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

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

Akiva Schaffer on Chip ‘N Dale & underrated Lonely Island songs

Akiva Schaffer on Chip ‘N Dale & underrated Lonely Island songs

Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and John Mulaney at the premiere of Chip’n Dale: Rescue Rangersphoto: Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty Images (Getty Images) After helming both music videos (“I’m On A Boat”) and feature films (Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping) built around simple jokes, it’s no surprise that Disney chose The Lonely Island alum Akiva Schaffer … Read more

Season 3, Episode 10, “Tarrare”

Season 3, Episode 10, “Tarrare”

Adriyan Rae as Candice, Zazie Beetz as Van, Shanice Castro as Shanice, and Xosha Roquemore as Xosha in atlantaphoto: Roger Do Minh/FX atlanta‘s ambition has known no bounds this season. Ten episodes that were publicized as taking place on a European tour have taken us far from the show’s primary characters, into a variety of … 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

Kelly Marie Tran Reflects on What It Meant to Be Cast in Star Wars

Kelly Marie Tran Reflects on What It Meant to Be Cast in Star Wars

photo: Gareth Cattermole (Getty Images) For Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander heritage month, Kelly Marie Tran (Raya and the Last Dragon) sat down with StarWars.com to discuss her experience being a part of the Star Wars universe as a first generation Asian-American when she was cast as Rose Tico in Star Wars: The Last … 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

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

Norwegian Superpowered Kids Horror Movie Review

Norwegian Superpowered Kids Horror Movie Review

Image: IFC Midnight After moving to a new home—a cluster of apartment towers surrounded by forests, quieter than usual thanks to the summer holidays—bored young Ida (Rakel Lenora Fløttum) welcomes friendship with a similarly aged neighbor, Ben (Sam Ashraf). But The Innocentsa brutal yet elegant investigation into the extremes of psychopathy and empathyis hardly your … Read more