February 23, 2024 3:00 am

Review: HBO’s Comedic Take on Pirate Life

The pirates in Our Flag Means Death end up more interested in skirting imperial powers than in plundering.

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February 16, 2024 3:30 am

Review: Netflix’s Real-Life Spinoff Can’t Recreate Squid Game’s Allure

In Squid Game: The Challenge, contestants don’t really risk their lives.

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February 15, 2024 1:05 pm

Audit Finds New York’s $700 Million Film Tax Credits Make Little Difference

The credit “is at best a break-even proposition and more likely a net cost” for the state.

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February 13, 2024 8:45 am

Jon Stewart’s Return to The Daily Show Was Actually Pretty Great

When he’s on his game, he’s still one of the best bullshit detectors in the media.

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February 9, 2024 3:00 am

Review: Ken Burns Explains the Anti–Native American Plot To Kill Bison

The American Buffalo documentary charts the fall and rise of American bison.

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February 8, 2024 10:15 am

Georgia Lawmakers Propose Modest Changes to State Film Tax Credits

The credits cost the state over $1.3 billion per year with a 19 percent return on investment. Lawmakers’ proposals will do little to change that.

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February 2, 2024 3:00 am

Review: Netflix Delivers a Surprisingly Balanced Take on Vaping

Big Vape presents differing views on the supposed youth vaping epidemic.

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January 30, 2024 2:00 pm

The Best of Reason: Comedy’s Truthiness Problem

Hasan Minhaj’s stand-up tests the boundaries of fact and fiction.

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January 29, 2024 3:30 am

The Last Liberal

Bill Maher on weed, wokeness, and 30 years of free speech

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January 21, 2024 3:00 am

Comedy’s Truthiness Problem

Hasan Minhaj’s stand-up tests the boundaries of fact and fiction.

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January 19, 2024 3:30 am

Review: Loki Reckons With the Peril of Power

In the second season of his eponymous Marvel series, Loki becomes both more human and more godlike.

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January 19, 2024 3:00 am

Review: A Teen Dramedy on a Native American Reservation

The government abuse that precipitated Native American social woes is not directly discussed in Reservation Dogs.

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January 19, 2024 12:35 am

HBO’s ‘Savior Complex’ Shows The True Victims Of Wokeness Are Poor Black Kids

Desperate families in Uganda were once served by the grace of a Virginia missionary who opened a home to save malnourished children.

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