Aria Baci
Aria Baci (she/her/hers) is a writer and cultural critic who has been working in print and digital media since 2015, for the now-archived Design*Sponge, Geeks OUT, Flame Con, and The Mary Sue. She is passionate about literature and film, especially science fiction, especially science fiction created by women. She is currently based in Louisville.

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Read Article Essential Animated Films Released in 2023—That Aren’t From Disney
Chloë Grace Moretz as Nimona and Riz Ahmed as Ballister Boldheart hiding in Nimona on a train.
Read Article The Best Fantasy Movies of the ’80s, Ranked
A collage of '80s fantasy movie characters
Read Article Movies to Watch if You Like ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’
Stephanie Hsu in "Everything Everywhere All At Once" wearing a costume reminiscent of 1970s Elvis Presley, surrounded by metallic confetti.
Read Article Did the 1975’s Onstage Kiss Actually Support LGBTQ+ People or Just Further Destabilize Queer Malaysians?
Matty Healy of The 1975 performs onstage
Read Article Discover the World of Dònghuà With the Best Chinese Animation
A collage featuring stills from some of the best Chinese animated media, or dònghuà (clockwise from top left): 'Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation,' 'Heaven Official's Blessing,' 'Hitori no Shita: The Outcast,' and 'Adorable Food Goddess.'
Read Article We Can’t Get Enough of Michelle Yeoh
Michelle Yeoh as Evelyn Wang in the film Everything Everywhere All At Once poised for hand-to-hand combat
Read Article This Is Why Michelle Yeoh’s SAG Awards Win Is So Important
Michelle Yeoh onstage at the 2023 SAG Awards, holding her Actor statuette in her left hand
Read Article A Timeline of Gina Carano’s Firing From ‘The Mandalorian’
Gina Carano as Cara Dune in The Mandalorian, leaning against an architectural column, looking pensively into the distance
Read Article Who is Babu Frik, and is Babu Frik in ‘The Mandalorian’?
The alien character Babu Frik working among a tangle of electrical wires from a scene in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Read Article ‘The Mandalorian’: Everything You Need To Know About Season 3
Din Djarin shooting a blaster with his right hand while holding Grogu in his left arm, propelled by his jet pack above an the fire of an explosion