movie-review

‘Lorena’ Transforms a Punchline Back Into a Person

As someone who came of age in the 1990s, I resent the growing waves of nostalgia for the Clinton years. Whether it’s Weezer’s recent comeback…

The Sad, Awkward History of Actors Torpedoing Their Own Movies by Opening Their Mouth

If a film opens in theaters and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? It’s a question worth asking this…

‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ and Our Insecure, Inexhaustible Desire to Mock Fine Art

If you didn’t have time over the weekend to see Velvet Buzzsaw, don’t worry: These 20 seconds from an episode of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia…

Why We Can’t Believe That Handsome People Can Be Murderers

He couldn’t possibly have done those terrible things — just look at him. It’s a mindset many of us are susceptible to: Because someone carries…