Richard Wei Semus muses on representations of the contemporary cowboy in Chloé Zhao’s film "The Rider" and Mitski's album "Be the Cowboy."
Niv M. Sultan reviews "Bumblebee," the latest film in the Transformers franchise.
Grace Hadland critiques Yorgos Lanthimos's representation of queerness in his newest film "The Favourite."
Natalia Winkelman assesses the role of violence in pop stardom in Brady Corbet's "Vox Lux."
Lewis Page reviews the new PBS documentary, "Rodents of Unusual Size," about the invasive nutria species of Louisiana.
Dina Khapaeva explores anti-humanism within JK Rowling's latest additions to the Harry Potter saga.
Srećko Horvat writes an admiring letter to Alfonso Cuarón, writer and director of the film "Roma."