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5 Film and Pop Culture YouTubers to Watch Right Now

Everyone knows about mega-popular YouTube channels such as ScreenJunkies, CinemaSins, and ScreenRant - together, these channels and many like them publish breezy video entertainment like 20 Avengers: Endgame Theories That Could Be True, Everything Wrong With Crazy Rich Asians, and 7 Most Underrated Cult Movies. However, YouTube is also fantastic avenue to deliver pop culture analysis and video commentary beyond the fluff of clever snark and video listicles, so today we’re going to take a look at five of my favorite film and pop culture YouTubers that perhaps offer a more insightful look at movies and the cinematic world. From horror nuts to nerdy writers, here are 5 Film and Pop Culture YouTubers to Watch Right Now.

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The Curious Case of First Man

Un-American. Treasonous. Racist. Sexist. Instead of describing the next embarrassing farce of the current American political landscape, this incendiary hyperbole is being used to characterize an innocuous Neil Armstrong biopic as one of the worst things to ever happen in Hollywood. Immune from neither the right nor the left, Damien Chazelle’s First Man is a strange casualty of today’s outrage culture, an ugly trend that is slowly suffocating productive discourse in favor of holier-than-thou fist-waving. Empathy and meaningful dialogue are dying, and the current zeitgeist has spoken in the voice of an absurd motto: if you’re not mad about everything, then you don’t care about anything.

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