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Vanishing America

Vanishing America

Wind River by Hope Madden In many beautiful and horrific ways, the scripts of Taylor Sheridan (Sicario, Hell or High Water) felt like a reemergence of Cormac McCarthy. His lean…read more →

Going the Distance

Going the Distance

The Farthest by Rachel Willis Forty years ago, the first of two vessels was launched into space to begin the unmanned Voyager mission. To commemorate NASA’s monumental achievement, Emer Reynolds…read more →

Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts

Dave Made a Maze by Hope Madden Maybe you’re not up for 80 minutes of existential dread, of traversing the subconscious of a stunted artist – a man who cannot…read more →

Hello, Dolly

Hello, Dolly

Annabelle: Creation by Hope Madden There are a lot of things James Wan’s 2013 hit The Conjuring got right. Leaning toward practical effects over CGI, casting high-quality talent, and digging…read more →

Missed Connections

Missed Connections

Landline by Hope Madden Jenny Slate is the perfect mix of raunchy and sweet to anchor an indie dramedy. Co-writer/director Gillian Robespierre tested that theory in 2014 with the character…read more →

Striking Gold

Striking Gold

Dawson City: Frozen Time by Hope Madden If art imitates life, then can the discarded art of a period tell us an insightful story of a forgotten time and place?…read more →