Top 10 Albums of 2017

Come celebrate and commiserate the best albums of the year, from the National to K-Dot.

Phantom Thread Review: Two Art House Legends Reunite, Come Up Just a Bit Short

Infatuation and love are easily mistakable. The former is a feeling of human connection that can pass with the changing wind, while the latter requires long-term respect and compromise. Phantom Thread is

Top 10 TV Shows of 2017

Peak TV showed no signs of slowing down in 2017. HBO had one of its best years ever while the likes of Netflix and FX continued to churn out great shows throughout

Search Party: “Frenzy” / “Psychosis” Season 2 Episodes 9 and 10 Review

Search Party closes out its second season on a high note, with a pair of episodes that see Dory go from reluctant antihero to straight-up villain.

Search Party: “Denial” / “Hysteria” Season 2 Episodes 7 and 8 Review

Search Party brings some of its background players to the forefront as things get dangerous for Dory and her friends.

Eminem “Revival” review

Marshall Mathers continues his prolonged rut on another bloated, boring album with few highlights.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review: Rian Johnson Wows While Still Searching for Support

The Last Jedi is so focused on being a surprising film—at which it succeeds in spades—that it almost forgets that surprises have to be satisfying and emotionally resonant. It’s a good film,

Ranking the ‘Star Wars’ Movies

Going into this week of Last Jedi coverage, I realize that I somehow had never written my ranking of the saga for The Filtered Lens. Well, no longer. Even before Disney continued the

A Guide to ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’

It’s gotten to the point where hearing fans completely write-off the prequel era turns my stomach. That’s because over the course of six seasons (all on Netflix), Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Ranking John Williams’ ‘Star Wars’ Scores

With The Last Jedi due out this week, we’ve gone a little crazy with anticipation, as you might notice in our coverage this week. But one thing it feels imperative to highlight