The result is a pretty exemplary popcorn movie.
Summer action heroes are several shades of gray; Memories of Baltimore; "Silicon Valley" is not misogynistic; The Onion is not a joke; James Horner on Terrence Malick.
How Hollywood keeps out women; Why color correction matters; Spike Lee on digital film viewing; All things shining in "The Tree of Life"; Togetherness in "Avengers: Age of Ultron."
Roger Ebert is why I'm here; "Listen up Philip" and "American Sniper"; David Simon on America; Remembering Richard Corliss; Robert Townsend on "Hollywood Shuffle."
Frank Mosley on "Her Wilderness"; "Goodfellas" is the perfect gangster film; "Ex Machina" and feminism; Amy Schumer on confidence; PTA's 5 types of father figures.
Posting 27,000 times to one online forum; Reflections of synthetic skin; Norman Lear on the neglected mission of PBS; The assistant economy; Kristen Stewart on the industry of celebrity.
The state of female directors in Hollywood; Legacy of "Goodfellas"; "Year of women" at box office; What Dogme 95 did for women directors; Chuck Norris vs. Communism.
How Allison Jones reshaped American comedy; History of Max Headroom; Matthew Modine's "Full Metal Jacket Diary"; Bone broth is hot ham water; A physicist explains "Furious 7."
Jesus' radical politics; Astonishingly good Iran deal; Franchises that made it to Part 7; Christian film "Beyond the Mask" gets an "A" for effort; The many faces of Tatiana Maslany.
Jim Hemphill on "The Trouble with the Truth"; 1980s Atlanta as a backdrop of the future; How to make Blu-rays relevant again; Recreating Klimt; In defense of Trevor Noah.
Errol Morris names his best movie; Celebrity impersonators on Twitter; Rise of Cryptopticon; Rise of the Christian film; Scientology's final say on "Going Clear."