Jesse Hassenger's film and culture criticism has appeared in The Onion's A.V. Club, The Week, and Polygon, among others. He lives in Brooklyn, where he also writes fiction, edits textbooks, and helps run SportsAlcohol.com, a pop culture blog and podcast.

Jesse Hassenger

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'Big Time Adolescence' And 'Banana Split’ Are Refreshing Takes On A Teen Movie

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How Does 'Wendy' Compare To 'Hook' And 'Pan'?

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A History Of Double Nominated Oscars Actors — And Their Performances, Ranked

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Blake Lively Is A True Movie Star—And Her Unexpected Roles Are Proof

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How Does The New 'Little Women' Compare To The Previous 4 Versions?

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Kristen Stewart Is The Best Part Of 'Charlie's Angels'—But You Already Knew That

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How 'Last Christmas' And 'Let It Snow’ Take On The Holiday Rom-Com

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Scarlett Johansson And Adam Driver Will Leave You Gutted In 'Marriage Story'

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Despite Its Flaws, ‘Harriet’ Is The Biopic That Hollywood Needed

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In 'The Lighthouse' Robert Pattinson Descends Into Madness

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'Brittany Runs A Marathon' Struggles To Be The Body-Acceptance Story It Thinks It Is

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How Octavia Spencer Became One Of Hollywood's Biggest Stars

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These Comedians Shine In An Unexpected Trio Of Summer Movies

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'Midsommar' Reveals The Thin Line Between Elevated Horror And Exploitation

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'The Perfection' Is The Self-Consciously Deranged Thriller We've Been Waiting For

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Why We Love Girl Detectives So Much

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The New 'Aladdin' Offers A Very Uncanny Valley Experience

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All The Noteworthy Moments From The Tribeca Film Festival

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'Under The Silver Lake' Is The Weirdo Noir You'll Want To Watch Again And Again