movie-review

‘First Man’ and the Myth of the Stoic Man

Warning: There will be spoilers. Don’t read this if you haven’t seen First Man. And I’m not talking about the fact that Neil Armstrong lands…

Kevin Hart Is Funny. Why Aren’t His Movies?

The first time I saw Kevin Hart, I thought he was funny. It was 2012, and he was one of the stars of Think Like…

‘Maniac’ and Hollywood’s Problem With Mental Illness

I consider myself fortunate not to be someone who battles mental illness, but because I live in a big city in which homelessness is rampant,…

The Weekend Binge: Movie Titles That Sound Dirtier Than They Really Are

Back when the first Predator came out in 1987—you know, the one with Arnold and Carl Weathers—no one really batted an eye at the title….