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Steven Soderbergh

Stop Calling Steven Soderbergh An Innovator and Learn to Love His Work


An argument for spending less time concerned with Steven Soderbergh’s innovation and more time appreciating the fact that he’s a damn good filmmaker.

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Should More Religious Films Openly Challenge Religious Beliefs?


The first trailer for ‘Come Sunday’ promises a film about, but not exclusively for, religion. Shouldn’t that become the norm?

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The Fantasy and Feminism of Lara Croft


The legendary video game heroine might have originated as a male fantasy, but she’s also a bona fide action hero.

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Everyone Should Strive to Be a Better Film Critic


Should you learn the history of the industry or focus on your skills as a writer? When it comes to film criticism, the answer to both is yes.

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Donald Trump’s Space Force Idea Is Dumb, Unless The Right Fictional Character Were Alive to Lead It


If we could bring any one of these fictional space commanders to life, President Trump’s big dumb idea might be awesome.

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What Russian Bots Wanted From ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’


There are some fascinating little tidbits in the ‘Last Jedi’ production documentary, ‘The Director and The Jedi.’

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How Phantom Thread Won The Internet


If there were an Oscar for content, PT Anderson would be in the gold.

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Five (More) New Year’s Resolutions for the Distinguished Film Nerd


We offer some more New Year’s Resolutions for those uncertain of how to live their best possible movie lives in 2018.

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10 Ways The World of Pop Culture Disappointed Us in 2017


There were plenty of film disappointments in 2017.