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Don’t you know that you’re toxic?

The casting couch. We’ve all heard the stories confessing the dark truths of Hollywood’s underbelly. From Marilyn Monroe to the child star, Shirley Temple,...

The Haunting Lessons of Issue Horror

A desolate castle rising out of a jagged hilltop, surrounded on all sides by dense forest. A full moon in the inky, starless sky above....

Remember This: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Not so long ago, in the mysterious land of Los Angeles, California, Edgar Wright was writing a screenplay. Fresh from the transatlantic success of...

Remember This? Mississippi Burning

Do some films deserve to be forgotten? Not necessarily for their dullness, trashiness, or the sin of being an unnecessary remake – but for...

Make mine Marvel

Marvel Studios has changed the superhero game in the past decade, introducing the “cinematic universe” approach which has been steadily copied by the likes...

What’s the hype? – Harry Potter

Let’s get this cleared up right off the bat: I do not hate fun. I’m not one of those people who hates on popular...

The resonance of Bojack Horseman, Season 5

"I made him more vulnerable and that made him more likeable. And that made for a better TV show. But if is just a...

Escaping Spectre: Daniel Craig’s swansong

Despite not having the consistency of Tom Cruise's Mission Impossible series or the anarchic freedom of the Kingsman movies, James Bond remains king of...

First Time: Lord of the Rings

I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t obsessed with fiction. A significantly large portion of my childhood was spent being introduced by my parents to...

What does diversity mean to comedy?

Ultimately, diversity is an essential element in all walks of life. In government, CEOs of corporations, lawyers, in music, and even in comedy. Everyone...