Pain And Gain

Michael Bay’s ‘Pain & Gain’ is More Essential Than Ever


As it turns five, we look back at the smarter, more self-aware Michael Bay film that history may ultimately view as an essential look at today’s America.

Patti Cakes

The New Social Realism of American Cinema


American cinema has been the frontrunner of genres including horror, drama, and action. But the one genre the U.S. notably hasn’t dabbled in is Social Realism. Until recently.

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The Classic Hollywood Charm of Cary Grant


Suave, gracious, debonair  —  he personifies the idealized world of American cinema.

Cool Hand Luke

7 Reasons Paul Newman Was the Ultimate All-American Dreamboat


Celebrating the Ryan Gosling that we didn’t have to import from Canada.