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6.7.17

Men Are from Mars, Wonder Woman is Also from Mars

Garage contributor Cintra Wilson digs into the convoluted feminism of the new Wonder Woman.

7.20.16

A New Zealand Māori vs Indigenous All-Stars Blockbuster Is Slated For 2017

Negotiations underway for an indigenous super-clash at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup

6.24.16

Serge Ibaka and the New OKC: Unpacking the NBA Draft's Biggest Deal

Serge Ibaka was one of the best players on one of the NBA's best teams, until OKC flipped him to Orlando on draft night. Here's what the Thunder were thinking.

5.8.16

‘Captain America: Civil War’ Is Boring, Frustrating, Perfect, Wonderful Garbage

"I got chills and wept from the feelings I thought had long ago died within me."

12.30.15

'Magic Mike XXL' Was the Most Important Feminist Movie of 2015

In a year packed with feminist blockbusters like Mad Max: Fury Road and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the sequel about a male stripper comes out on top.

11.6.15

​The New James Bond Movie Is Way Too Sane and Relevant

The problem with 'Spectre' isn't that it's dumb—it's that it's not dumb enough.

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6.3.15

​Dwayne Johnson Is Here to Save California, Our Summer Movies, and All of Us

The actor formerly known as the Rock is like a muscly security blanket who can make the experience of watching California tear itself apart feel like coming home.

5.22.15

Apocalypse Never: The Utopian Frustrations of 'Tomorrowland'

The Disney film is clunky in places, but its optimistic message is the sort of thing summer blockbusters could use a lot more of.

4.17.15

Is Hollywood Making Too Many Trailers?

We spoke to an economics professor along with one of the best movie-trailer makers in the business to learn more about the thinking behind this deluge of movie trailers hitting the internet.

3.28.15

'Bad Boys II' Is a Transformative Piece of Black Cinema

'Bad Boys II' is the perfect meeting of art and commerce that inevitably results in an explosion.

8.12.14

When Did Nerds Become So Intolerant?

Any time a film critic dares to criticize a movie that the general public has already declared a masterpiece, they are insulted, abused, and in some cases, the subject of death threats. What makes fanboys so eager to attack any difference of opinion?

8.5.14

What the Fuck Is Going on in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'?

Everyone loves the latest Marvel Films epic, but that doesn't mean that it lacks the plot holes, inconsistencies, and weird unanswered questions that every Hollywood blockbuster suffers from.

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