Performer Brad Pitt

Performer of the Year (2019): Brad Pitt


This is Brad Pitt’s year, and we’re all just living in it.

Watchmen Dr Manhattan

The Many Romances and One True Love of Dr. Manhattan


Dr. Manhattan is no stranger to love, as seen in the graphic novel, but was Angela Abar always the one?

Rewind Breakout Performances

The Breakout Performances of 2019


With these rising talents on the horizon, the future looks very bright indeed.

Decade Predictions

14 Bold Predictions for Pop Culture in the 2020s


What will happen in our pop culture in the decade to come? Our team peers into a crystal ball to make some predictions.

The Social Network

‘The Social Network’ Gave Us an Origin Story For Internet Toxicity


It’s almost as if David Fincher was trying to warn us…

Decade Directors

Which Director Had The Best Decade?


16 directors, from provocateurs to experimentalists to horror masters to Paul Thomas Anderson.


‘His Dark Materials’ Explained: What’s the Deal with Daemons?


Here’s what you need to know about Philip Pullman’s fantastical creatures.

Full Metal Modine

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A Matthew Modine marathon provided a rejuvenating theatrical pleasure.

Doctor Manhattan

‘Watchmen’ Explained: Who is Doctor Manhattan?


The original comic’s iconic superhero hasn’t officially appeared in the HBO series yet, but his shadow looms large.