Women Don’t Get To Be Bad Basketball Tropes

Women Don’t Get To Be Bad Basketball Tropes

There’s a scene in the critically acclaimed sports drama film, The Way Back (2020), where Ben Affleck’s character, Jack Cunningham, falls face-first down the front steps of a house with such force that he splinters a railing and goes flying down a hill, landing...
Movie Review | The Power of the Dog

Movie Review | The Power of the Dog

Spoilers Abound for 2021’s The Power of the Dog — Reader Beware!  In spite of the unexpected half-foot of November snow that derailed my transit home from the theater, and the windshield wiper that unceremoniously abandoned ship and ejected across the highway along...
Movie Review | Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Movie Review | Ghostbusters: Afterlife

What made the original Ghostbusters so good? Released in 1984, and starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson and the departed Harold Ramis as the titular group of paranormal exterminators, Ghostbusters was a huge hit—the second highest grossing movie of the...
Movie Review | Passing: Self Hate, or Survival?

Movie Review | Passing: Self Hate, or Survival?

I’m sure many of you are wondering, “What exactly is passing?” It’s the ability of a person to be seen as a member of another identity or group. Most know it as being racially ambiguous. Passing gives us a deep look into the dangers and possible perks of passing as a...
Movie Review | King Richard, A Crazy Genius

Movie Review | King Richard, A Crazy Genius

King Richard isn’t Will Smith’s first run-in with playing a real-life character or adaptation. We’ve loved him in films of the same genre like Six Degrees of Separation, Ali, and The Pursuit of Happyness—and his portrayal of Richard Williams is another win he...