The Truman Show

By: Anna Prisco While an ostensibly funny movie, there’s something about The Truman Show that makes us uncomfortable—we might shyly ask, but could this all be happening to us? For some, this question has taken on a philosophical tone, becoming what I’ll dub ‘Truman Show skepticism’. We see a coming-of-age Truman Burbank start to come […]

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By: Natalie Leonard Parasite, the newest movie by Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-Ho, swept the Academy Awards winning four categories—best director, best original screenplay, best foreign film, and best picture. This begs the question: why did no individual actor in the movie receive an award, let alone a nomination? One immediate answer is the unavoidable distance […]

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Marriage Story

By: Josh Kaufman I’ll put my cards on the table: I freaking loved Marriage Story. As a child of divorce, who first got into actually liking non-superhero-non-Star-Wars films when watching Noah Baumbach’s The Squid and the Whale and Scarlett Johansson in Lost in Translation, who came of age as a film viewer steeped Adam Driver’s […]

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