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The Ghosts of Best-Of Lists Past

Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards broadcast marks the start line of what could be called “the major awards circuit,” with the Grammys on February 10th and…

Why Do Movies Assume That Women Want to Fuck A Monster Like the Fishman in ‘Shape of Water’?

The Oscars have spoken and one thing is clear: Get Out should’ve had some fish dick. The Shape of Water’s win for Best Picture proves…

The Jonathan Demme Movie You Should Watch Tonight That Isn’t ‘Silence of the Lambs’

Oscar-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme died today at the age of 73. And while he made many indelible films, there was never any such thing as…

Forgotten Movies You Need to See, Inspired by the Oscar Nominees

While you can argue about some of the choices for this Sunday’s Oscars — e.g., Mel Gibson’s hokey Hacksaw Ridge doesn’t deserve a Best Picture slot — the nominees…

An Oscar for Effort