Movies

Tom Hanks, Fred Rogers and the Burden of Being a Saint

Of all the Marvel movies, my favorite moment occurs near the end of The Avengers during a climactic battle with a race of fearsome aliens….

Pedro Almodóvar Is Hurting

The title of Pedro Almodóvar’s latest film is somewhat misleading. While Pain and Glory may seem to be an indication of the lows and highs…

#ReleaseTheSnyderCut Proves Fanboys Don’t Understand Film

I want to take you back, for a moment, to the dim yesteryear of 2017. This is when Justice League, a loud and garish movie…

The Real-Life Hollywood Hoax That Turned a Fake Bradley Cooper Epic Into a $14 Million Scam

Forty-one-year-old Adam Joiner isn’t the cocky con artist you might expect. After all, when you hear “Hollywood scammer steals $14 million,” you probably picture a…