Spike Lee’s hamfisted misfire throws everything at the kitchen sink – income inequality, Watergate, lesbian stud service – and none of it sticks.
Maria Finitzo’s documentary celebrates female sexuality in all its varied forms.
Netflix’s droll, witty, refreshingly honest tale of teen sexcapades returns for a second round of sensual salons.
Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky’s edgy tween comedy finds an unexpected sweetness among the swears.
Stanley Kubrick’s mercurial erotic drama gets some much-needed context thanks to one of Frank Ocean’s most infamous mixtapes.
The Wachowskis took their high-concept empathy to TV with a gloriously ambitious Netflix show that was gone far too soon.
HBO’s latest series puts its characters through exaggerated adolescent antics, with little substance to show for it.
Hulu’s new documentary on the life of pioneering sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer balances lifelong tragedies with her undying sense of joy.
David Robert Mitchell’s latest might just be reviled precisely because it prods at the solipsism of the film bros who tend to drag it.
Suranne Jones captivates as historical feminist and lesbian Anne Lister in a messy, but insightful HBO miniseries that overcomes its own stylistic crutches.
Our exploration of black women directors continues with a look at Gina Prince-Bythewood’s sensitive, layered romantic drama.
We take a look at the ways Pam Grier, Tamara Dobson, and other blaxploitation stars elevated their iconic characters beyond white-written stereotypes.
The composer of the upcoming SXSW-bound horror comedy talks about her rock career, the Sundance Film Music and Sound Design Lab, and scoring with her voice.
For our first episode, we talk to the director of Netflix’s camgirl thriller CAM about finding horror and empathy in online sex work.
Netflix’s sex-positive teen dramedy offers up raunch and affection in equal measure.
Director Daniel Goldhaber and screenwriter Isa Mazzei explore the complexities of online sex work with a fascinating thriller […]
Despite a stellar cast and some good intentions, Jason Reitman’s political drama about the rise of the tabloid […]
This piece was originally posted on Alcohollywood The Chicago International Film Festival keeps chugging along this week, and […]