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Tryin’ to Get Over

Tryin’ to Get Over

SuperFly by Hope Madden The 70s blaxploitation classic Super Fly was no masterpiece, but it was a provocative time capsule of flash, style and soulful soundtrack. Any attempt to recapture…read more →

Quality Time

Quality Time

A Kid Like Jake by Rachel Willis What happens to parents when they’re confronted with the truth about their child? In A Kid Like Jake, the titular Jake is not…read more →

Checking In?

Checking In?

Hotel Artemis by Hope Madden In a world where the U.S. government stops supplying bottled water to Flint, Michigan residents while international asshats Nestle are allowed to increase their pumping…read more →

All in the Family

All in the Family

Hereditary by Hope Madden and George Wolf Grief and guilt color every somber, shadowy frame of writer/director Ari Aster’s unbelievably assured feature film debut, Hereditary. The Graham family is maybe…read more →

Sea of Love

Sea of Love

On Chesil Beach by Hope Madden Saoirse Ronan is a treasure. The fact that she follows up one raucous, very American coming of age film (Lady Bird) with a delicate,…read more →

Family Jewels

Family Jewels

Ocean’s 8 by Hope Madden and George Wolf More than 15 years ago, Steven Soderbergh recast the Rat Pack, pointing out a set of Hollywood A-listers led by George Clooney…read more →

Men and Monsters

Men and Monsters

Mary Shelley by Hope Madden Mary Shelley was a fascinating person. She was the offspring of a radical feminist, sure. Still, what fire it must have taken to abandon societal…read more →