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  • Opinion

The success of the Snyder Cut shows nice guys can finish first — and that we want them to

America may be mired in nastiness, but it turns out audiences wanted to see a decent person get a win.
  • Mar 26, 2021
  • Opinion

‘WandaVision’ punted on its most interesting idea about grief

Grief can make a person do terrible things. Justifying that is a mistake.
  • Mar 8, 2021
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How copyright law can save Dr. Seuss — and the rest of us — from cancel culture

If authors and other rights-holders don't want to benefit from ugly content anymore, there's an easy solution: Transfer the work to the public domain.
  • Mar 3, 2021
  • Opinion

To understand contemporary American culture, look to Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee

A long-running dispute about Lee's legacy obscures his real genius for creating empowered fan communities.
  • Feb 23, 2021
  • Opinion

Ted Cruz knows politics is theater. That’s why his Cancun jaunt is so bizarre.

People want to know their leaders care about them. A quick trip to Mexico communicates the opposite.
  • Feb 18, 2021
  • Opinion

The opportunity ‘Framing Britney Spears’ missed

The documentary could have told a story about the superfans who have turned Spears and her conservatorship into a cause.
  • Feb 11, 2021
  • Opinion

What a post-truth era has to learn from citizens of a truth-annihilating regime

Russia’s submission to the Oscars’ foreign language category, “Dear Comrades!,” is an important warning about the consequences of living in a world where truth has no meaning.
  • Feb 4, 2021
  • Opinion

We live in a golden age of cringe

The genre deserves to fade into history for aesthetic and political reasons.
  • Jan 27, 2021
  • Opinion

Jack Dorsey is Twitter’s CEO. He still doesn’t seem to understand the service.

Social media networks are nothing more than societies in miniature, and societies have always needed a way to keep antisocial elements from harming the society at large.
  • Jan 14, 2021
  • Opinion

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is a bad DC Comics movie — and a surprisingly good look at D.C.

'WW84' gets what makes the city, and the people who work here, tick — and get corrupted.
  • Jan 4, 2021