• “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."

    Little Women has a Big Class Problem

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

    Meretricious Marriage Story

    Greg Gerke assesses the originality and impact of Noah Baumbach's latest film.

    Danielle Lessovitz’s Port Authority: Visually Stunning and Authentic

    Emma Konst contextualizes the "full-bodied, realistic trans character" in Danielle Lessovitz’s "Port Authority" among recent films about trans love.

    Minding the Molly Discourse: Don’t Overlook The Feminist Roots of Her Work

    Jenny Staff Johnson examines the unique feminism of Molly Ivins in light of the documentary "Raise Hell."