May 4, 2015

Why “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is Impressive, Fun, and a Complete Disaster

Treading water. Those are not the words I want to write when describing Marvel’s latest superhero movie. Yet the biggest […]
April 28, 2015

“Ex Machina” is a Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Cyberpunk

My review for Ex Machina could just read like this: See the movie. Afterward, go home, turn off all the […]
April 8, 2015

“Furious 7” is Insane, Important for Minorities, Terrible for Feminism

If you thought this franchise pushed the limits of believability before, you ain’t seen nothing yet. It’s hard to remember […]
March 31, 2015

“It Follows” Is The Most Important Horror Film In Decades

It Follows is the movie Franz Kafka would write if he were into making sex horror. And, you know, if […]
March 30, 2015

Why the Bechdel Test Matters (As Told by a Male Film Critic)

When I first became a movie critic in 2007, it was at a weekly paper in Texas. I loved movies, […]