Noel Ransome

Staff Writer

Culture writer, art guy, CMS guy, etc etc. 

entertainment

'Joker' Is a Terrifyingly Realistic Window Into White Terrorism

We need to reckon with how closely Todd Phillips's villain mirrors real-life mass shooters, and the poisonous ideologies they subscribe to.
Noel Ransome
9.16.19
entertainment

The Best 80s Movies on Netflix to Watch After You Binge 'Stranger Things'

From 'Heathers' to 'Back to the Future,' here's what you should queue up on Netflix to watch after 'Stranger Things' season three.
Noel Ransome
7.3.19
Film

Ari Aster Wants 'Midsommar' to Be Your Favorite Breakup Movie

We spoke to the film's director about how relationships can be a source for horror.
Noel Ransome
7.2.19
entertainment

'Patriot Act's' Hasan Minhaj on the Value of Being an Outsider in America

'The Daily Show' alum and Netflix host talks about why audiences are seeking out voices like his.
Noel Ransome
6.24.19
Film

Method Man Gives Us Some Brilliant Work Advice

A 'rapper' move cost him a job on an HBO series, and Cliff 'Method Man' Smith says he learned a tough lesson about how to be a pro.
Noel Ransome
6.17.19
Sports

It Sure Looks Like Raptors President Masai Ujiri Was Carded Last Night

After the Raptors president guided his team to a championship, he was asked for his ID by a cop.
Noel Ransome
6.14.19
Film

The Reason Kids Can Be the Creepiest Movie Villains

Children are the most unsuspecting of us all and can challenge our ideas of good and evil.
Noel Ransome
6.12.19
tv

Netflix's 'When They See Us’ Emphasizes the Humanity of the Central Park Five

With their obsession on the lurid details, true crime shows often turn victims into props. ‘When They See Us’ manages to avoid that, thanks to creator Ava DuVernay.
Noel Ransome
6.4.19
Sports

Diehard Toronto Raptors Fans Describe the Highs and Lows of Remaining Loyal

With the NBA finals starting tonight, we asked fans about the impact the team has had on Toronto.
Noel Ransome
5.30.19
Television

'Game of Thrones' Ended in the Worst Way Possible

In 'The Iron Throne,' the final episode of 'Game of Thrones,' nearly every decision was the wrong one.
Noel Ransome
5.20.19
Film

Spike Lee Hated This Director’s Short, But Produced His Netflix Feature Film

We spoke to Stefon Bristol, the director of the sci-fi drama 'See You Yesterday', about how Spike Lee taught him to be more than a cliché.
Noel Ransome
5.15.19
Television

'Game of Thrones' Ruined Nearly Every Character

In 'The Bells,' the shocking penultimate episode of 'Game of Thrones,' nearly every character comes to the end of their journey, in ways that make almost no sense.
Noel Ransome
5.13.19
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