Essays

Kate Lyn Sheil She Dies Tomorrow Mortality

How Amy Seimetz Confronts Mortality in ‘She Dies Tomorrow’

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From the writer-director of ‘Sun Don’t Shine’ comes a film that lifts the veil on death and everything leading up to it.

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The Everlasting Power of ‘Plan 9 from Outer Space’

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Some critics want you to think Ed Wood’s film is the worst ever made. But there are actually plenty of things to admire about the schlock classic.

Jackson

The Adaptation ‘Percy Jackson’ Deserves

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The Harry Potter of Greek heroes is returning to the screen after his first 2010 attempt.

I May Destroy You Coel

‘I May Destroy You’ and the Power of Vocalizing Trauma

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Michaela Coel’s HBO series depicts an aspect of sexual trauma untouched by other shows in a brilliant way.

Michelle Mcnamara

‘I’ll Be Gone in the Dark’ Honors Michelle McNamara’s Memory and Work

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Liz Garbus’ docuseries showcases what Michelle McNamara achieved while she was alive and the impact she’s had since her death.

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The Many Faces of Peter Stormare

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Dive into the prolific and iconic career of character actor Peter Stormare.

Inspirational Black Stories

12 Films With Inspirational Black Stories

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Film critic Robert Daniels curates a list of films that involve inspirational and triumphant Black stories.

Aviva Glowing

Boaz Yakin’s ‘Aviva’ is a Genderfluid Story Told Through Bodily Expression

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Love is sex is dance is gender. We explore what Boaz Yakin is saying in the bodily expression, choreography, cinematography, and editing of ‘Aviva.’

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The Real LGBT Stars of Old Hollywood

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Read about the LGBT members of Hollywood that shaped the industry, even if their personal lives weren’t always out in the open.