Posts in Hot Takes
Luca Guadagnino's 'Suspiria' is a Bland, Beige Remake Without Any Meaning

It isn’t that Luca Guadagnino’s take on Dario Argento’s mesmerising horror classic is bad, but it’s definitely bloated, pompous, and overwrought - and we’ll be damned if we understand any of it.

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Harmless Fun: Pop Culture Has Always Lied To Us About Rape

In popular culture, asking for consent is a real mood-buster. If you want a woman to fall madly in lust or love with you, all you have to do is force her until she relents and there’ll be no consequences for however violently you attacked her.

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'Making a Murderer' Part 2 Finally Highlights the Stories of Women

Making a Murderer Part 2 finally asks the right questions, including—but not limited to—if Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey didn’t kill Teresa Halbach, then who did? And the person behind these pretty fucking pertinent questions is Kathleen Zellner.

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A Star Is Not Born (Obviously, a Review of 'A Star Is Born')

It’s undeniable that the trailer features catchy songs and promising visuals, but at over 2 hours long, A Star Is Born is a jumbled mess, filled with clumsy reshoots, and half-assed acting.

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I'm Still Haunted by This Episode of Netflix's 'Stay Here'

Netflix’s AirBnB development show heads to a working class community in Brooklyn, loses all awareness of itself, and is stacked full of white-cringe and rainbow bagels. It’s the interior design equivalent of white saviour syndrome.

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