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‘Barbie’ Turned the Abstract Into a Cohesive Script. It Deserves the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar.

Snubbed or not, there is one major Oscar award Greta Gerwig truly deserves to win. Here’s why.

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The Grand Historical Epic Is Back in Fashion

From ‘Oppenheimer’ to ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ to ‘Napoleon,’ 2023 saw the old-school historical epic reenter the zeitgeist. Could the trend last, or was it just a flash in the pan?

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The Curse of the Eighth Pick in the NBA Draft

It’s been almost 30 years since an All-Star was taken with the no. 8 pick (shout-out Vin Baker). We examine the most bizarre drought in the draft.

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How to Fix the Oscars, Once and for All

The Academy Awards require a fundamental reimagining of what the show looks like. Here’s a bullet point guide for how to do it.

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‘Glass Onion’ Brought ‘Knives Out’ to the Next Level. Give It the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar.

Rian Johnson faced the biggest writing challenges of any of the five nominees, but the director managed to perfectly thread the needle, ensuring that ‘Glass Onion’ felt unique but still delighted the fans of its predecessor

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The Hits, Highlights, and Potential Oscar Contenders of Sundance 2023

Will the movie edition of ‘Cat Person’ go as viral as the short story? And is Jonathan Majors’s big year about to get even bigger? We have thoughts.