FILM: The Big Deal About “The Salt of The Earth”

A look into the life and career of photographer Sebastiao Salgado.

#FILM: The Big Deal About Neil Blomkamp’s “Chappie”

“Chappie” follows the story of a young hotshot engineer named Deon (Dev Patel) who has been the lead for a series of mechanized armed forces used to patrol crime in Johannesburg, South Africa. Despite this success, what he really wants to do is create the first robot that uses artificial intelligence and is able to think, feel and discriminate on their own.

#FILM: The Big Deal About “FOCUS”

THE WHO Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Adrian Martinez,  Rodrigo Santoro in a film directed by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra. THE WHAT: Nicky Spurgeon (Will Smith) is a seasoned con-man who…

#FILM: The Big Deal About Horror Movie “The Lazurus Effect”

A team of medical professionals have found a way to bring dead patients back to life using a serum named “Lazarus.” After several successful tests are done on animals, Zoe (Olivia Wilde), one of the lead researchers, dies in a lab accident and the team uses “Lazarus” to bring her back successfully.

#Film: The Big Deal About “Black Sea”

When the smoke clears, “Black Sea” is ultimately a film about a captain (played by Jude Law) who feels slighted by the world; inadequate and disrespected by both his employers and his family.

#Film: The Big Deal About Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Inherent Vice”

Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation breathes life and a smoky hangout vibe to an overwhelming text; this isn’t a movie that is committed to being coherent or plot focused or even sensical, and that choice creates a world that is such a vibrant and thrilling place.

Two Dudes and a Movie: Random Thoughts on Seth Rogen and James Franco’s “The Interview”

Breaking down the controversial film “The Interview” through the random conversation of two dudes.

Ghost of Netflix Past: Finding Christmas Spirit Within the Queue

This year, at least for one weekend, I joined in on the festivities and found that the holiday spirit—or at least some benign sense of it—was only a Netflix subscription away.

#Film: The Big Deal About Annie

THE WHO Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, Quvenzhane Wallis, Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale in a film by William Gluck THE WHAT: A 2014 modern musical inspired by the 1920’s Little Orphan…

Obsessed Exclusive: Our Night with Actor Eddie Redmayne

“The Theory of Everything” actor talks Stephen Hawking, Cambridge, and His Fine Suit in an Obsessed mag exclusive interview.

#FILM: Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” Is a Love letter to Astronomy, Science and Discovery

Just as “Gravity” and “2001: A Space Odyssey” before it, “Interstellar” captures the wonder, beauty, seemingly endless vastness and pure fucking terror of space.

#FILM: The Big Deal About Jake Gyllenhaal’s Crime Journalism Film, “Nightcrawler”

Ultimately, “Nightcrawler” is a film about the bloodlust and obsession with documenting everything inherent in ourselves. On a small scale, the film is reminiscent of the burgeoning of social media and how the idea of gratification keeps us humming along.

#FILM: The Big Deal About Bill Murray’s “St. Vincent”

“St. Vincent” stars Bill Murray as Vincent, a degenerate who gambles all his money, drinks profusely and sleeps with a pregnant Russian prostitute named Daka (Watts).

Kim Gordon Breaks The Silence with New Memoir

Gordon’s new memoir promises a window into the New York of the ‘80s and ‘90s and a look at how Sonic Youth helped shape what we know today as ‘90s rock.

#FILM: The Big Deal About the Music Documentary ‘Nas: Time Is Illmatic’

An aural masterpiece vivid in it’s ugliness, menace and despair yet still glimmering with hope.