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The Lighthouse Review: Barnacled Bathos

Following the success of Robert Eggers’ film The Witch, a genuinely unsettling debut that injected traditional folk horror with nuanced political undertones and plenty of sinister goats, the UK has eagerly awaited the release of his psycho-sexual…


What We’re Into This Week: 9/2/20

Film – Marriage Story If you’re a fan of Noah Baumbach, Laura Dern or Adam Driver’s nose, this film is a must see. A heart-felt and poignant depiction of a crumbling marriage, featuring incredible dramatic performances…



Parasite Review: Mischievous Genius

It’s late. Past midnight. I’ve just gotten back from a screening of the film Parasite. I have an essay due yesterday that I haven’t finished the reading for. I need to sleep. But fuck. I…


Not What She Intended: a review of American Dirt

I’ve read books better written than Jeanine Cummins’ American Dirt. Some were more eloquent, others more compelling, and others more believable. I’ve read immigrant stories less transparently inauthentic and seen pop culture phenomena less unapologetically…



What We’re Into This Week: 02/02/20

Film – Lady Bird Ladybird (2018) is being released on Netflix next week and I cannot recommend it enough. In understated terms Gerwig captures teenage angst in a way that seems neither adolescent or anxious. Her…