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Keith Phipps


Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by Keith:


The Movies That Have Everyone Talking at Sundance 2023

From the divisive 'Cat Person' to the bonkers 'Infinity Pool,' this year's films are sure to spark intense conversations and debate. → Read More

Oscars 2023: The Everything Everywhere All at Once hype train leads the nominations

And 8 other takeaways, snubs and surprises from the list of nominees for the 95th Academy Awards → Read More


'Everything Everywhere All at Once' Swept the 2023 Oscar Nominations

And 8 other takeaways, snubs and surprises from the list of nominees for the 95th Academy Awards. → Read More

‘The Last of Us’ Recap, Episode Two: Infected

The end of the line for Boston and a beloved character. A recap of “Infected,” episode 2 of HBO’s “The Last of Us,” starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey. → Read More


44 Movies to Look Forward to in 2023

Jenna Ortega's Scream Queen supremacy continues, 'Barbie' and 'Oppenheimer' battle for the summer and more multiverse adventures abound. → Read More

The 8 Best Christmas Movies on HBO Max

Looking for the best new and classic Christmas and holiday movies on HBO Max? We list the best ones for kids and families, from contemporary favorites to cherished oldies. → Read More

The 13 Best Christmas Action Movies, Ranked

If you like your Christmas movie to include bullets and fire, these action movies should do the trick. The list includes Violent Night, Die Hard, Lethal Weapon, Reindeer Games, Batman Returns, Home Alone, Kiss Kiss Band Bang, Invasion USA, and more. → Read More


Eight Heartwarming, Wacky, and Weird Underrated Christmas Specials for When You’ve Seen 'Charlie Brown' Too Many Times

Mix it up this holiday season with some specials you won't find airing on TNT all day. → Read More

Which Episodes of Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities Are Worth Your Time?

Netflix’s anthology series is narrated by Guillermo del Toro and includes episodes directed by horror favorites like The Babadook’s Jennifer Kent and Twilight’s Catherine Hardwicke. → Read More


Christoph Waltz On Doing Another Western in 'Dead for a Dollar' and Something Even Rarer—Playing a Good Guy

Similar to his seminal 'Django Unchained' role, Waltz is an honorable Old West bounty hunter in his new film 'Dead for a Dollar.' → Read More

The Many Crime Stories of Robert De Niro

De Niro's rap sheet (on film) is unmatched. Here are 15 of his best crime movies. → Read More

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Recap: Here Comes the Flood

Adar’s orc forces attack Arondir and Bronwyn while Galadriel and the Númenóreans ride to the rescue in the show’s first big battle. A recap of ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ season one, episode six. → Read More


'Blonde' Could Make the World Safe for NC-17 Films Again

'Blonde' could serve as a cue for other filmmakers to push beyond the restrictions of the R rating. → Read More

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Recap: Table Talk

Númenor sails off to war while Durin scores himself a sweet new dining-room table. → Read More

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Recap: Visions and Portents

It’s starting to seem like everybody in Middle-earth straight-up hates elves. → Read More


The 2022 Emmys Were Haunted by the Streaming Era’s Recent Wobble

Host Kenan Thompson and some well-deserved wins kept things up beat, but it was hard to ignore some ominous undercurrents to the night. → Read More


The 'Better Call Saul' Series Finale Is as Close to a Happy Ending as the 'Breaking Bad' Universe Gets

In the end, Saul gets just as much redemption as he deserves…and no more. → Read More

Planes, Trains, or Automobiles: Which Mass Transit System Has Been the Best Setting for Thrillers?

What makes mass transit so terrifying? → Read More


What’s the New “Hallelujah”? Here Are Five Totally Overused Songs in Movies and TV

A new documentary on Leonard Cohen demonstrates how Hollywood can wear out a glorious song → Read More


Netflix’s Emmy Nominations Don’t Help Change Its Shaky Reputation

While their rivals were rewarded for their buzzy newcomers, Netflix mostly relied on aging favorites. → Read More