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Men Are from Mars, Wonder Woman is Also from Mars

Garage contributor Cintra Wilson digs into the convoluted feminism of the new Wonder Woman.
Cintra Wilson
6.7.17
Film

‘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."
Nick Gazin and Helen Donahue
5.8.16
Film

'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.
Chloé Cooper Jones
12.30.15
Film

​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.
Dan Duray
11.6.15
Film

​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.
Chris McEwen
6.3.15
Film

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.
Chris McEwen
5.22.15
Film

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.
Giaco Furino
4.17.15
Film

'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.
Kasai Rex
3.28.15
Film

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?
Dave Schilling
8.12.14
Film

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.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
8.5.14
Film

What the Fuck Is Going on in 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'?

If you're looking for a streamlined, logical film with a lot of subtext and social relevance, you've definitely come to the wrong place. This is Transformers, dude.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
6.30.14
Film

Go Home Godzilla, You're Wasting Everyone's Time

The movie itself is good and all, but big (American) action blockbusters have lost their foothold in British culture.
Clive Martin
5.16.14