Opinion

The Problems with ‘The Rehearsal’ Getting a Second Season

Fans of Nathan Fielder’s genre-bending, occasionally mind-blowing “reality” TV series The Rehearsal will be delighted…

The Sound and the Fury of Amandla Stenberg and Lena Wilson’s Drama

Well, it happened. After a week or so of tumult, whose origin was a 500-word…

How Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s ‘Glory’ Was Far More Misunderstood Than We Remember

The eponymous heroine of the late ’90s/early ’00s television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer and…

Serena Williams: Evolving On Her Own Terms

I remember my grandpa retiring from his job at the chemical plant after 30 years.…

Everything You Need to Know About When the ‘Highlander’ Series Went Femme Fatale

1986’s Highlander and its sequels are most definitely one of the hardest-to-explain franchises in recent…

It Does Not Belong in a Museum: Indiana Jones’ Colonizer Legacy

The Indiana Jones franchise leaves out vital historical facts about the USA’s own colonial influence, including how Jim Crow laws and slavery inspired the Nazis.

We Need More Black Villains Like Allison Hargreeves of ‘Umbrella Academy’

**The following article includes light spoilers of Season 3 of Umbrella Academy. When we see…

Cult Classics: Morality and Murder in Martin Scorsese’s ‘Goodfellas’

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t at least heard the line, “As far…

Behind the Making of ‘The Wiz’: A Phantasmagoria of Sights, Sounds, and Diana Ross

Before NBC launched its The Wiz Live!, starring Queen Latifah, Shanice Williams, and Elijah Kelley,…

The Metaphysical Genius of ‘The Sopranos’ Paulie Walnuts

I know, I know: this is one HBO–heavy week for me. One day, you might…