The young dancers in the film never spit on tradition, they simply want to expand it.
As a nation, we are still trying to come up with sufficient language for the wide range of experiences that constitute harassment and rape. At what point does “rarely” become “sometimes”? What is the distance between “sometimes” and “always”?
Even though my heart is Team John, my mind is with Lara Jean. I hope that as the series continues, Lana Condor gets the attention and future roles she deserves!
Wrote a review of The Assistant for Screen Queens. Check out the rest of the site. Lots of great writing!
It is still dark when Jane (Julia Garner) leaves her home for work, sleeping in the back of the car as it moves towards the seductive Manhattan skyline. Upon arrival, she prints reports, schedules flights, and cleans her boss’ office surrounded by no one. As the day progresses, coworkers (usually men) leisurely take their seat and begin their day. Even once the office is fairly full, Jane has yet to speak to anyone, receiving occasional nods as she asks people about their weekend. While The Assistant is a timely film for a moment overflowing with stories of abuse in nearly every sector of the economy, Kitty Green’s attention to the mundane isolation women face on a daily basis makes this deadpan horror film particularly powerful.
Inspired by the Weinstein scandal, the film follows Jane, a young woman who aspires to be a film producer, working as an…
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These films honor those who fought (some while dying) and are shining examples of how to organize and make an impact against all odds.
Despite what I found to be visual conceits, Schults and Egger's talent is impressive and I am excited to see what both do next.
For the wealthy, rain is simply indicative of green grass tomorrow, while for the poor it signals displacement.
For better or worse, Robert Pattinson’s French accent steals the show.
The best part of Varda Par Agnès is getting more time.
There is not much that is new in Max Minghella’s directorial debut Teen Spirit. It is a story we’ve heard a hundred times. Violet, a girl from meager means with an unlikely mentor, makes it as a contestant on a pop idol competition. Her mom says she needs to stay at home and work. Violet … Continue reading Teen Spirit