Smile review: A hard-hitting horror movie that puts a grin on your face

Polygon is on the ground at the 2022 Fantastic Fest, reporting on new horror, sci-fi, and action movies making their way to theaters and streaming. This review was published in conjunction with the film’s Fantastic Fest premiere. Parker Finn’s debut horror movie Smile is carefully calibrated to do different things to different viewers. To someone … Read more

‘She-Hulk’ Is the Master of Marvel Deep Cuts

After teasing the long-awaited arrival of Daredevil in the MCU to close out the fifth episode, She-Hulk: Attorney at Law delayed its inclusion of another major crossover character in this week’s installment and focused on a wedding instead. On the heels of yet another tragic Westeros wedding during the most recent installment of House of … Read more

Athena review: Netflix’s stunning antifa action movie brings the fire

Athena, the latest film from music video director Romain Gavras, is a one-trick pony, but that trick is so formally dazzling that the movie is an enrapturing experience. Composed of several lengthy, labyrinthine takes spaced out by traditionally edited scenes, it follows three French-Algerian brothers in Paris — young and middle-aged adults from different walks … Read more

Bold & Beautiful Recap: Thomas Holds a Knife While Arguing with Brooke

At the cliff house, Taylor interrupts Finn and Steffy kissing for the umpteenth time. After Steffy gets in another round of telling Taylor she should get back together with Ridge, Taylor takes her to task and says Brooke came around to complain about her sabotaging her marriage. Steffy thinks she did dad a favor — … Read more

Athena review: Netflix’s stunning antifa action movie brings the fire

Athena, the latest film from music video director Romain Gavras, is a one-trick pony, but that trick is so formally dazzling that the movie is an enrapturing experience. Composed of several lengthy, labyrinthine takes spaced out by traditionally edited scenes, it follows three French-Algerian brothers in Paris — young and middle-aged adults from different walks … Read more