films

Why We’re Okay With Terrible Christmas Movies

Approximately a thousand years ago, I interned at a mediocre cable channel that specialized in mediocre TV movies. This was ages before “prestige television.” Basically,…

What Do I, an Average Guy Who Wants to Cut the Cord, Need to Know About the 102 (and Counting!) Different Streaming Services Out There?

In 2007, after nearly 10 years of success as a subscription DVD service, Netflix launched its video-on-demand service (VOD). As a result, several subsequent events…

The Future of Robots Won’t Be Like ‘The Terminator’ — It’ll Probably Be Worse

Maxim Pozdorovkin, the director of The Truth About Killer Robots, is tricking us with the title of his new documentary. While the film, which aired…

Movie Sequels Better Than the Original

Once upon a time, it was almost a given that the sequel to a successful, great film would suck. (The Godfather II notwithstanding.) But in…