Warning, the Series Finale of “I May Destroy You” Might Actually Destroy You

Content warning: in addition to spoilers, this article mentions sexual assault/violence. Creator Michaela Coel is fierce, and her brand new semi-autobiographical HBO drama which she both created and stars in, is no different. “I May...

The Melacast Network: A Casting and Collaboration Platform for POC by POC

It was celebrated Senagalese filmmaker Djibril Diop Mambéty who stated, “I am interested in marginalized people because they do more for the evolution of a community than the conformists. Marginalized people bring together a...

Judd Apatow Finds the Humor in Grief in ‘The King of Staten Island’

Judd Apatow has always found himself drawn to stories of underdogs. From working on “Freaks and Geeks,” the TV show about high school misfits, to his directorial debut “The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” he has always...

Reinventing the Face of Faith in ‘Corpus Christi’

“It doesn’t matter where you’re from. All that matters is where you’re going.” This is one of the first sentences Daniel speaks after assuming the identity of Father Tomasz in Jan Komasa’s “Corpus Christi,”...

‘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...
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