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The Love of the Father: Fathering in The Royal Tenenbaums and The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

{Written by H. R. Gibs} The role of the father in cinema, as in life, is an important one. Often depicted in unhealthy terms or through two-dimensional gormlessness, the internal motives of the father character can so often be restrained to a simplistic moral leaning of “good” or “bad”. In Richard Curtis’s 2013 film About…

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Staff Selects: Short Films

Perfectly (and unintentionally, we promise) coinciding with the release of David Lynch’s latest short film What Did Jack Do? this week, our staff highlights some of their favorite short films: Goldman v Silverman (2020) “Favorite short film.” Now those are some words that filled me with a fair bit of dread. Not that I don’t…

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Uncut Gems

            It has been said that comedic acting is far more difficult than dramatic acting. If that’s true, then Adam Sandler just might be the greatest actor of our time. Having spent decades putting out a slew of movies regarded by many as among the worst of all time (though I still love them all),…

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