• Why We Shouldn’t Fear Joker

    Chris Yogerst examines the history of misconceptions about violent films spurring real-world violence.

    L3-37 and the Droid Rights Charade

    K. Aleah Papes takes a look at the treatment of android rights in "Solo: A Star Wars Story."

    Keep Your Dirty Hands Off My Nightmare, Quentin Tarantino

    Kevin Dettmar reviews Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" and the obsession with historical retellings.

    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."