Who’s that Chic? A bleak Riverdale leaves Dial M For Maple on edge

It’s dark, dark days on Riverdale in an episode that starts with a cheerleading squad in mourning, and ends with Betty’s realization that the Black Hood could be closer than she ever imagined. Dial M For Maple tries to find the levity in it all, but then that “Lollipop” ringtone brings us back to frightening reality.…

The creators of The Handmaid’s Tale love that the handmaids costume has become a feminist statement

Thanks to the government’s assault on women’s reproductive rights over the past year, The Handmaid’s Tale—a story in which the few fertile women left in the world are reduced to incubators by an oppressive regime—became unfortunately timely. What the cast and creators of the Emmy-winning drama didn’t expect was for…

Between Infinity War and Deadpool 2, Josh Brolin is grateful to be in everything this summer

Josh Brolin is gearing up to have a huge summer. First up, after years of anticipation, he’s finally front and center in Avengers: Infinity War, as the Mad Titan Thanos. A couple weeks after that, he’s starring as fan-favorite Cable in the highly anticipated Deadpool sequel. Most people would stop there, but Brolin…

Here's a handy 5-minute recap to get you primed for Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War is only a few days away, marking the beginning of the end of “Phase Three” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. If you’re in need of a refresher, but don’t have time to watch the last six films by Friday, you’re in luck: The A.V. Club prepared this handy five-minute recap to get you prepared.

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A look at 10 episodes that showcase the highs and lows of Showtime’s Weeds

Set in the fictional Los Angeles suburb of Agrestic, California—a town remarkably lenient on marijuana use—Weeds follows Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker), an affluent single mother of two, as she learns the business of selling drugs. In honor of today’s “holiday,” we’re taking a look at 10 episodes that best…

The director of The Carter Effect talks making a movie about the rise of the Toronto Raptors

It’s a good time to be a Toronto Raptors fan. The NBA’s sole Canadian franchise finished the regular season with the second-best record in the league, and Vegas oddsmakers place them as the favorites to come out of the Eastern Conference. But things weren’t always this great. The franchise was founded back in 1995,…