‘Dear Evan Hansen' Review: A Movie and a Musical, But Not a Movie Musical
However incredibly Platt captured the essence of mental breakdowns, it was not enough to carry the lack of originality in regards to the mise en scene, character development, and camera work — elements crucial to successfully adapting theater into film.
'To All The Boys: Always and Forever’: Closure Has Never Felt So Satisfying
The script for the finale is the most complex one yet. It sets up an intricate network of themes and narrative devices that are returned to and advanced with precision.
‘Euphoria’ Special Episodes Review: Too Much Talking for Comfort
The second and most recent release spotlights Jules as she uses the Christmas holiday to reflect on the past year.
'Boys State' Is a Rollercoaster Through Modern US Politics
A political documentary directed by Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss, the film follows the Texas Boys State, an annual one-week program where a thousand high school students are put to the task of creating their own government. With dynamic shot composition, intimate character development, and a well-paced story, the film serves as a stunning microcosm of the state of US politics.
“home body” Cuts Through the Numbness
What sets “home body” apart from Kaur’s previous collections is how it seems to settle on an origin story for the human condition.
From Our Writers: What Books Kept You Sane In Quarantine?
Our writers turned to books for solace throughout quarantine: Here are their top picks for what soothed them most.
'All In: The Fight for Democracy' Is a Compelling Tapestry of Voting Rights History, But Tears at the Seams
In “All In: The Fight for Democracy,” filmmakers Liz Garbus and Lisa Cortes center on Stacey Abrams, the first Black woman to be a major party’s nominee for Georgia governor.
‘First Cow’ Disappoints With Its On-Again Off-Again Diegetic World
In her latest film “First Cow,” writer-director Kelly Reichardt follows the story of Cookie (John Magaro), a man just ousted from a group of fur trappers in early 19th century America.
‘Waves’ Showcases the Nature of Narratives
“Waves,” the latest A24 film directed by Trey Edward Shults, takes us on the roller coaster ride of suburban American adolescence.
An Exploration of the Ambiguities of Space in the Kingston’s Gallery’s ‘Half Spaces’
Artist Erica Licea-Kane eloquently re-words the "half-space" as “a mathematical term for checkerboarding.”