The Trouble with Recreating The Myth and Magic of ‘Star Wars’

Star Wars is a passion project that became a franchise. Its scope has increased in the forty years since the first movie's release; shifting and changing to fit different times and audiences. Whatever has been arguably lost or gained, there is no denying that audiences everywhere have continued to be captivated by a galaxy far, far away.

The Best Movies of 2017

The Goomba Stomp/Sordid Cinema crew puts together their list of the best movies of 2017.
Daniel Day Lewis & Paul Dano in There Will Be Blood

10 Years Later: Paul Thomas Anderson Finally Kills His Idols in ‘There Will Be...

'There Will Be Blood' marks a change in Paul Thomas Anderson's filmmaking that coincides with the death of one of his inspirations, Robert Altman.
Hugh Jackman in "The Greatest Showman"

‘The Greatest Showman’ Is Only Fit for Suckers

'The Greatest Showman' covers up the more interesting facets of the man in favor of dangerous myth-making.

Top 5 Dumbest Things About ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Even while I was enraptured in what was essentially a two-and-a-half-hour chase movie in space, there were moments in 'The Last Jedi' that left me thinking, "Hang on a minute..."

‘The Last Jedi’ Blasts Star Wars Reverence into Meaningless, Fun Space Bits

Disney has essentially turned Star Wars into a Marvel movie, but it's still decent fun.

50 Years Later: What We Can Take From ‘Valley of the Dolls’

'Valley of the Dolls' may be reduced to “trashiness,” but we’d be denying its skill and sensitivity - and perhaps the value of trash.

Wait… Was 2017 The Best Year for Superhero Movies of All Time?

After putting numerous films through an air-tight mathematical formula, we've ranked the best years of the 21st century for the superhero genre. It's science!
Timothée Chalamet & Armie Hammer in "Call Me by Your Name"

‘Call Me by Your Name’ Is a Rapturous Celebration of First Love

'Call Me by Your Name' is a tender and sweet depiction of a budding romance.

50 Years Later: Where Is Today’s ‘Cool Hand Luke’?

Cool Hand Luke is a rebellious look at the struggle we all face from every aspect of restriction within the world we inhabit.