Television & Film

The Haunting Realism of ‘The Invisible Man’

This week on Avid Watchers, Mary Kate and Adam discuss the 2020 film ‘The Invisible…

Film Swap: ‘Alien’ vs. ‘Pride & Prejudice’

In the first episode of ‘Avid Watchers,’ co-hosts Mary Kate and Adam make each other…

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‘The Gentlemen’ Review: Guy Ritchie’s “Greatest Hits” Movie Is Slick But Stale

After over a decade in the world of reboots and live-action remakes, English director Guy…

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Remembering a Moment in ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’

What makes a moment memorable? The most important moments of our lives are constantly retold…

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The Relevance of ‘Little Women’

The 2019 adaptation of “Little Women,” written and directed by Greta Gerwig, successfully embodies female…

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Choice and Longing in ‘Atlantics’

‘Atlantics,’ directed by Mati Diop and written by Diop and Olivier Demangal, begins with a…

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‘1917’: A Film that Understands Atmosphere and Subtle Emotion

‘1917’ follows two young British soldiers trekking across France in World War I (WWI). They…

Ranking The 2020 Best Picture Nominees

Angry clowns. Desperate families. Aging mobsters. Silly Nazis. Little women. Bad marriages. Muddy soldiers. Sexy…

In Memoriam: With ‘Dark Phoenix’, A Tumultuous X-Men Franchise Suddenly, and Quietly, Ends

After nearly 20 years, the X-Men franchise as we know it has come to an…

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What ‘Lorena’ is Really About

“They can cut a million clits off in Africa and nobody hears word. Cut one…