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Past articles by Sage:

Charisma Carpenter's Joss Whedon allegations are hitting 'Buffy' fans hard

Many of us who love the show are experiencing a special kind of betrayal. → Read More

Police dramas like 'Law & Order: SVU' are 'comfort TV' for many. We should unpack why.

For those of us who can’t (or more accurately won’t) quit our favorite procedurals, we need to let whatever guilt we feel translate into self-education and action. → Read More

KILLING EVE Season 3 Contemplates the Plight of the Overqualified Woman

Killing Eve's new season suggests that Villanelle is simply too capable and is learning that there’s no real reward for being the best. → Read More

Oscars 2020 best director snubs part of a bigger problem. Big problems need big fixes.

Oscars 2020 best director snubs part of a bigger problem. Big problems need big fixes. → Read More

Exploring the Dead Wives in Family Movies Trope

Dolittle starring Robert Downey Jr. is yet another example of family movies employing the Dead Wife trope to give the male lead motivation. → Read More

Why The Master's Return Changes Everything on DOCTOR WHO

We spoke to Doctor Who stars Jodie Whittaker, Mandip Gill, and Tosin Cole about how the Master's return changes everything for the rest of series 12. → Read More

Beanie Feldstein On ‘How To Build A Girl’ & The “Privilege” Of Reinventing Yourself

In her upcoming new movie, How to Build a Girl, Beanie Feldstein essentially plays two characters: Johanna Morrigan, a bubbly teen from a working class family in Wolverhampton, England, and Dolly Wilde, Johanna's rock n' roll-obsessed,… → Read More

What's The Horror Scene That Still Haunts You? Stars & Filmmakers Share Their Biggest Fears

Whether you can't stomach scary stuff or are the first in line for every gory new release, you can probably think of a scene or two that made a lasting impression on you. Maybe you evaded your parents and saw a horror movie you were way too young to… → Read More

Is ‘The Nightingale’ A True Story? It Accurately Portrays A Dark Period In Australian History

In her breakout film The Babadook, filmmaker Jennifer Kent explored grief and maternal fear through the story of top hat-wearing specter who escapes his storybook to haunt a widow and her young son. The terror in her new movie, however, comes from a… → Read More

Daisy Ridley On Social Media Silence, Fan Backlash, & Why This Is Just A Job

Daisy Ridley doesn't particularly love having her picture taken. It may seem counterintuitive for someone who makes their living in front of a camera, but the truth is that the 27-year-old, who became a household name when she was cast as Rey in the… → Read More

How The 'Good Omens' Book Set The Stage For Amazon’s Mad, Uncensored Adaptation, According To The Cast

There's a healthy amount of reverence for the 1990 novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch at the New York City press junket for Amazon's upcoming TV adaptation. And there ought to be, considering Neil Gaiman, who… → Read More

How Accurate Is ‘Trial By Fire’? The Details Of The Real Case Will Infuriate You

Three young girls die in a house fire that their father, who survived, is accused of setting. That's the first scene and inciting tragic incident in the movie Trial by Fire, out May 17, but it's not where the story of Cameron Todd Willingham and his… → Read More

Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Directorial Debut ‘The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind’ Is An Authentically African Story Told On A Grand Scale

When I meet Oscar-nominated actor and first-time feature director Chiwetel Ejiofor in the Ludlow Hotel in New York City, he's bypassed the couch and pulled up a chair identical to the one where I'm meant to sit. The other setup felt weird, he says.… → Read More

‘The Favourite’ Hair & Makeup Designer Nadia Stacey Didn’t Know If She Could Pull Off The Period Piece

Most directors that hair and makeup designer Nadia Stacey has worked with over the years are more than happy to leave her be to create looks for their characters. "Normally they go, 'I don’t know that much about makeup and you do, so you take the… → Read More

What Jenny Slate Is Really Thinking When You Call Her “Quirky”

My interview with Jenny Slate at the Sundance Film Festival starts a little late, because like you and everyone else you know, the actor/filmmaker also uses her bathroom breaks to catch up on her emails. "There's a lot happening here!" Slate laughs,… → Read More

Karen Gillan’s Directorial Debut Is Nothing Like Her Previous Work — But Don’t Be So Surprised

"I’ve been released from a very tight ponytail," actor and filmmaker Karen Gillan says when she sits down opposite me in the Bustle green room and I ask how she is. "It’s the best feeling in the world. Liberation." It's tempting to look for the… → Read More

'Little' Is A Celebration Of "Black Girl Magic," Down To The Tiniest Details, According To The Cast & Crew

In the new family comedy Little, out April 12, Regina Hall and black-ish star Marsai Martin share a role — that of Jordan, a bullied teen who becomes a bullying adult... and then finds herself plopped magically back into her middle school nightmare.… → Read More

'Little' Star Marsai Martin Isn't Putting Any Limits On What She Can Achieve As A Teen Girl Boss

It all started a little over three years ago, black-ish star Marsai Martin's dad Joshua says. When the sitcom actor, known for playing the indomitable Diane Johnson, was only 10 years old, she sat on a bed with her mother and father and talked about… → Read More

How ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Producer Amy Nauiokas Is Using Her Wall Street Mindset To Change Hollywood

When I meet Amy Nauiokas, producer of Can You Ever Forgive Me?, she's just come from speaking on a Savannah Film Festival panel for female producers. It's just one of the event's several "Wonder Women" chats, highlighting those working behind the… → Read More

‘Destroyer’ Director Karyn Kusama Is Done Being A “Self-Perfecting Girl”

In Destroyer, a brutal modern noir out in theaters now, Nicole Kidman plays Detective Erin Bell, a woman who's hardened beyond recognition by a tragedy that unfolds in flashback throughout the course of the film. It makes for a subversion of the… → Read More