Looking at history through questions of power, sexual agency, and morality
Kathryn Reklis explores film, TV, and more
If whiteness is a fiction, it's one that does a lot of damage.
Debra Granik's film is a masterful familial drama—and much more.
Elastigirl is the hero we need.
By the end of the final season, the series has shown the best and worst of our homeland—and spies with souls.
Ernst Toller is not so different from the male anti-heroes at the heart of Paul Schrader's earlier, more sensational films.
On Damn, the hip-hop artist draws connections between guns, gangs, Wall Street corruption, and the 2016 election. It's a bold indictment of collective sin.
A podcast about Watergate and a TV drama about Weimar Germany remind us that we don't know how our own story will end.
Getting millions of Americans to consider the merits of black armed revolution against global oppression is no small feat.
The tech-focused series provides abundant fuel for ethical and theological debate.
The new Star Wars movie calls solo heroism into question—and offers a vision of communal goodness.
Films about struggling moms and toxic masculinity should challenge traditional gender roles, not applaud them.
The comedy series doesn’t feel didactic—despite the fact that it features actual moral philosophy lessons.
Darren Aronofsky's title character is the divine feminine, Mary, and Spirit; she's a little bit Gaia and a whole lot of the Feminine Principle.
In Ocean's 11, the thieves' sheer coolness reeled us in. It's a harder sell when the heroes day-drink themselves to sleep.