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_

‘Brooklyn’ and the Emotional Journey of Leaving Home

By Emily Kubincanek 

This immigrant story is not an extraordinary one, but that is what makes it so memorable.

Decade Rewind Women

The Women Who Shaped Television in the 2010s

By Emily Kubincanek 

This decade we’ve seen the consequences of what critics referred to as Peak TV, but we’ve also seen how women went from being strong supporting characters to the stars of acclaimed shows.¬†

Dark Waters

The Burden of Truth in ‘Dark Waters’

By Emily Kubincanek 

‘Dark Waters’¬†doesn’t just focus on the story it uncovers, but also the toil of having damning knowledge without the power to save the people that are in danger.

First Cow

Kelly Reichardt and ‘First Cow’ Cast Talk the Movie’s Tender Moments at NYFF Press Conference

By Emily Kubincanek 

The tactics that made this frontier buddy film so heartfelt will make you love the film even more.

Marriage Story

‘Marriage Story’ Review: A Dive Between the Dichotomies of Love and Heartbreak

By Emily Kubincanek 

Noah Baumbach will break your heart and make you laugh with his new film about divorce.

Martin Eden

‘Martin Eden’ Review: Poetic Mastery and an Enigmatic Performance

By Emily Kubincanek 

Luca Marinelli brings the Jack London character new life over 100 years after the novel was published.

A Girl Missing

‘A Girl Missing’ Review: More Confusing Than Mysterious

By Emily Kubincanek 

This Japanese crime drama is interesting but has a hard time finding its flow.

I Was At Home But

‘I Was At Home, But…’ Review: An Expressionless Attempt at Stoicism

By Emily Kubincanek 

This atmospheric drama lacks the emotional impact its premise suggests.

Deuce Season

How ‘The Deuce’ Season 3 Sets the Tone of the ’80s with Music

By Emily Kubincanek 

Disco may be dead in the final season of ‘The Deuce,’ but there’s more music to follow.