‘Bull’ Offers an Intimate Glimpse Into Rodeo Life

From the beginning of Annie Silverstein’s “Bull,” it is apparent that Kris (Amber Havard) has become resigned to her circumstances. The adults around her show her little emotional support, and the friends she has...

Rediscovering the Gem That Is ‘Freaks and Geeks’ During Quarantine

There is really no great way of putting this, so I’ll just say it: I have watched so many Judd Apatow films in the last month that my brain is having a hard time...

Other Music, Other Times

After 20 years of musical wizardry, famed record shop Other Music shut its doors in 2016. With their latest documentary, Rob Hatch-Miller and Puloma Basu memorialize its magic, speaking to the wonder of creating...

Searching For Love and Finding Heartbreak in ‘Tigertail’

“Tigertail” might not be the feel-good movie you’re yearning for right now, but it is perhaps exactly what’s needed. Written and directed by Alan Yang (“Master of None” and “Little America”),The film is about...

Why “Tiger King” Became the Perfect Cultural Phenomenon

Upon logging into Twitter a couple of weeks back and discovering the mass mania surrounding bizarre individuals who horde and collect endangered mammals in the U.S, the only appropriate response I could think of...

‘Onward’: an Almost Satisfying Journey

Even when armed with a magical roster of centaurs, unicorns, goblins and all of the other fascinating creatures that make up the fantasies of every child in the world, the Disney-Pixar powerhouse's newest endeavor...

Dear Roman Polanski, Woody Allen and Harvey Weinstein: You Are Not The Victim

Content warning: this article addresses rape and sexual abuse against children. “Well done, pedophilia” echoed in the halls of the Salle Pleyel, the words chanted by French actress Adèle Haenel as she stormed out of...

Don’t Give up on the Cinemas

Since the coronavirus pandemic has swept the nation and the world, it seemed only natural that all public venues, including movie theaters, would need to shut down. It started off with independently-owned theaters. One...

Is Gal Gadot the First Horsewoman of the Entertainment Apocalypse?

In the midst of mass chaos, misinformation and confusion, audiences tend to look for a type of healing salve that can soothe some of the looming anxieties that surround them. On March 18, 2020,...

‘Someone, Somewhere’ Is a Puzzlingly Successful Rom-Com

“Someone, Somewhere” is not what I expected. Going in with minimal information, I quickly settled into what I anticipated to be a slowly paced film about two leads both struggling with depression thrown into...

Tribeca Film Festival Postponed Due to Coronavirus

The Tribeca Film Festival made an announcement on their website this Thursday, stating that due to the coronavirus and New York Governor Cuomo banning gatherings of over 500 people they would be postponing the...

In Memory of Max von Sydow

Two nights ago, I watched “The Seventh Seal.” In it, Max von Sydow faces Death and finds himself in a constant battle of wits with the ominous entity only to be gracefully carried away...
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