The back alley abortion in ‘Dirty Dancing’ hits different right now
35 years later, the movie's storyline feels like a warning of what’s to come rather than a reminder of what we left behind.
25 years later, 'Gridlock’d' reminds us that America never won its war on drugs
Neil Diamond’s “America” is a corny, yet essential tool to fight antisemitism
Forty years later, we're still far from the workplace revolution of ‘9 to 5’
‘Frasier’ was never about making fun of the rich
'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' sold a Black American Dream that I just can't buy
‘Iron Man’ was always the story of a good guy with a gun
What “The Boondocks” didn't understand about Blackness in the 2000s
The Danish political drama 'Borgen' is a welcome contrast to Trumpism
'9 to 5' is the pro-union fantasy you need to stream this Labor Day
'Up in the Air' hits different during the worst economic crisis of our lifetime
'Jaws' is a prescient fable for the coronavirus era
When the world is too much to bear, I rewatch 'Moonstruck'