Two critics go head-to-head over their differing perspectives on the Fast & Furious series
Scott Renshaw: As we approach what may or may not be the finale of this particular incarnation of the Fast & Furious series (review not available at press time), I wanted to try to wrap my head around why it's such a big deal to so many people.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel revisits an amiably bland anthology formula
Join me, if you will, on a journey back to the late 1970s in America. Jimmy Carter was president, lapels were wide, and those who were not fever-ing on Saturday nights were often spending them in the comfortable embrace of the crew of the Pacific Princess ...
An inspirational true story finds the wrong focus in McFarland, USA
In recent years—particularly in regard to the transformation of New York City's Times Square from a locus of iniquity into a tourist-friendly hub of consumerism—people tend to wield the word "Disneyfication" in a negative context.
Black or White dabbles obliviously in thorny questions of race and privilege
There are many reasons why a narrative can piss you off to the point where you can't see straight. Everyone's got their hot button, installed in uniquely sensitive areas of the psyche, whether it's a matter of politics, ...