The Big Sick
Finds that laughter-through-tears sweet spot, often in the unlikeliest of places.
A look at why the "Fast & Furious" franchise has become an international juggernaut.
David Lowery on "Stray Dogs"; Black stars top box office; What makes a film "gay"; David Lynch on "Eraserhead"; 10 worst films on "Mystery Science Theatre 3000."
Far Flunger Jana Monji looks at "47 Ronin" and sees a movie that fetishizes "Asian-ness" but muddles important details, from hairstyles to geography.
Marie writes: Ever since he was a boy, photographer John Hallmén has been fascinated by insects. And he's become well-known for photographing the creatures he finds in the Nackareservatet nature reserve not far from his home in Stockholm, Sweden. Hallmén uses various methods to capture his subjects and the results are remarkable. Bugs can be creepy, to be sure, but they can also be astonishingly beautiful...
Blue Damsel Fly [click to enlarge photos]