Frederick Blichert

Money

Let’s Stop Taking Financial Advice from Boomers in 2019

‘Bad With Money’ author Gaby Dunn on the industries and lifestyles millennials supposedly killed in 2018.
Frederick Blichert
12.31.18
Film

Netflix Went Overboard on Cheap Holiday Movies and You Can Too

If your goal is to turn off your brain and coast into 2019, here’s the unadulterated schmaltz you’re looking for.
Frederick Blichert
12.22.18
POP CULTURE

Let’s Unpack the Infowars Claim that Netflix Inspired Austin Bombings

The pro-gun movement is trying to put an astoundingly stupid spin on a much-needed conversation, and we shouldn’t play along.
Frederick Blichert
3.26.18
entertainment

The Rise of the Straight-to-Netflix Hot Mess Movie

‘Bright’ and ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ have survived—nay, thrived on—bad reviews in ways that weren’t possible a few years ago.
Frederick Blichert
2.12.18
Culture

How Real-Life Jedi Became the Bronies of 2018

Real-world Jedi have found a community and guiding (ahem) force in pop culture entertainment.
Frederick Blichert
1.3.18
Film

In a Phenomenally Bad Year, ‘Logan Lucky’ Was One of Few Truly Good Things

Steven Soderbergh didn't put his ‘retirement’ on pause for just any old movie.
Frederick Blichert
12.15.17
Film

Why I Risked My Life Making a Movie in Afghanistan

Tarique Qayumi had to shoot ‘Black Kite’ covertly to avoid attracting unwanted attention from the Taliban.
Tarique Qayumi
12.1.17
Film

The Martin Scorsese Joker Film Could Save Superhero Movies From Themselves

With Warner Brothers planning a new line of not-so-canonical DC movies, there’s a real possibility some of them could be good.
Frederick Blichert
9.6.17
Film

What the ‘Wonder Woman’ Effect Means for Stuntwomen

Two stunt performers talked to us about the changing face of the entertainment industry.
Frederick Blichert
8.16.17
Origami

This Computer Scientist Can Turn Anything into Origami

"Computational origami" has leapt forward thanks to a game-changing algorithm.
Frederick Blichert
8.3.17
Film

Meet the Queer Filmmaker Who Did Feminist Wrestling Before ‘Glow’

Pakistani-Canadian comedian and screenwriter Fawzia Mirza told us about the real-life ex that inspired her award-winning new feature ‘Signature Move.’
Frederick Blichert
7.23.17
Film

Here’s What to Watch Next if You’re Riding the 'Prestige Horror' Wave

Films like Get Out and It Comes at Night have been getting a lot of love, and even some awards buzz, so we asked a horror film programmer what’s going on with the genre.
Frederick Blichert
6.9.17
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