‘Blade Runner 2049’: A Mexican in Los Angeles

Blade Runner 2049 is a remarkably faithful sequel/tribute to the old noir science-fiction ...


Jordan Peele

An Open Letter to Jordan Peele

Former president Jimmy Carter is seen by some, rightly or wrongly, as someone who has neve...


Riot Acting

The key moment in the self-destruction of the once great American city of Detroit over the...


The Tragedy of Doctor Who

The new Doctor Who is a woman. "€œAll the cool humans are thrilled,"€ cooed Mashable;...


Vince Vaughn

Affirmative Reaction

In a 2015 interview with Playboy's David Hochman, Vince Vaughn had the scrotal fortitude t...


Daniel Kaluuya in Get Out

“€˜Get Out”€™? Get Your Money Back

Get Out, a remarkably racist kill-the-white-people horror movie that makes Django Unchaine...


Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in La La Land

Everyone’s Gaga Over “€˜La La”€™

Will the curse of Oscar front-runnerhood undermine public enjoyment of La La Land? It wou...


Exploration, the Polynesian Way

Moana, the new Polynesian-princess animated feature from Disney, is like a less on-the-nos...


Andrew Garfield in Hacksaw Ridge

Mel Gibson: Back Into the Fray

Rather like Donald Trump's campaign for president in 2016, Mel Gibson's 2004 movie The Pas...


“€˜Roast”€™ Writers: Ann Coulter Hurt Our Feelings!

The overall quality of Comedy Central's celebrity roasts might have declined measurably si...


Dinesh D’souza’s America

Dinesh D'souza is a funny little man who is actually of normal height but looks so unthrea...


Sunset Blvd

“€œI Would Like to Shank the Academy…”€

So apparently the Academy Awards are now the most racist, evil thing in the world, having ...


Spike Lee

The Oscar Grouches

Back in August in my review of Straight Outta Compton, I predicted that the rap biopic was...


Steven Spielberg

Bridging the Gaps

Almost three years ago, the Academy Awards gave the Best Picture Oscar to Ben Affleck's Ir...