All-Time Favorite Actresses, Vol. XVI

Kelly Bishop Brenda Blethyn Lorraine Bracco Jennifer Ehle Isla Fisher Estelle Getty Anna Gunn Mariska Hargitay Christina Hendricks Vicky Krieps Audra McDonald Rue McClanahan Kate Mulgrew Lupita Nyong’o Julia Ormond Sarah Polley Emmy Rossum Fiona Shaw Jessica Tandy Marisa Tomei xx JB

Best Series Finales of All-Time

In honor of Broad City’s pitch-perfect, absolute tear-jerker of a series finale, which all future showrunners should look to as an example of how to go out on a high note while remaining true to the spirit of the world and the characters you have created without overstaying your welcome, I wanted to highlight some…

Éirinn go Brách

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I want to highlight a few of my favorite movies set in or about the Emerald Isle, which, as an Irish-American, has always held great allure for me, and which is one of my very favorite places in the world. It’s such a lush, enchanting island and has inspired…

2019: Early Bright Spots

Amid the doldrums of winter, it occurred to me today that 2019 has not yet yielded a single film I’ve really liked (in a non-ironic way). It’s not entirely surprising given the release timeline studios all seem to be adhering to these days, but still a bit disappointing. Fortunately, I’ve found satisfaction elsewhere. Here are…