“We Would Prefer Not To”: “The Big Short” and Liberalism’s Myths
Despite its grave, wonky subject matter, "The Big Short" wears a media-saturated cynicism on its sleeve.
Flung Out of Space: “Carol,” Genre, and Gender
"Carol" is unique among Haynes’s films in that it invites us to witness an intimacy that others have failed to notice.
“I Know Thee Not, Old Man”: Orson Welles and the New Queer Cinema
TEN YEARS after the massive success of Brokeback Mountain, Hollywood films centering on gay characters and themes have become unremarkable. This