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Sex and the City: The Puzzle of Mr. Big

We couldn't help but wonder... why Mr. Big? Why can't Carrie Bradshaw quit him? What does the choice of this rich, unattainable love object say about Sex and the City and its times? Let's solve this great crossword puzzle and see what Mr. Big truly represents.

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Forrest Gump: The Myth of America

The story of Forrest Gump is a myth of 20th-century America. Like any good myth, it filters historical facts through allegory, creating a symbolic journey that helps us make sense of a complicated era. So, what does Forrest Gump has to say about us -- and our national identity?

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How The Blair Witch Project Predicted YouTube

Did The Blair Witch Project invent YouTube and our modern viral culture as we know it? 20 years after its release and in a completely different landscape, the found footage cult classic still illuminates what audiences really want -- authenticity, a story around a story, and sometimes a touch of controversy.

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Clueless - Cher, Master of the Argument

How do you win an argument? Learn from the master of rhetoric: Cher Horowitz, star of Clueless. The Alicia Silverstone character may be remembered as a 90s fashion icon, but she's in fact most impressive for the debate skills she puts to use in all aspects of her life. She teaches us a few things about how to make our case so that people will listen.

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The Lion King Explained: Let the Darkness In

Disney's The Lion King has a profound message for everyone: we need to make sense of life's difficulties, not censor them out. Here's our take on how the 90s classic is a great lesson on "letting the darkness in."

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Forrest Gump Explained: What the Feather Means

What's the deal with the feather in Forrest Gump? What does it actually mean? Here's our take on how the Robert Zemeckis/Tom Hanks classic -- celebrating its 25th anniversary -- is still teaching us a lesson about our destiny, about the random and the divine -- through that little white, floating feather.

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Eyes Wide Shut: Ending, Themes and Symbols Explained

Eyes Wide Shut poses an interesting question: do we have to wear a mask, to sleepwalk and dream, to keep our "eyes wide shut" in order to live a happy, "normal" life? Here's our take on how the Stanley Kubrick classic is still hauntingly relevant, 20 years later.

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