Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson star opposite one another in Noah Baumbach’s new film that highlights the struggles of divorce
The treadmill is a clairvoyant machine of lucid mindfulness and sublime mindlessness
Greta Gerwig’s Little Women refreshes us with its depth and devotion.
While others chatted about the changes that should be made to the English major at a curriculum review committee meeting last semester, I couldn’t help but think of one change (or rather, one re-institution) of a requirement that had been recently expunged: Shakespeare.
I saw Ford v Ferrari with two car junkies, though their jitters through the previews
What is there to say about my time working for the Old Gold & Black
The gap between our contemporary conception of the Holocaust and that of its historical reality
I wrote last week that my release from social media returned me to intellectual clarity.
Motherless Brooklyn, written for the screen and directed by Edward Norton, is a rare treat
We have all read countless laments about social media’s psychological fallout: depression, anxiety, loneliness. The
One wonders what’s a-swirl in director Robert Eggers’ head. Do his monstrously imaginative thoughts tear
What are these things I write? What are the various cultural flash-points, aesthetic philosophies and
Last week I wrote about what literature knows, about the things fine literature can teach
I’ve boycotted television. Why? Because I don’t want my (relatively unmalleable) taste unwittingly caged by
It is often said that literature mimics real life, that it absorbs the contours of
“The horror!” Marlon Brando exclaims near the end of Apocalypse Now, having seen the uncut
A friend and I recently discussed tattoos — the impulse to get one and our
Incommensurate with my literary habits is my musical illiteracy. Though I steep myself in close
Who was really the star of Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood?
What makes the voices of singers like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, Bing Crosby and
Literary film-adaptions always prove to be a set of complex accommodations, for devoted readers and
I’ve talked before about the abstraction of identity through corporate brands. That scary, scentless iteration
Withholding devices, that is, formal choices made to starve the viewer of junk-food expressionism, when
What does it take to abandon the structure of your life and jump into an
Films about or involving disabled characters walk a tricky line between establishing an egalitarian intimacy