In this series, Team FC scours the best of the internet every week to bring you a list of great reads, watches and more, from the world of film and entertainment.
"Are you really a dad if you have not ventured sadly into space, leaving your children behind, blinking forlornly into the sun?" This is the question critic Rachel Handler asks in this essay, which studies the various ways space films have depicted (sad) fathers. You can read it here.
This video essay analyses the character of Lorelai Gilmore from the ageless 2000s show Gilmore Girls. Lorelai is a single mom and many blame her for her once-perfect daughter Rory's questionable choices as a young adult. This video mounts a defence of TV's original 'cool mom'.
Film historian Jai Arjun Singh writes a short piece on the literary/cinematic trope of intertwining marriage/love and violence/gore, seen most recently in Haseen Dillruba and previously in films like Hannibal and Aamis. You can read the essay here.
In this interview, rising pop star Billie Eilish discusses her forthcoming album, how she picks singles and how she would like fans to listen to the new songs when they come out (in a car!).
How do you pick your favourite MCU villain? One very reliable criterion is, obviously, pure oomph. The sub-categories are "Not Hot", "Kind of Hot?" and "Hot". This is a list to be debated seriously and analysed minutely. May the sexy wars begin. You can read it here.