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Smart People on Ice: A Case for Setting Coming-of-Age Films in College
Maggie unpacks her favorite college-set coming-of-age films.
Editors' Note - April 2023
This month, editors Lola Estok and Maddy Sutka talk about growth and all the messy and complicated feelings that come with it.
What Maketh a Shakespearean Film Adaptation of Great Distinction
Rebecca Radillo lists the best film adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays, both the well-known and obscure.
What Girls Has to Say About Women
Ten years after its premiere, HBO's Girls is having a renaissance. Does it hold up as a feminist masterpiece - and should it have to?
Writers on Writers: Lyvie Scott & Rebecca Radillo
Lyvie Scott and Rebecca Radillo sit down to discuss their careers as writers, finding tragedy in action, and the future of film criticism.
Editors' Note - March 2023
Hi Blossom! We're back with an all new theme this month - Second Chances. Pretty fitting, right?
Glass Onion Review: A Sparkly, Shallow Skewering of a New Class of Rich
Lyvie Scott peels back the layers of Rian Johnson's new mystery, Glass Onion, from the SCAD Savannah Film Festival.
Growing Up With The Nightmare Before Christmas
Rebecca looks back on Tim Burton and Henry Selick's The Nightmare Before Christmas, and the profound message she's taken from the film.
Don’t Try to Understand it. Feel it: Love, the Void, and Christopher Nolan
Rebecca Radillo explores the work of Christopher Nolan, and the statements that Interstellar, Inception and Tenet all make about love.
Bones and All Review: The Delicate and Grotesque Collide in Luca Guadagnino's Latest
Lyvie Scott reviews Luca Guadagnino's cannibal road-trip romance Bones and All at the SCAD Savannah Film Festival.
Pulling Teeth: An Interview With Mae Krell
Lyvie Scott sits down with singer-songwriter Mae Krell to discuss her new single, her influences and the importance of healthy gaslighting.
A Brief Investigation of My Favorite Comfort Movies
Rebecca Radillo explores the similarities and differences between the films that have given her the most comfort over the years.
Criminal Bodies: Life With Disabilities is the Crime of the Future
Rebecca Radillo explores the parallels between David Cronenberg's world in "Crimes of the Future" and our own.
Take My Breath Away, Top Gun Really IS That Homoerotic
Rebecca Radillo explores what exactly makes "Top Gun" — and its successor, "Maverick" — so incredible: the male-male relationships.
Long Island Country: An Interview With The Belle Curves
Adriene Vento interviews Delaney Hafener from The Belle Curves about their new album "Watershed."
"I wish I knew how to quit you": Finding Joy in Tragic Gays
Rebecca Radillo breaks down her love for tragic gay couples in film — in spite of the harmful effects of the "bury your gays" trope.
Filmmaker Spot - Quint Scott
Lyvie Scott sits down with filmmaker Quint Scott to discuss Pride, diversity, and his future in film.
Lola Estok analyzes the HBO series Barry and the disturbing pattern of fan backlash against “unlikeable” female characters
Inglourious Feminists: Tarantino and the Weight of Feminist Guilt
Rebecca Radillo weighs her relationship to feminism against the less-than-feminist films of Quentin Tarantino.
can't you see it's me?
Logan-Ashley Kisner compares the struggle between masculinity and femininity to the world of the Swedish horror film "Girls Lost."
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