Essays

Gilmore Girls They Shoot Gilmores Dont They

Once Upon a Time, ‘Gilmore Girls’ Danced the Night Away

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In season three’s “They Shoot Gilmores, Don’t They?” Rory and Lorelai get in over their heads at a 24-hour dance marathon.

Arrebato

Bury Me in Celluloid: The Feverish Cinemania of ‘Arrebato’

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Movies are one hell of a drug. Also, drugs are one hell of a drug.

Y Tu Mama Tambien

‘Y Tu Mamá También’: A Eulogy to Adolescence

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20 years later, Alfonso Cuarón’s film remains one of the most honest and sobering portrayals of the journey from adolescence to adulthood.

After Yang

How ‘After Yang’ Recalls Kogonada’s Video Essays

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A remixed film within a film leaves viewers reflecting on the nature of life and the moving image.

Euphoria Season 2 Finale Zendaya

The ‘Euphoria’ Season 2 Finale Presents a Tangled Web of Abuse

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In our last recap of the season, we break down what the show is really about.

Lexi Play Euphoria

Lexi Howard Psychoanalyzes the Characters of ‘Euphoria’ Better Than Anyone Else

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Lexi’s play reveals more about characters than they care to know about themselves.

Sharp Objects Amy Adams

How ‘Sharp Objects’ Ended with a Perfect Dose of Poison

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Prestige mystery series don’t get much darker than ‘Sharp Objects,’ and ‘Sharp Objects’ doesn’t get much better than its sickening finale.

Nate Jacobs Euphoria

Nate Jacobs is the Evil Heart of ‘Euphoria’

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Basically, Nate Jacobs is the root of all bad things in ‘Euphoria.’