Emily Kubincanek

Emily Kubincanek is a Senior Contributor for Film School Rejects and resident classic Hollywood fan. When she's not writing about old films, she works as a librarian and film archivist. You can find her tweeting about Cary Grant and hockey here: @emilykub_
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The ‘ronny/lily’ Episode of ‘Barry’ is Bill Hader’s Magnum Opus

By Emily Kubincanek 

Hader wrote, directed, and starred in the latest episode of ‘Barry’ and it pushes the boundaries of what television can achieve in just a half an hour.

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‘The Case Against Adnan Syed’ and Why We Love Unsolvable Cases

By Emily Kubincanek 

What we can never know in a true crime story can be frustrating, but it keeps us coming back for more.

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Exploring ‘The Man in the High Castle’ with Cinematographer Gonzalo Amat

By Emily Kubincanek 

We talk in depth about how your favorite scenes from the third season were shot and how the cinematography changed with the addition of more science fiction elements.

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How ‘Bodyguard’ Nails its High Tension Scenes

By Emily Kubincanek 

If you haven’t heard of this Golden Globe nominated thriller yet, we break down two exciting scenes that’ll make it your next favorite show.

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A Conversation with Yeardley Smith and Zibby Allen of ‘Small Town Dicks’

By Emily Kubincanek 

We talk true crime, the danger of sharing personal trauma, and what they’ve learned since starting their podcast.

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A Conversation with Golden State Killer Detective Paul Holes

By Emily Kubincanek 

We talk about the impact of the Golden State Killer investigation and more with this humble detective who has taken the true crime community by storm.

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Inside The First True Crime Festival

By Emily Kubincanek 

Balancing true crime and comedy, Death Becomes Us: A True Crime Festival surprised us and brought an unlikely community together.


The Spirit of Pittsburgh in Popular Culture

By Emily Kubincanek 

After last week’s shooting, we can all understand the community impacted in Pittsburgh through popular culture.

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‘Creep’ Shows Unsettling the Audience Makes a More Memorable Scare

By Emily Kubincanek 

Weirder is better in the horror genre.