Thought Bubble

Thought Bubble: What’s Really Wrong with Film Criticism?

Earlier this week IndieWire offshoot CriticWire asked a bunch of noted film critics if film writers should talk about the form of a film more often than they already do. It sparked a heavily tweeted, debated, and written about impassioned response, but what about the role of the reader and average moviegoer in film criticism and what is the biggest problem facing film writing today? Our Film editor shares his thoughts.

Thought Bubble: Gaming’s Industry Problem

After a misgendering incident at the Eurogamer Expo in London, and the ensuing backlash on Twitter, Soha El-Sabaawi argues that gaming has a long way to go before it can be considered a safe space for trans* people aspiring to be a part of the community.

Thought Bubble: Shut Up About Batfleck

Our Film and Performing Arts Editor is tired of everyone asking him his thoughts on Ben Affleck getting cast as Batman in the forthcoming Batman Vs. Superman film and here are 9 reasons why.

Apple vs. Saga vs. Comixology?

Comixology quietly removes Saga #12 from the iOS app store for offensive content; two postage-stamp sized images of gay sex. Apple gets the blame. What's all the fuss about?