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'Doctor Sleep' Doesn't Quite Capture The Magic of 'The Shining'

This sequel isn't as good as Kubrick's classic, but it's made with love.

'The Lighthouse' is an Amazing Descent into Madness

Robert Eggers, director of The Witch, returns with another oppressive thriller. 

We Don't Need an All—Girls Marvel Movie

Marvel should develop its female characters organically, rather than carelessly throwing them into a movie together.

'The King': A Peculiar Adaptation of A Shakespeare Classic

Despite Timothée Chalamet's fame, this film can't quite escape the shadow of its own source material.

The Art of the Movie Trailer

Are movies getting worse or are trailers getting better?

'Gemini Man' is A Rare Misstep For Ang Lee

Not even Will Smith can make this movie good.

'Joker' Collapses Under Its Own Weight

Lacking subtlety or a clear message, the controversial movie falls flat.

The Evolution of Robert Pattinson

Why he's more than just that vampire from 'Twilight.'

'Judy': Too Sentimental, But It Still Sticks the Landing

Judy Garland, brought to the screen once more by a masterful Renée Zellweger. 

A Post–Emmys Recap: Nothing New

Even if some aspects of the Emmys were surprising, the show was still, ultimately, predictable.

Give 'Fleabag' the Emmys it Deserves

'Fleabag' brings a refreshing take to a stale character archetype. 

'The Goldfinch': Is It Really That Bad?

'The Goldfinch' made headlines for being a disaster, but it's still a serviceable adaptation of a complicated book.

Hollywood's LGBTQ Problem: Poor Representation and One–Dimensional Portrayals

How Hollywood exploits the LGBT community, and how it should change. 

The Timothée Chalamet Phenomenon

Why is the world so obsessed with this young actor, and is that a good thing?

Cashing In On Spider–Man: A Battle Between Marvel and Sony

The fate of Spidey within Marvel's Cinematic Universe is uncertain. How have we gotten here?

'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood' and Tarantino's Violence Against Women

Tarantino's latest film not only treats women poorly, it delights in violence against them.

'Wet Hot American Summer': The Peak of Camp

Be sure to watch this cult classic as a last hurrah for summer.

The Polanski Problem

Last year, Roman Polanski was cast out of the Academy. This year, he's fighting back.

'In the Heights' and the Movie Musical

Movie musicals have received mixed reviews lately—will Lin–Manuel Miranda's latest film adaptation run into the same issues?

The Fate of the Never–Ending Sitcom

How long can our favorite comedies go on?  
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