‘Rick and Morty’ fans for Szechuan antics

By Hermes  •  October 10, 2017

Szechuan Saturday is a day that will live in infamy.

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Blade Runner 2049’s style bucks blockbuster trend

By Aristophanes  •  October 9, 2017 

Rarely, if ever, do we see a big-budget film so intelligently composed.

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Rick and Morty: Ranking Season 3

By Hermes and Aristophanes  •  October 7, 2017 

Hermes and Aristophanes review the show’s third season.

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BoJack Horseman explores mental illness in a way never seen on TV

By Hermes  •  October 6, 2017 

Hermes reviews BoJack Horseman Season 4, exploring the series’ take on mental illness.

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Blade Runner: Expression through restraint

By Aristophanes  •  October 4, 2017

The long-awaited Blade Runner sequel is upon us. Here’s another look at the original’s iconic style.

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Rick and Morty: POTUS vs. Rick

By Aristophanes and Hermes  •  October 2, 2017

Aristophanes and Hermes discuss S3E10: “The Rickchurian Mortydate.”

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Rick and Morty: Beth scares us all

By Aristophanes and Hermes  •  September 27, 2017

Aristophanes and Hermes discuss S3E9: “The ABCs of Beth.”