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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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

By: Jeremiah Sears I am with my friend in the car, let’s call him Jacaranda, Jack for short. We round the block three or four times before finding parking; it is one of the premiere shows, around 7:30 p.m. The Tarantino-ites are hyped, buying beer, milling, etc.  There’s Cliff Booth and Rick Dalton, hippies, and […]

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Midsommar

By: Teis Jayaswal The concept of ‘empathy’ is still relatively new to the English language, having been coined only 111 years ago in 1909 by the psychologist Edward Titchener. The term comes from the translation of “Einfühlung” in German, which roughly means ‘feeling into’. Closely related to empathy is sympathy, which in German often translates […]

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