In ‘Fire Island’ Trailer, Joel Kim Booster and Bowen Yang Make a Gay ‘Pride and Prejudice’

In 'Fire Island' Trailer, Joel Kim Booster and Bowen Yang Make a Gay 'Pride and Prejudice'

True Pride and Prejudice fans will remember Elizabeth Bennet’s one true dream, apart from settling down with the dreamy Mr. Darcy: to visit Fire Island. While she never got to visit the summer getaway spot—as far as we know, at least—Bowen Yang and Joel Kim Booster uphold her legacy in the trailer for their new … Read more

Inside ‘The Baby’, a Twisted HBO Horror-Comedy About a Killer Baby

Inside 'The Baby', a Twisted HBO Horror-Comedy About a Killer Baby

It’s bad enough when all of Natasha’s friends start popping out babies—but when an infant falls into her life and latches on, the 38-year-old chef’s world turns into an actual horror show. The baby is a serial killer. The Baby, a horror comedy from Siân Robins-Grace and Lucy Gaymer that premieres Sunday on HBO Max, … Read more

Let’s Unpack ‘The Northman’s’ Most WTF Scene, Nicole Kidman’s Incestuous Seduction of Alexander Skarsgard

Let's Unpack 'The Northman's' Most WTF Scene, Nicole Kidman's Incestuous Seduction of Alexander Skarsgard

The Northman, in which director Robert Eggers transforms Alexander Skarsård into legendary Viking Amleth, is the director’s biggest production yet. A grimy $90 million epic coated in sweat and soil, Eggers’ third feature unfolds with the steady rhythm of swords bashed against shields ahead of battle. Then comes a twist—and kiss—that turns everything on its … Read more

‘The Offer,’ About the Making of ‘The Godfather,’ Is Paramount Sucking Its Own Cannoli

'The Offer,' About the Making of 'The Godfather,' Is Paramount Sucking Its Own Cannoli

As one character opines in The Offeryou don’t need to know how art works to enjoy it, and yet Paramount+’s series about the making of The Godfather—timed to coincide with the film’s 50th anniversary—believes the exact opposite. Akin to the studio giving itself a big sopping wet-tongue kiss in the mirror, this 10-episode streaming affair … Read more

The Kardashians Are Back on TV — With Even Less to Say

The Kardashians Are Back on TV — With Even Less to Say

The Kardashians are back, but you’d be forgiven for not noticing that they were ever gone. It’s been less than a year since E! aired the series finale of Keeping Up with the Kardashianspretty much the normal time between seasons of a TV show. In the 10 months that the Kardashians have been absent from … Read more

In Netflix’s ‘Senior Year’ Trailer, Rebel Wilson Makes High School Funny Again

In Netflix's 'Senior Year' Trailer, Rebel Wilson Makes High School Funny Again

Picture this. You’re approaching 40 and you find yourself returning to your high school after 20 years, where you will be enrolled as a student surrounded by TikTok-obsessed teens. This is–shockingly–not the premise of a horror film, but of Netflix’s upcoming Rebel Wilson-led comedy, Senior Year. The opening title card of the film’s first trailer, … Read more

Netflix’s Most Addictive Show Is ‘Old Enough,’ About Cute Japanese Toddlers Running Errands

Netflix's Most Addictive Show Is 'Old Enough,' About Cute Japanese Toddlers Running Errands

The most bingeable new series on Netflix right now is not a true-crime scammer drama with an exorbitant music budget, nor is it a trashy dating show featuring some of the worst people ever to appear on television. It’s not even a bodice-ripping, tension-filled meditation on horniness in Regency-era London. No, the most bingeable show … Read more

Michael Bay’s ‘Ambulance’ Is as Batshit Insane as You Hoped

Michael Bay's 'Ambulance' Is as Batshit Insane as You Hoped

Michael Bay is the master of maximalism, a cinematic conductor who orchestrates every shot, explosion, and soundtrack cue into a symphony of sexualized carnage. Though once slandered as the epitome of shallow style over substance, the director now—in a Marvel-dominated era of production-line blockbuster homogeneity—stands out as a uniquely vulgar visionary, his films an orgiastic … Read more

‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ Is No Match for Jim Carrey’s Maniac Performance

'Sonic the Hedgehog 2' Is No Match for Jim Carrey's Maniac Performance

Given its gratifying feistiness, Sonic the Hedgehog’s status as the all-time highest-grossing video game-based movie in America is a depressing indictment of the genre, whose reputation won’t be improved by that blockbuster’s sequel, Sonic the Hedgehog 2. A comparable follow-up that whizzes about delivering action, wisecracks, pop-culture allusions and more than a few groan-worthy declarations … Read more

Michael Mann’s ‘Tokyo Vice’ Is a Stylish and Seductive Noir That You Don’t Want to Miss

Michael Mann's 'Tokyo Vice' Is a Stylish and Seductive Noir That You Don't Want to Miss

Michael Mann returns to the scene of small-screen urban crime with tokyo vicewhose title implies a connection to his iconic ’80s hit miami vice but whose story proves to be a unique investigation of the Japanese underworld and the unlikely duo that attempt to drag its ugliness into the light. Loosely adapted by showrunner JT … Read more