films

An Excruciating History of Macho Action Stars in Adorable Kids’ Movies

When Barton Fink first meets Jack Lipnick in his office at Capital Pictures, he finds himself on the receiving end of an avalanche of bombastic…

How Much Can You Trust an Endorsement From Another Director?

A new Terminator film came out yesterday and James Cameron is happy to talk about it. There’s a good reason for that: After years of…

A Modest Proposal: If More Than Half a Movie Franchise Sucks, Stop Making It

After a long spate of bad movies, the Terminator franchise is back with Dark Fate, premiering this Friday. For even the most frustrated fans, there’s…

The Great Casts Wasted on Mediocre Movies

When news first hit that Oscar Isaac and Charlize Theron had been cast to play Gomez and Morticia Addams, it seemed like a dream come…