Tag: justicesmith

I SAW THE TV GLOW Official Trailer: Justice Smith And Brigette Lundy-Paine Star in Jane Schoenbrun's New Horror Flick

Teenager Owen is just trying to make it through life in the suburbs when his classmate introduces him to a mysterious late-night TV show -- a vision of a supernatural world beneath their own. In the pale glow of the television, Owen's view of reality begins to crack.

Sundance 2024 Review: I SAW THE TV GLOW, Enthralling Exploration of Cult Fandoms, Nostalgia, and Trans Identity

In writer-director Jane Schoenbrun’s (We're All Going to the World's Fair) second feature-length film, I Saw the TV Glow, cult fandoms, the positives and perils inherent in nostalgia (tonic or toxin), and the boundless search for personal identity, specifically trans...

Sundance 2024 Review: THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MAGICAL NEGROES, Surface-Deep Satire Flounders on Rom-Com Shores

Filmmaker Spike Lee generally gets credit for inserting the “magical negro” phrase into pop culture more than two decades ago, but the idea itself dates back decades, if not longer. Coined to reflect the tradition in fiction or film of...

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: HONOR AMONG THIEVES Review: D&D on the Big Screen Done Right

Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Regé-Jean Page and Hugh Grant star in an action adventure directed by Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, opening in movie theaters worldwide.

Review: POKÉMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU, Big Budget Fan Service That Will Confound N00bz

I'm getting (slightly) too old for this shit. I graduated from high school in 1997, a few years before Poké-Mania swept North America and ultimately became one of Japan's most popular cultural exports. Pokémon, the brainchild of Tajiri Satoshi, in...

Trailer For Baz Luhrmann's THE GET-DOWN Will Make You Want To Dance

While most of his films have a close connection to music, the last thing I would have expected from Baz Luhrmann (Stricly Ballroom, Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge!) was a television show about the birth of hip hop in 1970s...