• Beyond Compensation: Student Athlete and NCAA Exploitation

    Nathan Kalman-Lamb reviews the HBO documentary "Student Athlete" and the unfair dynamic between payment and promise in college athletics.

    The White Pain and Catharsis of Midsommar

    Rachel Elizabeth Jones looks at the anthropological issues raised in Ari Aster's daylight horror "Midsommar."

    “The Spanish answer to Grey Gardens“: An Upcoming Screening of El Desencanto

    Aaron Shulman shares his love of the the 1976 Spanish film "El Desencanto" and an upcoming screening at Now Instant Image Hall in Highland Park.

    Judging by Cover: Grace Hadland Reviews Booksmart

    "Aside from the few instances of genuine adolescent naivety found in the actors' desire to amuse, it’s all boilerplate redemption narrative."

    What Do We Risk in Interstellar Exploration? On Claire Denis’s High Life

    Sam Buckland reviews Claire Denis's recent interstellar film "High Life."

    The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann: Who Goes Missing, Who is Missed?

    Piper French reflects on the Netflix docu-series "The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann," and the stories of missing children that get less attention.

    Narrative Spinning on Wild Nights

    Grace Hadland looks at a different side of literary history in "Wild Nights with Emily."