An Interview With Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Maria Bakalova

(from left) Maria Bakalova and Amandla Stenberg in Bodies Bodies Bodies.photo: A24 Not many actors get to experience the type of rocket ride that Maria Bakalova did with 2020’s Borat Subsequent Moviefilm. She was not merely catapulted to a celebrity by way of her role as Tutar Sagdiyev, the teenage daughter of Sacha Baron Cohen’s … Read more

Top Gear America Is Finally Great

photo: Top Gear America The best thing I can say about the new season of Top Gear America, its second, is that it is a good, highly watchable car show. That is the best thing I can say because that can’t be said of nearly every other car show. Jethro Bovingdon, one of its three … Read more

Sci-Fi Comedy Brian and Charles: Director and Stars Interview

Image: Focus Features The world can be a dark and awful place. But as Brian and Charles so delightfully explores, the power of friendship can perform miracles, even when that friendship gets stormy at times—and even when that friendship is between a lonely inventor and the awkwardly bulky robot he crafts from random parts. io9 … Read more