Inside A Scene: Mad Men (The Doorway)

One of my favorite memories from college was watching the series finale of Mad Men with a few friends on the big screen in my university’s Cinema and Media Arts building. When everything faded, we sat there in the glow of the projector trying to find words for what had just ended. I don’t know… Read Article


Tully (R)

At first glance, Tully looks like another film that makes parenting – specifically motherhood – seem mundane and miserable. There are plenty of moments in the film where kids are kicking the backs of car seats and babies are crying, but Tully says there is another truth about motherhood that gives the mundane a… Read Review


Inside A Scene: Mulholland Drive

More than any director, David Lynch has figured out how to capture the disorienting logic and nightmarish sensibility of a dream on celluloid. His entire career has been defined by puzzle box narratives, ones that seem fragmented upon an initial viewing but come together quite nicely through introspection and thematic… Read Article


Star Wars: The Last Jedi – An Explication (PG-13)

Although I have waited till now to publish any written thoughts on the film, it is fairly common knowledge in various circles of the internet that I do not much care for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The number of fishes above might also indicate this, though I have found it difficult to settle on a rating for the film… Read Review


Downsizing (R)

At the beginning of Downsizing, we meet Paul Safranek (Matt Damon). He dropped out of med school to take care of his mother in his cluttered childhood home. They talk about the recent breakthrough of miniaturizing people, which can shrink a person down to five inches tall. Apparently, this process will save the world… Read Review


Avengers: Infinity War (PG-13)

Avengers: Infinity War is as middle-of-the-road between better and lesser MCU films as I am middle-of-the-road between the two camps of reviewers. The MCU’s greatest weaknesses are on full display here, and while Infinity War doesn’t always play to the MCU’s greatest strengths, it does keep my hope alive that… Read Review

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