Baby Driver Is a Tribute to the Magic of the Earbud—Spencer Kornhaber dives into how Edgar Wright’s car-chase caper explores the wonders—and the dangers—of everyone having their own soundtrack.
What The Big Sick Gets Right About Parenthood—Inkoo Kang unpacks the romantic comedy’s fleshing out of the poignant supporting roles that mothers and fathers can play.
Has Michael Bay Fallen Out of Love With the Military?—David Sims traces the Transformers director’s history of portraying soldiers in his films.
Will Ferrell Needs to Be Weird Again—David Sims believes films like The House, which cast the actor as a frustrated suburban everyman, are a waste of his unique comic talents.
The Little Hours Is an Alt-Comedy Gone Medieval—David Sims watches Jeff Baena’s new film, which juxtaposes foul-mouthed 21st-century humor with bawdy tales from the Middle Ages.
The Bachelorette Reveals Itself for What It Is—Megan Garber argues that the show, with exploitative plotlines that treat racism as entertainment, is becoming harder and harder to defend.
How Will Silicon Valley Work Without T.J. Miller?—David Sims considers the future of the HBO show after the mercurial comedian departed under mysterious circumstances.