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Inception Ending Explained: What Happened at the End of Inception

The ending of the movie Inception is a topic of much debate and speculation among fans and film critics alike. On the surface, the ending appears to be straightforward: the main character, Cobb,…

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Every Movie Coming Out in 2023 By Month

There’s a lot to look forward to in theaters – or on our streamers – in 2023. Let’s go through all of the new movie releases that have been confirmed so far for this year: JANUARY M3GAN -…

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Most Anticipated Movies Of 2023: M3GAN, BARBIE, OPPENHEIMER, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, WONKA, JOHN WICK, AND MORE

Here’s what moviegoers, and our staff here at The Take are most excited to see on the big screen in 2023: Oppenheimer Christopher Nolan’s latest film follows a group of scientists – played by…

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Claire Dunphy is actually more like a… husband?

At first, Modern Family’s Claire Dunphy seems like a traditional housewife, but as we get to know her we realize that she actually kind of fits the traditional role of the husband. In traditional…

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Dating Red Flags

Are dating red flags… romantic? Of course not! But film and TV tend to romanticize totally terrible behavior – to the point that as viewers we might find ourselves longing for an intense,…

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The Problem with the Closeted Homophobe Trope

It’s honestly time for movies and shows to stop implying that pretty much all homophobia comes from queer people! The “closeted homophobe” trope, when a character who seemingly hates queer…

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Stranger Things 4-The Trauma of Guilt

Stranger Things season 4’s antagonist is a completely different, even more terrifying threat than we’ve seen before. Vecna might have more humble origins than the creatures of previous seasons,…

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Freaks and Geeks

Freaks and Geeks was canceled in its first season over 20 years ago - so how is it still so iconic? The story about geek-turned-freak Lindsay Weir and her just-plain-geek younger brother Sam took a…

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Daddy Issues

Why are daddy issues mocked or fetishized, when at their root, they’re effectively a byword for absent, neglectful, and sometimes abusive parenting? Girls with daddy issues are shown to be highly…

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Margot, the perfect Barbie

Margot Robbie is the perfect person to play Barbie, but it’s not just because of her looks. People underestimate the political bite Barbie has always had. When the doll came out, little girls…

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Cassie - women hurting women

People love stories about romantic rivals - at least when it’s two guys fighting over a girl. When it’s two girls going after the same guy, the vibe is a lot darker. A man “beats” rivals to…

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Staying Single

Happily-ever-after doesn’t always have to end in marriage! Many of our film and TV stories show a romantic union as the ultimate happy ending. And there’s often a feeling that successful…

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