If last week was an examination of what happens when films break through the fourth wall, this week, it’s time take it a step further and look at what happens when TV shows go fully meta.
With Enola Holmes set to hit Netflix next week, adding another fourth wall-breaking narrator to film canon, now seems like a good time to look back on some other movies where the main character spent just as much time talking to the audience as they did to the rest of the cast.
Sure, boy wizards and hobbits are great, but for those of us with shorter attention spans, here are five great fantasy films that aren’t quite so time-consuming.
From superheroes to assassins, military leaders to rig drivers, cinema of the last twenty years has striven to present women in all their punch-‘em-up glory, so here’s a list of some new icons for little girls (and boys) to look up to.
2020 has been a year of primarily two things: lots of free time and lots of isolation (and, well, murder hornets, because we truly live in the weirdest timeline).
While it probably isn’t a terrible surprise to find out Little Women or Selma were directed by women, female directors have contributed far more unusual and wilder movies to the Hollywood canon.
Welcome to Friday Five, a new column dedicated to all things pop culture. Every week, we’ll put together five recommendations for you from the worlds of film, television, books and music, each curated to a different theme.