The Rock on Top: From King Kong to Dwayne Johnson’s Skyscraper

Alix Beeston discusses Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's acting career and the symbology of his body and public persona.

Jonathan Gold’s Lessons in Empathy

Martin Gelin remembers a drive around East LA with Jonathan Gold, who celebrated the diversity that makes American cities great.

Hereditary and Horror Movie Mothers You Can’t Run Home To

Amanda Feinman reviews Ari Astor's new horror film "Hereditary," pointing out its nuanced take on motherhood not normally seen in the horror genre.

The Caillou Conceit: Narrative Overexposure and Hyperreal Pacing in Netflix’s Love

Callie Hitchcock reviews Netflix's "Love" in light of the hyperreal storytelling style exhibited in "Caillou."

The Walkout: Mitski and Alienation

Geoff Nelson discusses Bertolt Brecht's theory of alienation and the music videos of Mitski.

Program Overload: Against the TV Reboot

Rebecca Linde writes against the nostalgia-driven impulse toward television reboots.

Name One Genius That Ain’t Crazy: Kanye West Has Nothing to Say

Max Suechting reviews Kanye West's "ye" and West's collaboration with Kid Cudi, "Kids See Ghosts."