Are psychopaths cold-blooded murderers? Not usually.
A large study links pornography use to decreased sexual performance for men and increased sexual performance for women.
The researchers consumed a lot of wine while watching 15 seasons of the show.
It may depend on whether you're an "easily empathetically embarrassed" person.
Moments of social anxiety around truth tend to be accompanied by similar “fool the eye” pop culture phenomena.
Bruce Willis has announced he is stepping away from acting.
According to Tolkien, fantasy requires a deep imagination known as "sub-creation." And the genre reflects a fundamental truth of being human.
Time for a status check before watching "Moon Knight."
While there is more to North Korean cinema than meets the eye, the country’s film industry ultimately amounts to little more than a mouthpiece for the ruling Kim dynasty.
The attitude we take to Will Smith's slap will mirror our attitudes to violence, masculinity, and protecting others more generally.
Far from being inappropriate, many of the most controversial acceptance speeches highlighted important issues in the film industry.
Just don't expect the apocalypse to look like it does in the movies.
Hit shows are like societal mirrors, capable of reflecting the cultural zeitgeist whose likeness they try to record.
What value does wit hold in genres defined by brute strength?
Released in 1972, "Ways of Seeing" has proven to be as worthy of study as the artistic traditions it investigates.
Although equal parts Hollywood blockbuster and Putinist propaganda, "Trotsky" still manages to capture the good, the bad, and the ugly of Russia’s revolutionary past.
Winner takes all, losers die, and participants have no choice but to play.
Before Herbert came along and wrote Dune, few if any sci-fi stories were set in fully realized universes.
One of the scariest films of the 1970s didn't set out to be a horror film at all.
The more horror we consume, the harder it becomes to find a good scare. These genuinely unsettling movies should get you in the mood for Halloween.
William Shatner is going to space because Jeff Bezos loves Star Trek.
Societal breakdown, whether real or imagined, can lead to dramatic responses — like blood-sucking vampires.
Studio Ghibli movies celebrate the natural world using a very Japanese mixture of Shinto, Buddhist, and Daoist themes.
In 1966, Disney announced his intention to build Epcot, an acronym for “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow.”
The "Foundation" series, recently adapted into a show by Apple TV, was inspired by a fascinating, real-life academic discipline.
Isaac Asimov's "Foundation" series helped inspire the field of social physics, which uses math to understand crowd behavior.