How to make a great anime adaptation
First, get earnest. Second, get expressionist. Finally, get corny.
RIP Stanley Cavell, a philosopher who made philosophy feel urgent
Throughout his career, Cavell committed wholeheartedly to even the most seemingly trivial parts of the world.
Ten years ago, ‘Wanted’ anticipated the dark impulses of the superhero movie boom
The ultimate nerd revenge fantasy looks less cathartic than pathetically violent.
The problem with Arrested Development is right there in the name
The show can’t grow up, becoming the story of a wealthy family that lost everything and learned nothing — both on camera and off.
The compelling rage of David Feinberg
The writer and AIDS activist refused a tidy narrative, even in the face of death.
How ‘Riverdale’ turned Archie into a fascist
In his quest to Make Riverdale Great Again, the All-American hero gives into the fear animating the right.
How a comedy special gets made
What it takes to go from stage to screen, according to the production team behind Rory Scovel’s upcoming Netflix special.