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The Sound Design of ‘The Lord of the Rings’

Turns out understanding how they designed the screams of the Nazgûl only makes them creepier. Read More

Classic MCU Villainy Lurks Beneath the ‘WandaVision’ Premiere

We investigate the first two episodes to uncover their dark connections to comic books and the early phases of the… Read More

The Second Season of M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Servant’ Loses Its Dark Center

When the disturbing first season made us feel bad, it was the sign of a job well done. The second… Read More

‘Search Party’ Season 4 Goes Back to Its Missing Person Roots

The new season delivers the show's original premise with a twist: this time everything's real. Read More

Understand the Sorrow at the Heart of ‘WandaVision’ With These Comics

We explore the heartbreaking romance between The Vision and Scarlet Witch through these seven key Marvel comics. Read More

Evil Incarnate: The Aesthetics of On-Screen Villainy

From black hats to psychopaths, here's how filmmakers choose to represent evil on-screen. Read More

Our Pick of the Week Takes a Ride with Patrick Wilson

Plus 7 more new arrivals to watch at home this week on Blu-ray/DVD! Read More

24 Things We Learned from Joe Carnahan’s ‘Stretch’ Commentary

"This is as close to a rom-com as I'll probably ever do." Read More

What is the 180° Rule, Anyway?

It's the golden rule of film school and one of the most reliable tools in a cinematographer's toolkit. So, how… Read More

What’s New to Stream on Hulu for January 2021

Stephen King movies, a spy spoof trilogy, and one of the best action/thrillers of the 90s... here's what's on Hulu… Read More