NYFF 2018: New York Film Festival news and movie reviews

New York City is a town of devoted cinephiles, and the New York Film Festival is the most anticipated event on the year’s movie...

The biggest lie we still teach in American history classes

One of my favorite writers, Gore Vidal, once described his country as the United States of Amnesia. “We learn nothing because we remember nothing,”...

Batman’s penis is in a comic book for the first time...

Like the hero it’s attached to, Batman’s penis has traditionally worked undercover. But that changed this week as DC Comics exposed Batman’s Batmember to...

Why movie theaters are trading popcorn and soda for chimichangas and...

Popcorn and movies, movies and popcorn — it’s an eternal pairing. For decades, the two have seemed as inseparable as peanut butter and jelly,...

MoviePass briefly stopped working — because it ran out of money

Update: On Monday, July 30, MoviePass reportedly announced internally that tickets to certain wide-release titles — like upcoming shark blockbuster The Meg — will...

Wuthering Heights is a masterpiece of literary genius that is incredibly...

The cliché about bookish women and the novels of the 19th century is that you have to pick from three authors, and you’re only...

Why people love to hate tiny sunglasses

All fashion trends are scams, but every so often, one bubbles up in the collective consciousness and forces us all to be mad at...

Not even Captain Marvel is safe from the “smile more” catcall

Captain Marvel is capable of anything. She can zip through the galaxy. She can shoot photon beams from her sparkle fists. She can command...

In Fahrenheit 11/9, Michael Moore spares no one — especially self-satisfied...

Jared Kushner loved Michael Moore’s health care crisis documentary Sicko. He loved it so much that he threw an after-party for it following the...

At long last, Twitter brought back chronological timelines. Here’s why they’re...

Twitter has finally brought back exclusively chronological timelines, more than two years after phasing them out. In a move many would characterize as restoring...

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