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Julia Polster


Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara Are More Than Just Their 'Schitt's Creek' Roles

The two's acting careers are not only notable but prolific—and if you didn't notice, you're missing out. 

'Sabrina’ Proves That Romance is Timeless

The familiar story stands the test of time in any iteration, but there's value in how these adaptations vary. 

Julia Louis–Dreyfus and the Greatest Acceptance Speech in Human History

Julia Louis–Dreyfus is a very talented comedic actress—and her genius translates into amazing speeches.

One Year Ago I Stopped Binge–Watching Television

Here’s where I am now.

No Animated Film Can Compare to ‘The Prince of Egypt’

Those Were The Days | The movie masterfully portrays complex emotions and history in ways even children can appreciate.

Ellie Hoffman and Catherine de Luna are Having an Episode

What started as a quarantine hobby is now turning into a segue into the "real world."

Watching ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ Today and Taking the Good with the Bad

Those Were The Days丨Being a feminist makes it hard to get through older television shows, but doesn’t make great comedy writing any less timeless.

A Very Unusual Macy’s Parade for a Very Unusual Thanksgiving

The Macy's Parade is going to be a lot different this year—but there's still a lot to be thankful for.

Vintage Murder Mystery Comedies are Few, but Funny

Those Were The Days│A review of the two films that comprise my favorite genre, vintage murder mystery comedies.

‘Star Trek,’ Syncopes, and the Hypothetical Fall of America

Season three of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ emphasizes a warning that has been present in the franchise for over fifty years.

The Exterminating Angel: The Creepiest Horror Movie You’ve Never Seen

Those Were The Days | 60 years late, this film is still thrilling—and eerily similar the reality of 2020.

Three Great Serious Movies for Comedy Fans

The past 25 years have allowed for retrospection on the complicated lives of famous figures of the 1970s' comedy explosion.

Amber Ruffin Is Bringing The Best Elements Of Television’s Past Into The 21st Century

'The Amber Ruffin Show' combines old–school charm with new–school ideas.

To Fans Boycotting 'Star Trek: Lower Decks:' The Haters Will Be the Biggest Fans

The animated show from the brains behind 'Rick and Morty' is everything fans of the franchise have asked for, but they won't give it a fair chance.

How Conan O’Brien Was My Friend When I Needed One The Most

Here's how a podcast helped me get through the difficult college application process.

While the Opera Houses Are Closed, Watch 'Moonstruck'

Those Were The Days|'Moonstruck' is a beautiful work of art to look back at in a time where art is less accessible.

What I Learned From Watching 'Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish)' Three Times in Two Days

How a perceived flaw in the film hid an emotional reality of our time.

Revising the Legacy of 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' 50 years later

Those Were The Days | The 'Mary Tyler Moore' show is a relic of the despondent '70s. Here's why it still matters.

An Open Letter to 'Saturday Night Live': Don't Joke About the Debate

Because it's just not funny anymore.
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