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All the Movies MEL Wrote About in 2018, Ranked

By our very unscientific count, approximately a jillion movies came out this year. Many of them were good. Lots more were bad. One of them…

The 2018 MEL Movie Awards: All the Rankings You Won’t Read Anywhere Else

You don’t need another end-of-the-year list. Come December, we’re all inundated with “Best This,” “Worst That,” “The 12 Craziest Things That Happened” and on and…

The State of the Male Gaze

In her recent eulogy to porn on Tumblr, Vex Ashley, an alt porn model and self-described Internet Naked Girl™, mourned the loss of one of…

The Long, Long Goodbye of Clint Eastwood

I won’t reveal how The Mule ends, but the new film from Clint Eastwood features a moment that’s meant to be a sendoff of sorts…