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  • Cult Classics: Jesus’ Son

    Over the course of a lifetime, you may often find yourself in the company of a strange coterie of people—weird frenemies and loose associates you don’t fully trust but often rely on for one thing or another. More so, your… Read More ›

  • Perfect Directors: David Cronenberg

    Cerebral, dark, oddly humorous, and obsessed with the inextricable relationship between the body and the psyche, David Cronenberg’s work is difficult to describe. Is he a sci-fi director obsessed with body horror? A dramatist that uses horror as a way… Read More ›

  • Awesome Garbage: Mac and Me

    True story: I saw Mac and Me in theaters when I was 6 years old. I was visiting my grandparents in Virginia Beach and spending the day with my grandma, mom, and sisters, and since everything else out in the… Read More ›

  • 10 Radical 90’s Movies That Captured The Decade

    O 1990’s America, where art thou? This fantastic decade–the last of the American Century that seemed to find the country at the height of its powers economically, socially, and politically–can easily be considered a high watermark in American history. With… Read More ›

  • Best Of Streaming: Halloween 2017

    One of the best parts of October after you get too old to dress up for Halloween (unless you feel that you’re never too old to dress up, in which case, good for you!) is getting into the spirit of… Read More ›

  • Perfect Movies: The Princess Bride

    Who would we, as a collective spirit, be without our stories? Fiction is one of the most complex and influential inventions in human history: our ability to create entire worlds, characters, and plots that have never been nor ever will… Read More ›

  • Awesome Garbage: Cool as Ice

    At one point in the history of America–specifically the beautiful, stupid early 90s–there was an awkward transition in pop culture when rap music was something on the verge of being a legitimate genre and something entertainers aped to seem hip… Read More ›