Anniversaries

movies

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.
Paul Thompson
3 days ago
Anniversaries

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.
Nick Levine
8.2.19
Anniversaries

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.
Gary Suarez
7.26.19
Anniversaries

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.
Zachary Lipez
7.24.19
Film

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
DeAsia Paige
7.18.19
Film

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.
Alex Zaragoza
7.17.19
Features

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.
Tatiana Tenreyro
7.16.19
tv

‘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.
Meredith Balkus
4.9.19
Remembering Things

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.
Gary Suarez
4.2.19
Culture

Twenty Years Later, '10 Things I Hate About You' Is More Relevant Than You'd Expect

Despite its flaws, the film marked a turning point for feminism and female representation in teen rom-coms.
Beth Demmon
3.29.19
tv

'Farscape' Was Feminist Sci-Fi Before It Was Cool

Twenty years on, the space serial still holds up thanks to its cast of complex, flawed, interesting female characters and its intelligent approach to gender politics.
Danielle Riendeau
3.29.19
Essays

How Alison Mosshart's Onstage Prowl Changed Music

Eleven years after the release of The Kills' 'Midnight Boom,' Mosshart's ferocious fearlessness is something that indie rock still desperately needs.
Sarah MacDonald
3.6.19
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