Black Mass: Another Gangster Movie to Fall Into The Abyss of the Genre

Like the action/adventure genre, the gangster movie always means a box office draw for Hollywood. One supposes that’s why ever since The Godfather was released, there’s been a never-ending sea of, for all intents and purposes, “copycat” movies, which only increase with each passing year. The latest big-budget one, Black …

Like So Many Pop Culture Moments From the 90s, “As If” Was Grafted From the Gays

Upon reviewing the recently released list of Hollywood’s 100 Favorite Movie Quotes, it’s clear that Clueless is the only representative of “the youth” on the list (there ain’t another “teen movie” to be found), and, as such, director Amy Heckerling’s explanation of the classic catch phrase, “As if!” indicates just how influential …

Nancy Reagan Might Be Dead, But Her Pop Culture Forming Anti-Drug Message Lives On

Nancy Reagan, just as much as Ronald Reagan, was very much responsible for shaping the oppressively conservative decade that was the 1980s. But, like her husband, the era might not have been half as deliciously decadent and debauched without Nancy there to wield her power as the First Lady to make …