Why is Hollywood on Strike?

For the first time since 1960, both the actors AND writers guilds have walked out on studios. Oblogatory gets into the reasons why Hollywood is on strike.

Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing Spike Lee Poster Oblogatory Post

After much procrastination, Oblogatory finally follows the advice of Spike Lee’s greatest work and watches “Do the Right Thing.” And, yep, it’s still disturbingly relevant 30 years later.

How do you read a screenplay?

INT./EXT., V.O., CON’T–What does it all mean? Oblogatory walks readers though basic screenplay formatting (and offers some helpful tips for constructive feedback).

Predator vs. Predators vs. Prey

The original Schwarzenegger, the underrated 2010 reboot, and the most recent prequel all vie for the title of best Predator movie. We’ll see which of these sits atop the apex.​

Which movie review site is the best?

Yesterday’s News breaks down why critic aggregate sites exist, which ones are the most popular, and what the pros and cons of Rotten Tomatoes, Metacritic, and IMDb.

Psycho: An Obligatory Rewatch

Psycho is a masterpiece, but it has a thorny history with the trans community. Two of Oblogatory’s trans readers contribute their approach to watching this classic.

A Train Wreck of a Woman Somehow Solves a Murder

A Train Wreck of a Woman Somehow Solves a Murder by Logan Gion Oh, for the love of—Is this another “listicle?” Yup! The difference with this list/article, though, is that I’d only seen two of the entries below before watching these titles. The other three had been suggested to me via friends, family, critical buzz, […]