Every week Team FC scours the best of the internet to bring you a list of great reads, watches and more, from the world of film and entertainment.
In a year when we needed distractions, Film School Rejects lists the video essays that kept us digging deep into the content we love. Some unpacked new sides of well-loved classics. Others enticed us to hit play on new discoveries for the first time. You can check out the full list here.
In a candid, hilarious chat Emmy Nominees Ramy Youssef and Mahershala Ali discuss creating complex -and funny- Muslim character in Ramy Season 2 and the importance of representation.
Costume designer Ruth E. Carter takes us through her career in costume design. From her technique and training to working with Spike Lee, she breaks down her work on projects including 'School Daze,' 'B.A.P.S.,' 'Do the Right Thing,' 'Selma,' 'Malcom X,' 'Black Panther,' and 'Coming 2 America.'
In a year where stand up came to a standstill, Vulture speaks with a number of comics about how pivoting to virtual and outdoor shows in 2020 were (and weren't) helpful for preparing material, lessons they learned about performing during the pandemic, and how they see themselves evolving as performers in response to the radical shift we've all faced this year. You can read it here.
What makes cinematic depictions of disaster so compelling — when they're done right, that is — is the uneasy dance between plausibility and fantasy. In a year that felt like we're living our very own disaster movie, Vulture lists the best ones ever made. You can read it here.