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Past articles by Joe:

All 52 Movies Nominated for Oscars, Ranked

How many Best Picture nominees are in the bottom 10? → Read More

'Uncle Drew' on HBO: How Does It Stack Up to Other NBA-Star Movies?

Sure, Kyrie Irving can play ball, but can he co-pilot a passenger jet or fend off cartoon monsters? → Read More

'Boy Erased' Is a Powerful Showcase for Lucas Hedges and Nicole Kidman

The insidious nature of ex-gay “therapy” gets some necessary light shined on it in this film from writer-director Joel Edgerton. → Read More

‘About a Boy’ Walked So Rachel Weisz and Nicholas Hoult Could Run Into Battle with Each Other in ‘The Favourite’

In 'The Favourite,' Rachel Weisz and Nicholas Hoult spend much of their time trying to destroy each other. But 16 years ago, she was just a lady trying to date his fake dad. → Read More

'Alt-Right: Age of Rage' on Netflix Might Be Too Balanced For Its Own Good

In depicting the current culture war between white supremacists and antifa resistance, this film, however innocently, gives white nationalism a perch from which to preach. → Read More

Why Oscar Isaac Is Perfect For the ‘Dune’ Reboot

Oscar Isaac as Timmy Tim's dad? UM, YES. → Read More

Is ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile’ Headed To Netflix?

Zac Efron's Ted Bundy movie Extremely Wicked Shockingly Evil and Vile is the talk of Sundance, but is it headed to Netflix? And what is the Extremely Wicked Shockingly Evil And Vile release date in theaters? Here's what you need to know. → Read More

The One Scene in 'Suspiria' That Will Make You Want to Crawl Out of Your Skin

Luca Guadagnino's remake didn't satisfy everyone, but for one scene, he created an all-time classic body-horror moment. → Read More

After ‘Tag,’ I Have to Admit That I Like Jeremy Renner

Tag is streaming on HBO NOW, so go check out the movie that computer-generated Renner’s poor broken limbs. → Read More

‘The Hate U Give’ Puts the Weight of the World on Amandla Stenberg’s Capable Shoulders

This YA adaptation co-starring Russell Hornsby, Regina Hall, and K.J. Apa is uncommonly grounded in real-world events. → Read More

Anne Hathaway’s Femme Fatate Role in ‘Serenity’ Proves She’s Best When Darkest

Whether she’s cat-burgling or busting up a family wedding, the best Anne Hathaway is always more than a little bit bad. → Read More

Which Oscars Will 'Roma' Actually Win?

With 10 nominations to lead the field, how many trophies can Netflix’s prize possession actually win? → Read More

Why Didn't Denzel Washington Get an Oscar for 'American Gangster'?

The actor's great 2007 gangster film is now streaming on Netflix. → Read More

‘The Simpsons’ Made the Best TV Episode About the Super Bowl by Breaking Bills Fans’ Hearts (Some More)

An iconic TV episode where Lisa Simpson's love for her father depends on the Bills losing the Super Bowl? As if Bills fans didn't go through enough?? → Read More

Here’s Every Oscar-Nominated Movie Available to Stream (and Where)

Looking to catch up before Oscar Sunday? Here's your shortcut to streaming every available Oscar nominee. → Read More

Netflix Triumphs, Bradley Cooper Not so Much: Oscar 2019 Snubs & Surprises

Roma and The Favourite lead all films with 10 nods apiece, while Amazon and Hulu picked up key nominations as well. → Read More

Mackenzie Davis Is the Queen of the Metaphysical Threeway Scene

If you're looking to get sexy AND question the nature of what makes a person a person, the star of Tully and Blade Runner 2049 is your girl. → Read More

‘The Old Man & the Gun’ Features Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek at Their Most Charming

This movie is so much better than a movie about old men or guns has any right to be. → Read More

Why 2018 Felt Like the Closing of a Chapter for Ryan Murphy

With his Netflix era on the horizon, Murphy's big 2018 at FX could easily double as a swan song. → Read More

I Would Be a Contestant on Literally ANY Netflix Nice-Reality Show

Showing up on reality TV used to mean humiliation. So why do Netflix's reality shows like Nailed It, Queer Eye, and Tidying Up with Marie Kondo look so appealing for contestants? → Read More