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  1. horror
    Mothra, Jigoku, Godzilla: a Postwar Japanese Horror PrimerTales of the supernatural reflected the anxieties of a society that had suffered the unthinkable terrors of war, and was still processing.
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    Cardsharps, False Identities, and Pratfalls: A Preston Sturges PrimerRounding up the eight best films by one of Hollywood’s first writer-directors.
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    Love Triangles, Screwballs, and WWII: An Ernst Lubitsch PrimerLooking at the pre- and post-Code films of the early Hollywood director.
  4. guides
    A Guide to Hannah Gadsby’s Pre-Nanette WorkHere’s a guide to the comedian everyone in the U.S. is finally talking about.
  5. From Face/Off to A Better Tomorrow: A John Woo PrimerIn anticipation of Manhunt’s release, we review some of the Hong Kong filmmaker’s iconic work.
  6. An Introduction to Japan’s Most Idiosyncratic and Exciting Animation DirectorWe break down Masaaki Yuasa’s best work, including Mind Game and The Tatami Galaxy.
  7. A Beginner’s Guide to Ingmar BergmanAnyone who has ever cast their gaze to the sky and impotently wondered why the world is such absolute crap will be able to tap into Bergman’s ethos.
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    Why You Should Care About A Futile and Stupid Gesture: A National Lampoon PrimerIt’s time for a primer for Netflix’s A Futile and Stupid Gesture, a biopic about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney, based on Josh Karp’s book.
  9. justice league
    What You Need to Know Before Seeing Justice LeagueA few key points from previous DC movies.
  10. Get to Know Jodie Whittaker, Your First Female Doctor on Doctor WhoYou’ve probably seen her on Broadchurch or Black Mirror.
  11. primers
    The Handmaid’s Tale: A Beginner’s Guide to the UniverseEverything you need to know going into Hulu’s dystopian drama.
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    Will There Be Another Hollywood Writers’ Strike? Everything We Know So FarThe union has sent a letter to its members calling for a strike-authorization vote.
  13. Aaron Sorkin Says That He Is, in Fact, Aware of Hollywood’s Diversity ProblemHe would like you to know that he’s known about Hollywood’s lack of parity before last weekend.
  14. primers
    Ghost in the Shell 101: A Beginner’s Guide to the Manga and Anime SeriesLike many anime franchises, Ghost in the Shell exists over multiple films, TV series, and manga.
  15. primers
    From John Woo to John Wick, Here’s Your Guide to Gun FuKeanu Reeves has a lot of experience.