In the age of anti-police sentiment, why do we still love detective stories so much?

For avid detective film fans, 2022 was a godsend. From Matt Reeve’s neo-noir iteration of Batman to the return of Daniel Craig in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, the year saw entries into the genre offer nuanced critiques on gender, privilege and more. Other cinematic offerings included See How They Run and Death on […]

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The Glossy, Glorious Return of Adult Contemporary Pop Music in 2022

On her sophomore album Hold the Girl, Rina Sawayama, the breakout British artist known for the mashup style of her 2020 debut—Y2K pop meets nu-metal meets ‘90s R&B—doubles down on her sonic signature. This time, she hones in on the sounds of early 2000s adult contemporary radio, updating them with stadium-sized drum fills and stomping […]

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A Guide to the Celebrity Cameos in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

This story contains spoilers. The cast of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is so star-studded that it’s hard to imagine there’d be room for any more celebrities. And yet, Rian Johnson managed to squeeze in a few extra famous faces as his latest whodunnit unfolds, ranging from star athletes to industry legends. Even the […]

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Women look back: celebrating the advent of the modern neo-noir

This year, two films have renegotiated the terms between observers and observed in noir-tinged narratives, exploring the fight for female agency. Chloe Okuno’s Watcher is a tight thriller about a woman stalked by a man living across the street, a story that continuously challenges the relationship between subject and object. Park Chan-wook’s Decision To Leave […]

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Dove Cameron Teases ‘Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle’ Inspiration For Next Single

By Anita Tai. Published: 11 hours ago Dove Cameron is channeling her edgy side for her next single. The artist revealed to People she decided to “rewrite” Edwyn Colin’s 1994 hit “A Girl Like You” for her upcoming single “Girl Like Me” after getting inspiration from “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle”. In fact, there was one […]

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