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 …

Murder on the Orient Express Reminds Us to Embrace the Gray Areas of Life

Remakes of classic films–and worse yet, classic films based on equally as classic books–tend always to be dicey. And even with Kenneth Branagh’s faithful rendering of everything he adapts, from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to Macbeth, there can be no denying that, as Christopher Orr of The Atlantic put it, “Murder …