A fitting metaphor for the state of Millennial lives more generally, Lady Bird is a messy mash-up of bad relationships and unhealthy attitudes toward sex. And yet, its honesty and authenticity unmasks many of those elements, forcing the ugliness of the fallen world into the open, and making some small concessions toward redemption.
Have you ever been trapped by your own selfishness? If the movie Groundhog Day poses any existential questions, I’d like to think this is the one at the heart of it.
With their backs against the wall, the story of Dunkirk guides us on the journey of a different kind of hero.
A partially successful meld of history and fantasy, Amazon’s Britannia seeks its audience through a “Game of Thrones lite” approach, with one eye on paganism and the other on Nietzsche.
In a culture that harbors the Harvey Weinsteins and Kevin Spaceys of the world, sexual assault has gained an increased awareness as of late. Too few stories, however, have highlighted not just the evil of rape, but the social values that contribute to its prevalence. Broadchurch is the exception.
Garrett Borns has been brought down to the blue blue earth.
Just as the Academy, the Screen Actor’s Guild, the Golden Globes, and every bloke with a film blog has released their top tens, we figured it was time we released ours as well.