Why ‘Scandal’ Is One Of The Most Important Shows Ever For The Gay Rights Movement


Words of wisdom to homophobes of the world: Don’t tweet your hate to Shonda Rhimes.

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‘Whiplash’ Is Likely The Best Film of 2014


Featuring two unforgettable performances and a script that is as close to perfection as you can find in cinema today, Whiplash is a surefire contender for best film of 2014.

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“Shit, is there anyone in Los Angeles who hasn’t had dinner with Robert DeNiro???”

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Ira Israel reflects on the intimate friendships he’s formed from uncanny coincidences.

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ Proves Nerds Are Cool

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A show that reminds us how far we have come as a society in embracing our inner nerd.

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Egon Schiele: The Artist who Went to Jail for Drawing The Radical Nude


Why you should go and see one of the four exhibitions of his work on show around the world.

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15 Ways ‘Fight Club’ Helped To Define This Generation More Than We Recognize


Ilia Jones breaks the first rule and talks about ‘Fight Club’ and it’s connection to Generation-Y.

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Is Joss Whedon’s ‘Avengers’ Sequel a Warning About Technology Overtaking Our Lives?

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Alex Yarde speculates that the ‘Avengers’ sequel, Dawning Of The Age Of Ultron, may be the director’s commentary on the future development of Artificial Intelligence.

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‘The Book of Life’ The Perfect Date Movie

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A visually stimulating film that really shows you the power of true love.

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Why ‘Birdman’ Will Sweep The Golden Globe Awards and Academy Awards


‘Birdman’ encapsulates almost every classic male protagonist from Icarus through Faust, Charles Foster Kane, Willy Loman, Stanley Kowalski, Jake Gittes, Tony Montana…

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Ernest Hemingway: The Nick Adams Stories

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews an old-time classic by Ernest Hemingway.

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‘Metroid Prime: Echoes’ Samus Aran Returns Stronger Than Ever

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This new world is split into two parts, and each has its own difficulties and challenges.

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‘Dracula Untold’ Every Bloodline Has a Beginning

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Vlad the Impaler like he’s never been seen before. This movie goes beyond the usual on-screen Dracula, to the heart of the man who became a monster.

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Elvis on the Stairway to Heaven

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Led Zeppelin Meets Elvis, 40 Years Ago

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‘Handy’ by Weird Al Yankovic (Video) Gives Praise to Handymen Everywhere


“Weird Al” Yankovic’s new song ‘Handy’ celebrates the handy person in your life.

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The Beauty, and Need, of Long-Form


There is beauty in the art of long-form writing. In the rush of modern society, we must not forget this.

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‘The Judge’ Tells Viewers to Defend Your Honor

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This film shows it is never too late to be there for your family.

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