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 …

Florence Foster Jenkins: The Caterpillar Who Wanted So Badly to Use Money To Become A Butterfly

“Was everyone laughing at me the whole time?” This question, demanded in earnest on her deathbed by socialite Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) could easily be asked at the end of anyone’s life, when they’ve suddenly realized just how farcical it was–especially after years of essentially using financial clout to …