Power Rangers And The Right Kind Of Nostalgia

Did we really need another 'Power Rangers' movie in 2017? No, but with its positive themes of friendship and openness, I'm glad we got one

Is Iron Fist Just In It For The Fans?

The only thing the Netflix show has stayed faithful to is the comic’s inherent racism

Wild Wild Cyborg: Logan, Westworld, And The Robots Of The New Western

Androids and mutants reckon with the bloody, monolithic history of Westerns at the new frontier of an old genre

The Good Fight: How TV Should Take On Trump

CBS All Access’s procedural drama is among the first on TV to confront the Trump presidency head-on

Buffy The Vampire Slayer, 20 Years Later: Sex And The Vampire City

On the beloved series's anniversary, revisiting how Buffy dealt with themes of depression, loss, and sexual desire

Feud Loves Difficult White Women

Ryan Murphy creates and celebrates roles for (white) women of a certain age in Hollywood

Get Out Understands The Black Body

Jordan Peele’s horror-satire gives black men an allegory they’ve craved for decades

Christian Grey Should Be The Next Batman

The orphan playboy billionaire is the deliciously damaged hero this franchise needs

Adele's Grammys Tribute Missed the Point of George Michael

By turning an upbeat song into a somber ballad, the performance felt oddly off

Delete Your Account: Check The Numbers, Bitch

This week, Maxwell forgets a woman’s worth, Lily Allen can’t seem to mind her own business, Judd Apatow needs better jokes, Karlie Kloss pretends she’s a Beyoncé fan, and white journalists need to just ... stop

André Holland Is Changing The Future Of Black Men In Hollywood

‘We’re not just talking about a white American problem. This is just an American problem.’

Rami Malek, Sentient Pop-Art Exhibit, At The SAG Awards

He belongs in a museum

Trump As Iago

Sam Gold presents a version of ‘Othello,’ starring David Oyelowo and Daniel Craig, that has never been more viscerally, frighteningly American

Rami Malek, Jazz Singer And Seducer, At The Golden Globes

‘Fly me to the moon, let me play among the stars.’ —Rami Malek to me


The Season Finale

What George Michael Taught Me

The pop icon showed gay sexuality as complex and real


Jesus Hakeem Christ

The American Madness Of Scream

On Trump and the slasher film’s enduring legacy 20 years later

La La Land’s White Jazz Narrative

Damien Chazelle’s tribute to jazz music is a Trojan horse white-savior film in tap shoes