Issue 63: Work

September 2018

Amy Adams in Sharp Objects | art by Brianna Ashby

The Work Never Ends

Sharp Objects is a slow-burning gothic horror about rage and shame and grief, one that explores—in meticulous, at times uncomfortable detail—what it feels like to live in both the midst and the aftermath of trauma....
Beautiful Things (2017) | Biennale College Cinema

The Siren Song of Capitalism

Beautiful Things is a documentary-musical of machinic assemblage and desire, a rapturous becoming-object, a euphoric celebration of accelerationism, and a vision of the role of the human in a world dominated by our technological children....