Noah Gittell
Noah Gittell

I write about film and politics. You can find my work at The Atlantic, Washington City Paper, Salon, Think Progress, RogerEbert.com, and others. Non-partisan by nature.

Feb. 4, 2015

'Friends' Wasn't Just Great TV — It Was a Blueprint for Modern Relationships

It showed us the messy, complicated, beautiful reality.

Oct. 7, 2014

No, 'Gone Girl' Does Not Have a Woman Problem

It is quite the opposite, really.
Sept. 19, 2014

Why Won't Tina Fey's New Movie Make Its Jewish Plot Known in the Marketing?

The degree to which the religious aspect is hidden raises questions.
Sept. 5, 2014

How Joan Rivers Paved the Road for Women in Comedy

"An unusually bright girl who is overcoming the handicap of a woman comic."
Aug. 26, 2014

It's Clear Who's to Thank for the Golden Age of Television: Movies

If you turned to NBC on Monday night, you might have thought you were tuning into the Oscars.
Aug. 19, 2014

How 'BlackFish' Completely Revolutionized Activism in America

The documentary may have given animal rights activists a new playbook.

Aug. 7, 2014

One Absurd Statistic Shows Just How Bad Hollywood's Latino Problem Is

It's not just the representation that's an issue.
July 21, 2014

How 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Explains the Animal Rights Movement

The film speaks volumes lot about animal treatment in the movie business, or any business.
July 2, 2014

14 Brilliant Films You Can Watch in the Time It Takes to Eat Lunch

Not all genius cinema comes in a two and a half hour package.
June 18, 2014

27 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About 'Star Wars'

'Episode VII' couldn't come sooner.

June 2, 2014

One of the World's Biggest Movie Markets Is Not Where You Would Expect

A new release is putting a rising film center firmly on the movie industry map.
April 17, 2014

Even Female Superheroes Are Unable to Break the Glass Ceiling in Hollywood

The movies have a long way to go if they want to be treating women equally.