Anniversaries

10.1.19

David Letterman's Sex Scandal Still Feels Unresolved 10 Years Later

After the host admitted to sleeping with members of his staff, the world collectively shrugged. But maybe his behavior deserves more scrutiny in the post-#MeToo era.

9.3.19

'South Park' Made It Cool Not to Care. Then The World Changed

20 years after the groundbreaking 'South Park' movie, is it time for the show's proudly childish point of view to grow up?

8.20.19

Ten Years Later, the Nazi-Killing Gore of 'Inglourious Basterds' Resonates More Than Ever

While Quentin Tarantino's Holocaust revenge film may not be historically accurate, it's hard not to revel in its barbarity.

8.16.19

There Will Never Be Another War Movie Like 'Apocalypse Now'

In the 40 years since Francis Ford Coppola's groundbreaking film came out, Hollywood has given up on capturing the depravity of war.

8.2.19

We're Long Overdue for a Christina Aguilera Comeback

Twenty years after Xtina's first No. 1 hit, the pop diva still feels under-appreciated. Here's why you should stan.

7.26.19

40 Years Later, 'Highway to Hell' Is Bigger than AC/DC

The Australian hard rockers’ final album with singer Bon Scott lives on as part of the shared soundtrack of our modern lives.

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7.24.19

Woodstock '99 Was a Violent Disaster That Predicted America's Future

The well-documented, pervasive misogyny of Woodstock '99 is more relevant to America in 2019 than the "free love" politics of its original iteration.

7.18.19

20 Years Later, 'The Wood' Is Still the Defining Coming-of-Age Story for Black Men

Fans of the Rick Famuyiwa- directed comedy reflect on how the film shaped their views on Black brotherhood

7.17.19

Why the Elevator Scene in '(500 Days) of Summer' Still Pisses People Off 10 Years Later

Is it cute, or cringe? Fans of The Smiths tell us why that iconic scene made them swoon or scream.

7.16.19

The Terrifying True Story of How 'The Blair Witch Project' Was Made

On its 20th anniversary, we talk to the filmmakers and actors behind the phenomenon that inspired the DIY horror genre.

4.9.19

‘Parks and Recreation’ Is the America We Were Promised

Ten years after it premiered, the show offers a mental reprieve from our what-fresh-hell-awaits-us-each-morning reality.

4.2.19

Eddie Murphy's 'Life' Shows How Complicated Canceling R. Kelly Can Be

Twenty years after the buddy comedy first debuted in theaters, its soundtrack proves problematic in the wake of serious new allegations against executive producer R. Kelly.

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