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
1.1.19
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
12.21.18
TV

HBO's 'Succession' Was the Most Realistic TV Show of 2018

This show about mediocre rich assholes is one of the most relevant and bingeable series of the year.
Frederick Blichert
12.14.18
Film

What Prestige TV Can Learn from the First 'X-Files' Movie

Twenty years on, we should see more ambitious shows making a jump to the big screen.
Frederick Blichert
6.1.18
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

There Are People Who Seriously Practice the Jedi Religion

Real-world Jedi have found a community and guiding (ahem) force in pop culture entertainment.
Frederick Blichert
1.2.18
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 Best Punisher Movie Was the One Nobody Watched

Netflix’s ‘The Punisher’ has more to live up to than you might think.
Frederick Blichert
11.2.17
Television

The Original 'Riverdale' Was Horrible

We watched NBC’s first attempt at a live-action Archie, which was hilariously bad but maybe a few plot points can be salvaged.
Frederick Blichert
10.17.17
Film

Meet the New ‘Final Girls’ of Horror

Netflix’s The Babysitter is the latest addition to a new cycle of killer women.
Frederick Blichert
10.15.17
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