Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Ending Deep Dive Breakdown

Yeah, we don’t know either Indy. It’s all weird.Screenshot: Paramount+/Lucasfilm For years, I believed Indiana Jones was immortal. I saw Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade when it was first released in theaters and, since he’d taken a drink from the holy grail before he rode off into the sunset, I thought Indiana Jones would … Read more

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command—The Adventure Begins

Buzz Lightyear blasting an alien.Screenshot: Disney/Pixar Lightyear, Disney and Pixar’s upcoming animated feature about the “original” astronaut whose life story inspired the line of toys bearing his name, seems very much like the sort of movie that Toy Story’s Andy Davis—who was heading off to college when last we saw him—would be unabashedly excited to … Read more

Every Paul Thomas Anderson movie, ranked from worst to best

Punch-Drunk Love (Screenshot); Licorice Pizza (Photo: MGM); Boogie Nights (Screenshot); Phantom Thread (Screenshot); The Master (Screenshot) This weekend brings one of the biggest events of any cinephile’s year: a new movie from Paul Thomas Anderson. Licorice Pizza, the writer-director’s ’70-set comedy of puppy-love infatuation, is already earning glowing reviews from the critics, though it will … Read more

We Don’t Talk About Bruno Clip

The Madrigal family celebrating in Encanto.Image: Disney This Thanksgiving weekend, there’s a ton of brand new content you can watch with your family, but how much of it is actually about family? One title in particular stands out and that’s Encanto, the latest film from Disney Animation. Encanto is about the Madrigals, a Colombian family … Read more

We Revisit the 1999 Classic Pre Matrix 4

A crop of the poster for The Matrix.Image: Warner Bros. Seeing The Matrix for the first time was one of the most formative experiences in my personal cinematic journey. It was a few weeks before release, the film was screening early at my college, and everyone piled in for the random, free Keanu Reeves movie. … Read more

Mitchells Vs. Machines Movie Gets Special Edition Blu-Ray

Image: Netflix Did you love Netflix’s The Mitchells Vs. the Machines movie? Odds are yes, given how much audiences and critics alike enjoyed it. Now, there’s so much more to love given that the movie is getting a physical release on Blu-ray, not only loaded with extras, but with a “Katie Mitchell” cut of the … Read more

Sandra Bullock is tediously stoic

Sandra Bullock in The Unforgivable Photo: Netflix As Ruth Slater, a woman who’s just been released from prison after 20 years, Sandra Bullock makes a concerted effort to void her face of all expression. The character’s look is appropriately unglamorous—off-the-rack wardrobe, no makeup, hair generally pulled back in a tight bun that suggests severity—but Bullock … Read more

Why Jurassic World Dominion’s Dinosaurs Will Have Feathers

Let them fight.Screenshot: Universal Clifford the Big Red Dog will strike again. Keanu Reeves talks about what sets Matrix Resurrections apart from your usual sequel. Bruce Campbell teases the tragic stakes of Evil Dead Rise. Plus, there’s a second sinkhole on La Brea now, and Jughead sells his soul to the devil on Riverdale. Spoilers … Read more

It was all fun and games until Paramount announced Clifford 2

Izaac Wang, Darby Camp, and Jack WhitehallPhoto: Paramount Pictures ©2021 ViacomCBS, Inc. All Rights Reserved. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Earlier this year, when the trailer for Walt Becker’s Clifford The Big Red Dog hit the internet, we all had a good laugh. “He’s too small,” we said. “He’s a weird shade of … Read more

Afterlife Toy With Huge Spoiler, Hilarious Text

Proton power!Image: Sony Pictures Ghostbusters: Afterlife finally premiered last Friday, raking in more than $44 million over its first weekend—far more than critics and its studio, Sony, had predicted. That doesn’t mean the movie’s better than critics are saying, of course, but that’s not why I’ve brought you here today. We need to talk about … Read more