Leave Spring Breakers Alone

Arguably the most unexpectedly political film of 2012 for its uncensored statement on American culture that has only continued to prove more accurate, Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers is one of those narratives that really oughtn’t to be fucked with. And yet, that’s just what’s going to happen now that digital streaming service Blackpills has …

Condition: White, Or the Story of Christine Chubbuck in Filmic Form

Before the release of Antonio Campos’ 2016 film, Christine, Christine Chubbuck was the sort of footnote to a textbook about mass communications a journalist might explore further as a study in anomalous and unprecedented on-air events. And this is somewhat the trajectory of how screenwriter Craig Shilowich came into contact …

“Emotional Attachment, That’s All”: T2 Trainspotting

Cynics of the sequel as a concept might tend to feel divided regarding T2 Trainspotting, Danny Boyle’s affectionate follow-up to the beloved original, released in 1996. Joining forces once again with screenwriter John Hodge (who teamed with Ewan McGregor immediately after Trainspotting with 1997’s A Life Less Ordinary), Boyle brings …

Frances Ha(lladay) & Carrie Bradshaw: Two Women Who Iterate That Traveling Alone Blows

“There’s nothing better than traveling alone,” most men will tell you. Emphasis on men. And the women who try to tell you the same are subconsciously (though often overtly) just working to get banged by the men who love traveling alone or are suffering from an Elizabeth Gilbert-inspired breakdown brought …