Zero Motivation: A Galvanizing Glimpse Into the Comedic World of Female Israeli Soldiers

The Israeli army is, for most, an intimidating force to be reckoned with. Talya Lavie’s debut film, Zero Motivation, however, proves that there is indeed a softer side to the world’s most highly regarded military defense–albeit a rough-hewn sort of softness. Broken into three segments–“The Replacement,” “The Virgin” and “The …

Trainwreck Doesn’t Crash and Burn, But It Also Doesn’t Come Into the Station Safely

For the fledgling romantic comedy genre, Trainwreck has served as a necessary film to help breathe back new life into the dying category. Thanks to Amy Schumer’s humorous brand of cynicism and uncomfortableness, Trainwreck is made palatable for those women (and even men) of the twenty-first century–as evidenced by the …