In a guest essay, Ty Matejowsky examines the once ubiquitous and now mostly forgotten movie tie-in music video format through the example of one for a movie that never existed.
Critiquing Thanos and the limits of deconstruction.
Re-considering the arc of Captain America through the lens of trauma in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
A crucial interrogation of how Gal Gadot’s Israeli identity and IDF experience are used to sell her authenticity in the role of Wonder Woman.
Logan, the best there is at what he does, and what he does is care.
For a movie set in Detroit, it seems awful white.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is part of the ideological state apparatus
Hip Hop got up big time, and I love that, but its focus on cultural production left its political potential untapped.
Hip Hop: Unbound from the Underground
Evil by degrees.
The Talking Heads simultaneously demystifying and mystifying.