Frederick Blichert

Film

10 Years Later, 'Avatar' Is the Most Popular Movie No One Remembers

The 3D white saviour epic has its fingerprints all over the film industry as we know it, but it feels oddly distant from the pop culture zeitgeist.
Frederick Blichert
11.13.19
LGBTQ

Jay from ‘Big Mouth’ Is the Bisexual Icon We Need

On Bi Visibility day, a love letter to one of TV’s horniest weirdos.
Frederick Blichert
9.23.19
Television

How Canadian Are Your Favourite Shows? An Investigation

Ranking the Canadian-ness of Hollywood North’s current TV output.
Frederick Blichert
7.22.19
entertainment

Canadian TV Is Popular, Thanks to America

The Canadian television industry is thriving, thanks to American channels and streaming services. But which shows shot in Canada are actually 'Canadian'?
Frederick Blichert
7.12.19
Film

'The Limey' Did the Revenge Movie Right

Steven Soderbergh’s 20-year-old crime drama is a masterful bit of vengeance cinema, especially when compared to other entries in the genre, like 'Taken.'
Frederick Blichert
3.26.19
movies

'Galaxy Quest' Knew the Power of Fandom Before the Rest of Us Did

The 20-year-old sci-fi/comedy predicted our nostalgia-obsessed media landscape eerily well.
Frederick Blichert
3.12.19
Film

‘Election’ and ‘Dick’ Warned Us Not to Underestimate Young Women in Politics

Both were prescient 20 years ago, but couldn't predict how terrible things would get.
Frederick Blichert
2.20.19
Film

‘First Man’ Is a Powerful Portrait of Masculinity—We Shouldn’t Sleep On It

The not-so-Oscar-worthy film feels more worthy of discussion than ‘Green Book’ or ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’
Frederick Blichert
1.24.19
Film

'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ Belongs to Bisexuals—Fight Me

I’m not sure how everyone missed this when it came out in 2015 but the chaotic queer energy that this movie puts out is intoxicating.
Frederick Blichert
1.7.19
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
12.27.18
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
12.20.18
tv

HBO’s ‘Succession’ Defined 2018

This show about mediocre rich assholes is one of the most relevant and bingeable series of the year.
Frederick Blichert
12.13.18
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