'Stranger Things' Never Adds Up to More Than the Sum of Its References
The allure of Netflix's show is that the main characters define themselves in terms of their pop culture consumption.
‘Blade Runner 2049’ Isn't the Movie Denis Villeneuve Wanted to Make
Villeneuve is stuck in the gilded prison of the blockbuster filmmaker: You can make whatever you want, as long as it's forged from someone else’s memories.
The Claustrophobic Dystopia of 'The Handmaid's Tale' Is its Own Unique Horror
Infertility is a common dystopian trope—but 'The Handmaid's Tale' creates a world that bears little resemblance to others in the genre.
'Battlestar Galactica' Is Essential Viewing in the Age of Trump
The show’s tension lies in conflict between the military and civilian democracy.