Politics

‘Gaslight’ and the Political Psychology of a Melodramatic Thriller

‘Gaslight’ may have been political to begin with, but the term it spawned has still become overused for political discourse.

‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ is 2019’s Surprise Guide to Fighting Corruption

Oppression, incompetence, and intolerance are familiar foes in the series’ timely final season

Murphy Brown & The Last Anti-Heroine

One viewer's 'Murphy Brown' is another viewer's 'Roseanne.'

How ‘Blindspotting’ Makes the Personal Political

The truth as entertainment and commentary.

‘The Front Runner’ Review: Even Overlooked History Lingers On

Jason Reitman's latest tells the story of a seemingly forgotten event in history that proves itself to be timely in…

Jason Reitman on ‘The Front Runner’ and the Relevancy of the Gary Hart Story

The writer-director chatted with us to talk about his latest film, working with Hugh Jackman, and more.

Total Carnage: The Timely Anger of The Riot Club

Overlooked upon its initial release, Lone Scherfig’s satire of privilege acquires newfound resonance in light of current events.

The Creeping Progressiveness of ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’

At 12 seasons and counting, the show is a vivid timeline of evolving American sentiment.

Donald Trump’s Space Force Idea Is Dumb, Unless The Right Fictional Character Were Alive to Lead It

If we could bring any one of these fictional space commanders to life, President Trump's big dumb idea might be…

A Conversation with the Creators of ‘Chappaquiddick’

The filmmakers behind the film about Ted Kennedy's tragic car-accident talk about creating a feature from history.