• “We wear the mask”: Todd Phillips’ Joker and Paul Laurence Dunbar

    Chloé Valdary finds resonances of Paul Laurence Dunbar's famous words on race in America in Todd Phillips' "Joker."

    Documentaries Are a Downer

    Jon Boorstin tells us what makes documentaries special.

    Living in Parasite Country as Asian/American

    Eng-Beng Lim examines Bong Joon Ho's assertion that "we all live in the same country called Capitalism."

    High and Dry, Low and Wet: Some Thoughts on Hatch at the Bowtie Project

    Rachel Elizabeth Jones looks at an artsy strategy to revitalize and critique treatment of the LA River.

    Little Women has a Big Class Problem

    Sarah Hannan Arkebauer dissects the class politics of Greta Gerwig's latest film.