Each of us carries our own version of the Multiverse in our heads.
Fire-breathing dragons may represent chaos and the human impulse to conquer that threat.
Though difficult to watch, films like "Shoah" and "Life of Crime" cover topics that should not be ignored.
How far should we boldy go?
Moral panics about the content of children's cartoons and other forms of entertainment have a long history.
In the philosophy of Star Wars, the Sith are evil because they surrender to passion. But is a life of total rationality a “good” life?
The fictitious 31st-century world portrayed by the series is actually quite a bit like our own in the 21st century.
The Netflix show about a Birmingham crime family and their personal demons concluded earlier this month.
Quite a lot, actually, even though it has no identifiable value as a scientific concept.
Technologically, the answer is definitely no. But that doesn't mean CGI is always used to good effect.
Are psychopaths cold-blooded murderers? Not usually.
A large study links pornography use to decreased sexual performance for men and increased sexual performance for women.
The researchers consumed a lot of wine while watching 15 seasons of the show.
It may depend on whether you're an "easily empathetically embarrassed" person.
Moments of social anxiety around truth tend to be accompanied by similar “fool the eye” pop culture phenomena.
Bruce Willis has announced he is stepping away from acting.
According to Tolkien, fantasy requires a deep imagination known as "sub-creation." And the genre reflects a fundamental truth of being human.
Time for a status check before watching "Moon Knight."
While there is more to North Korean cinema than meets the eye, the country’s film industry ultimately amounts to little more than a mouthpiece for the ruling Kim dynasty.
The attitude we take to Will Smith's slap will mirror our attitudes to violence, masculinity, and protecting others more generally.
Far from being inappropriate, many of the most controversial acceptance speeches highlighted important issues in the film industry.
Just don't expect the apocalypse to look like it does in the movies.
Hit shows are like societal mirrors, capable of reflecting the cultural zeitgeist whose likeness they try to record.
What value does wit hold in genres defined by brute strength?
Released in 1972, "Ways of Seeing" has proven to be as worthy of study as the artistic traditions it investigates.
Although equal parts Hollywood blockbuster and Putinist propaganda, "Trotsky" still manages to capture the good, the bad, and the ugly of Russia’s revolutionary past.
Winner takes all, losers die, and participants have no choice but to play.