I approached 63 Up with two metanarratives about the series wrestling to frame my experience. The first narrative — and seemingly the more common one based on early reviews —… Continue reading "63 Up (Apted, 2019)"
Fall is awards season, when studios begin to market and promote films for our consideration in numerous categories. Part of this process involves trying to get screeners before critics as… Continue reading "Edie (Hunter, 2017)"
Can we start by all agreeing that Ophelia is the least interesting female character in the entire Shakespearean canon? The very qualities that make her an important icon for feminists… Continue reading "Ophelia (McCarthy, 2018)"