Tell-Tale Heart Syndrome in Search Party Season 2: What Happens When the Problems You Thought You Wanted Become Real

When the finale of Search Party‘s first season “aired” back in November of 2016, viewers were met with a denouement very unlike any they’d ever witnessed or expected. One that proves the oft touted adage, “Be careful what you wish for”–and what Dory (Alia Shawkat), our mixed up, in search …

Madonna’s Art Curation Influence on Mass Culture via the Music Video

  They say the true mark of wealth doesn’t begin until you can afford to start art collecting. One could argue, however, that Madonna unwittingly began her connoisseurship in the field when she struck up a romantic dalliance with then mere “street artist” Jean-Michel Basquiat. During the course of their …

Landline: A 90s Period Piece That Assures Us Existential Crises Have Nothing to Do With Technology

Gillian Robespierre’s second feature film, Landline, is, in many ways, in keeping with the tone of her first, Obvious Child. And it isn’t just because both star her seeming muse, Jenny Slate. No, more than that, Landline is a continuation in theme of the existential crises that tend to befall each …