Who’s A Neo Maxi Zoom Dweebie Now? Anthony Michael Hall to Face Potential Jail Time For Assault

Though Anthony Michael Hall has been kind of buff ever since 1990’s Edward Scissorhands, the masses always remember him–if they remember him at all–as that “neo maxi zoom dweebie” archetype “wailed on” by John Bender (Judd Nelson) types in John Hughes movies. And maybe this sort of perception can really …

Search Party Unravels the Buildup to a Disappointment That Serves As A Metaphor for Modern Letdowns

It’s that thing that can’t seem to be avoided in any new show these days–that overarching theme: millennial ennui and lack of direction/purpose. While Search Party–named for a literal reason and for that more figurative one about searching for oneself–is about more than just this, it can’t help but bleed …

In Another Country: “It Takes Courage For A Foreign Woman to Travel Alone”

In the endless arsenal of Isabelle Huppert movies, one of her most recent–from 2012–features, In Another Country, stands apart not just for how noticeably it contrasts the foreignness of Huppert as Anne, marooned three different times as three different variations on the same character in a remote seaside South Korean …

Kristen Stewart and St. Vincent: Proof That Lesbianism Is Frequently A Straight Person’s Act of Desperation

Though Lindsay Lohan kind of blazed the trail back in 2008 with the whole straight woman randomly deciding to date another female trend, at least Samantha Ronson was already a lesbian (or bisexual, if you prefer) to begin with–making one-half of the relationship at least somewhat sensical. But in the …