10 Great Movies About 10 of History’s Worst People

screenshot: Downfall (2004) There’s a reason books about Hitler consistently outsell books about Churchill. As long as it’s kept at arm’s length, abstracted into words or images, and not in our faces or in our houses, andvile is way more compelling than good. These 10 people are among the worst humans in history—merciless despots, ruthless … Read more

Mobile Suit Gundam Cucuruz Doan’s Island Review

Image: Sunrise / Crunchyroll Last year, Netflix brought us Gundam: Hathawaya modern entry in the mecha franchise’s vaunted “Universal Century” timeline that, despite the weight of context upon it, served as an interesting entry into a decades-old saga. This year, we have another gundam movie on the way—but it’s one that works best if you … Read more

Netflix’s ‘The Real Bling Ring’ Spotlights the Teens Who Robbed Paris Hilton and the Hollywood Elite

Few series have made Hollywood and its fame-hungry residents look more pitiful, shameful, and altogether gross as The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist, a three-part Netflix affair (Sept. 21) about the group of LA teens who committed a string of robberies—including, famously, on the homes of celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Audrina Patridge, Rachel Bilson, … Read more

‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ (2022) on Netflix

All Quiet on the Western Front has a new full-color version, bringing the classic book to life—and showing an even more devastating view of the harrowing realities of the Great War. Erich Maria Remarque, a German veteran and journalist, wrote the 1928 book and was forced into exile in Switzerland for criticizing the war and … Read more

Actor Rowan Atkinson Destroys a Priceless Art Collection in Netflix’s ‘Man vs. Bee.’ The Showrunners Tell Us How They Made It Look So Real

The original script for the 2022 comedy series man vs. beewhich stars co-creator Rowan Atkinson of blackadder and Mr. bean fame, called for the destruction of a work by Jackson Pollock. There’s really no way to talk about this nine-episode series without spoilers, but knowing that house-sitter Trevor (played by Atkinson)—doing his best impersonation of … Read more

What to Expect from NASA’s DART Mission to Deflect an Asteroid

Artistic depiction of NASA’s DART probe and the Italian Space Agency’s LICIACube at the Didymos binary system.Image: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben A NASA spacecraft called DART is set to deliberately crash into a small asteroid as part of a planetary defense test. While this space rock is not of concern, what we learn from the … Read more

A Review Of Maya Hawke and Camila Mendes’ Do Revenge

(from left) Maya Hawke and Ca Mendes star in Jennifer Kaytin Robinson’s From Revenge.photo: Netflix With its inclusion of sassy language and its indictment of progressive culture, From Revenge is a movie for the modern era—but it plays like a love letter to the savage and sweet teen-themed movies of the 1980s, ’90s and early … Read more

The School For Good And Evil first trailer: Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington

Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington are responsible for shaping a new generation of heroes and villains in Netflix’s upcoming film The School For Good And Evil. In the upcoming adaptation of Soman Chainani’s popular book series of the same name, Theron, 47, portrays Lady Lesso, head of the School for Evil while Washington, 45, plays … Read more

D23 Expo reimainging, sequel, Pixar, and more news roundup

All the Disney princessesphoto: Olga Thompson (Walt Disney World Resort via Getty Images) Now that another Disney+ Day has come and gone, we can get on to the meat of Disney’s big weekend: The D23 Expo, where the greatest fans in the world can get a look at the stuff they’ve already seen before but … Read more

Jessica Chastain tries to figure out if her co-worker is a killer in The Good Nurse trailer

The tiring life of a nurse takes a deadly new twist in the first trailer for Netflix’s The Good Nurse, based on a harrowing true story. Jessica Chastain plays the title character, a nurse and a single mom who hears some disturbing rumors about her co-worker Charlie Cullen (Eddie Redmayne), who was dubbed the Angel … Read more