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Bates Motel Recap: ‘The Body’

“He’s not a bad person; he’s not a criminal… he’s crazy.” Jodi Walker writes: Appropriately on National Sibling Day, Dylan continues his streak of plainly (and finally) stating facts about his brother Norman that we’ve all been [...]

New Iron Fist Comic is What The Show Should’ve Been

NOTE: This article contains SPOILERS for Iron Fist #1 & #2 Andrew Dyce writes:  It may have been instantly branded as the worst Marvel show on Netflix, but defenders of Iron Fist came to its defense, reminding everyone that telling a “great [...]

[VIDEO] Movie Review: ‘Going In Style’

Pete Hammond writes: In 1979, George Burns, Art Carney and Lee Strasberg starred as retirees who instead of just waiting to die decide to put some excitement into their lives by robbing a bank. That basic idea has been reimagined for a new era in [...]

In Honor of Roger Ebert

Professor of Film History Reflects on the Film Critic Who Changed His Life. Jeffrey Overstreet writes:  In 1975, Roger Ebert was the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. “We started up an email friendship,” says Todd [...]

Review: Iron Fist

WARNING: MILD SPOILERS AHEAD I tried to like Iron Fist. I really did. I had to because I am a hopeless fanboy of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), which encompasses the big-budget films (Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Guardians of the Galaxy, [...]

Film Review: ‘Ghost in the Shell’

Led by a resolute Scarlett Johansson, Rupert Sanders’ pulse-quickening, formally stunning live-action take on the manga classic both honors and streamlines its source. Guy Lodge writes: In “Ghost in the Shell,” the mind and soul of a [...]

Bates Motel Recap: The Shower!

Season 5, Episode 6 Brian Tallerico writes: Few scenes in the history of film are as iconic as Norman Bates stabbing Janet Leigh to death in the shower. To audiences today, that famous scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho may seem somewhat standard, [...]

Humans Recap: Freedom Denied

Humans Episode 5 Season 1 Episode 5 Angelica Jade Bastién writes: Toward the end of this episode, Hester asks Leo a question with a foregone conclusion: “Has any great change been accomplished, any unjust oppression ever overturned without [...]

Humans Recap: Cheating Death

Proximity Season 2 Episode 4 Angelica Jade Bastién writes: Mia and Niska are mirror opposites of one another. While Niska is icy, reserved, and untrusting, Mia is an open wound of emotion. Mia demonstrates a level of care and empathy for human [...]

Bates Motel Recap: Norma’s Weakness

Most of the action this week goes down in the Bates house, specifically the basement. The morning after trapping his uncle, Norman wakes up to his mother’s voice telling him to stay out of the basement. Bad Blood Season 5, Episode 3 Brian [...]