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  1. Variety

    From entertainment news to film, TV, and music reviews and much more: you’ll find it all at Variety’s official website.

    Film
  2. Lorene Scafaria’s ‘Hustlers’ and the Anatomy of the Scam

    “These archetypes give women the extremely confused message that to be truly independent, ambitious, and empowered — and dare we say, feminist — is to perform well in the marketplace of the likeable self. It also gives capitalism, which is superficially unfashionable, a second life: its mercenary logic can take on a socially conscientious sheen.”

    Feminism
  3. No One Cares What I Think about the New Star Wars

    With the final episode in the Star Wars saga just around the corner, writer Lucy Blue, a lifelong super-fan, reflects on the movies’ darker, more morally ambiguous tone, and the way the series has evolved since her ’70s childhood.

    Commentary
  4. The 100 Best Movies of the Decade

    At IndieWire, explore a list of the 100 best movies of the 2010s, from Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice (#100) to Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight (#1).

    Film
    Image via IndieWire
  5. Star Wars News

    Go behind the scenes in a galaxy far, far away at the official Star Wars blog. Get character and location histories (and even recipes!), check out games and apps, and join the community of fans.

    Film
  6. Nerdist

    One of the web’s leading — and most inclusive — hubs for conversations around pop culture, Nerdist covers everything from the latest Marvel outing to Pokémon and Game of Thrones.

    Comics
  7. The World of Nora Ephron: A Reading List

    From our sister site Longeads, Sarah Edwards brings us seven stories about the journalist and director Nora Ephron on the 20th anniversary of the release of the film, “You’ve Got Mail.”

    Film
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  8. Weather Words

    Check out Adam Scovell’s short film “Weather Words” — a collaboration with composer Colin Riley, Robert Macfarlane, and Rosalind Jana.

    Art
    A still from "Weather Words" a short film by Adam Scovell.
  9. VRV Blog

    Anime, sci-fi, horror, comedy: over at the VRV Blog, you’ll find thought-provoking articles on contemporary pop culture and the communities that engage with it.

    Comics
  10. Redefining the Hero: The Extrapolated Costume Design of Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman was filled with beautiful, powerful costuming, and a rich, detailed culture for the Amazons — and it all came from Lynda Carter and her 1970’s leotard.

    Fashion
  11. Marvel, Gatekeeping and the ‘Problem’ with Avengers: Infinity War

    “If film should only be for stories which tell a complete picture across two or three films, then is cinema not restricting itself?” Pop-culture critic Tony Black defends the ambitiously hermetic Marvel Cinematic Universe.

    Comics
  12. Books
  13. One Travel Destination to Rule Them All

    At For the Love of Nike, Jennifer takes us on a photographic tour of Hobbiton — the land of the hobbits as filmed in The Lord of the Rings — in Matamata, New Zealand.

    Exploration
    Image by Jennifer at For the Love of Nike
  14. Hollywood Is Out of Unoriginal Ideas

    Justice League flopped, while truly original films like Get Out and Lady Bird are critically and financially successful. So what’s up with all the reboots?

    Film
  15. FilmGrab

    Are you a movie and/or photography buff? At FilmGrab, cinephile Donnacha is building “a growing archive of stills from the best films ever.”

    Art