In American Gods, Gaiman shows the gods and monsters of many cultures fighting the new gods emerging from our worship of media and technology.
Mr. Robot is a powerful story of a troubled genius computer engineer who might be fighting a devilish global monopoly. Unless he’s just paranoid.
If you gave up on “House of Cards” last year, go back to it. It can’t keep up with the madness of political reality, but the acting & writing are strong.
With a provocative story, a skilled cast, and the beautiful interiors and streetscapes of New York City, the film sounds like it’s worth a summer’s afternoon spent in air conditioning — so long as you don’t think too hard about it.
“The Defenders” is better than any one of the single-hero series, except for “Luke Cage,” which it equaled.
Too many of us dabble in “Victimism,” Jones says. That’s when you pretend to speak up for victims, while insulating yourself from paying any kind of price.
Can Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson revive the magic of the old action/comedy buddy movie, like “Lethal Weapon”? “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” takes a shot.
“You never know whether to laugh at, pity or fear this character, fiercely played by Aubrey Plaza, which is what makes this film such a compelling watch.”
Abusing a word like “racist” is almost as malicious as falsely charging someone with other despicable, illegal activities, such as rape.
This film shows the efforts of Syrian journalists to track the horrors that ISIS has committed against their countrymen.