Crimson staff writer
Mira S. Alpers
Under Trump, the political enemy could not be taken down by comedy. Under Biden, the political enemy is embodied less by individuals and more by a system, which is hard to imagine comedy effectively changing.
At a certain point, it does not matter how charming or likable the sisters are. The D’Amelios attempts at quelling hate by providing more access, by showing the sisters at their worst, is thus only stoking the fire.
“I Care A Lot” is mostly compelling. While Pike is certainly the standout, the film features strong performances across the board.
Chock full of musical numbers, colorful Victorian costumes, flying robots, and magical glowing calculus equations, “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey” has something for everyone.
In “The Midnight Sky” (which George Clooney also produced and directed) the battle is over before the film even starts. Earth is no longer a habitable planet due to a sudden unspecified disaster. Humans are still around, but it is only a matter of time before everyone dies out.