Star Trek Strange New Worlds Recap: Episode 4, “Momento Mori”

Star Trek Strange New Worlds Recap: Episode 4, “Momento Mori”

Image: CBS Studios So far, so Star Trek: Strange New Worlds has given us a really solid formula between riffing on classic trek premises and taking one of its main characters for a little deeper dive along the way. This week is no exception, but with an especially great riff: What if modern Star Trek … Read more

Here’s everything coming to and leaving Hulu in June 2022

Here’s everything coming to and leaving Hulu in June 2022

Bowen Yang, Joel Kim Booster in fire islandscreenshot: Searchlight Pictures/Youtube The saying goes that April showers bring May flowers, but what does June bring? A bunch of newly added films and shows onto Hulu, that’s what. This month marks the arrival of the queer rom-com fire islandsaid to be a modern twist on Jane Austen’s … Read more

Here’s everything coming to and leaving Netflix in June 2022

Here’s everything coming to and leaving Netflix in June 2022

Juancho Hernangomez and Adam Sandler in hustleImage: Netflix We’re somehow almost in the hot, sticky month of June and with a new month comes Netflix and its juicy new content to consume. Although the NBA season is coming to a close, the Sandman has got you basketball lovers covered with his new film hustle. Starring … Read more

Jurassic Park Sequel is Truly Lost

Jurassic Park Sequel is Truly Lost

The Lost World won’t exactly have you screaming.Image: Universal Pictures Twenty-five years ago this week, I had a very specific, very disappointing thought: “I can’t believe he didn’t use the music more.” It was my first thought as I walked out of a screening of The Lost World: Jurassic Park, the highly anticipated sequel to … Read more

Star Trek Strange New Worlds Episode 3 Recap: Ghosts of Illyria

Star Trek Strange New Worlds Episode 3 Recap: Ghosts of Illyria

Number one to beam up.Image: paramount three weeks in and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is already setting into a satisfying groove: one part riff on the formula that Star Trek loves, one part focus on the singular characterone part classic morality tale. This week, you get bang for your buck with not one, but … Read more

Part One of our Jurassic Rewatch

Part One of our Jurassic Rewatch

Let’s begin our Jurassic Rewatch.Image: Universal This should probably be a short article. I say that because I’m going to make an argument that has been a stone-cold fact for almost 30 years. Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park is an excellent movie. Heck, it might even be a perfect movie. Every time you watch it, some … Read more

A New Era, from Julian Fellowes

A New Era, from Julian Fellowes

Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, and Laura Carmichael in Downton Abbey: A New EraImage: Ben Blackall / 2022 Focus Features LLC Rejoice, Downtonians! Downton Abbey: A New Era is a worthy entry into Julian Fellowes’ beloved franchise. You were right to be concerned, of course. The acclaimed TV drama’s first foray onto the big screen, 2019’s … Read more

Season 6, episode 6 “Axe And Grind”

Season 6, episode 6 “Axe And Grind”

Christopher Kelly and Rhea Seehorn in Better Call Saulphoto: Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television fans of Better Call Saul‘s predecessor have debated: Did Walter White really spend that series’ five seasons breaking bad, or did he simply finally find his way to his true self? Perhaps that question, considering the nuance Saul has spun for her, … Read more

a frank and remarkable documentary

a frank and remarkable documentary

Hold Your Fire, directed by Stefan ForbesImage: Courtesy of IFC Films. An IFC Films release in the Star Trek episode “A Taste of Armageddon,” William Shatner’s Captain Kirk gives a memorable speech to the head of a planetary faction engaged in a seemingly intractable civil war. “We’re human beings with the blood of a million … Read more

A Look Back At Conan The Barbarian At 40

A Look Back At Conan The Barbarian At 40

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Conan the Barbarian in John Milius’ film of the same namephoto: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment “That which does not kill us makes us stronger” is such an overworked cliché at this point that calling it trite would be understatement. just to watch Conan The Barbarian now, 40 years after its release on … Read more