'Swarm' is a Stan Culture Satire With No Sting

ByRendy Jones

Despite an incredible lead performance from Dominique Fishback, Swarm will only leave you buzzing with dissatisfaction.

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'Sorry to Bother You' is an Absurdist Call to Action

ByChrishaun Baker

Boots Riley’s dazzling debut gives a middle finger to capitalism with the most WTF third-act twist.

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'The Woman King' Should Have Been a Defining Pop Culture Moment

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"Beyond this wall is a palace of women."


William Jackson Harper Is The Hidden Gem Of The Quantum Realm

ByJordan Crucchiola and Julia Johnson

The Good Place actor opens up about his small-but-mighty role in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, vibing with Killmonger, and getting used to Hollywood success.


SlayStation: How Queer and Trans Gamers Demolished the Rules of Drag

BySean McGeady

Since its inaugural event in December 2021, SlayStation has packed out some of London’s most esteemed mid-sized queer venues. Now it’s leveling up.

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Magazine Dreams is a New-Age Taxi Driver That’s More Muscle Than Meat

ByLyvie Scott

Jonathan Majors gives a blistering performance as a bodybuilder consumed by his obsessions.

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How Mike Colter's surprising first acting role prepared him for Plane

ByHoai-Tran Bui

Mike Colter plays an enigma in the new action thriller Plane. And he’d like to keep it that way.

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The Last of Us star Nico Parker is HBO’s hero of the hour

ByDais Johnston

Parker plays a small but pivotal part in The Last of Us Episode 1.

Scene Stealers 2022

How Jaymes Butler gave the scariest movie of 2022 a dose of reality

ByChrishaun Baker

The Barbarian actor reveals his character’s secret backstory and more.

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever changed Atlantis "out of respect," director says

ByEric Francisco

Audiences are going to see the sunken city in a different light.

Wakanda Forever

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever originally had an Endgame-centric story, director reveals

ByEric Francisco

Ryan Coogler opens up about the original script before Chadwick Boseman died in 2020.

16 years later, Sammy “Mini-Mall” Stephens is still trying to go viral

ByArt Anthony and Wes Frazer

“Everything the kids are doing on TikTok? I started that. I’m the godfather of — what’d you call ’em? — memes.”

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Black Panther 2 is wading into the messy history of Atlantis

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EV ownership has a racial gap — one major change could bridge the divide

ByAndrea Marpillero-Colomina and The Conversation

Today’s charging infrastructure favors homeowners, who are more likely to be white.


53 years ago, NASA convinced America to go to the Moon — can they do it again?

ByPassant Rabie

“$12 a day to feed an astronaut. We could feed a starving child for $8.”


On TikTok, Black therapists shine a light on mental health — and each other

ByHannah Norman and Kaiser Health News

Mental health professionals have soared in popularity on TikTok