Bing Liu's Minding the Gap eschews traditional narrative arcs, touring wreckage of the past—a past that is still driving and informing the present—and redefining cinematic language as a means to an uncertain end.
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Madison Miller is an aspiring film critic based in Oakland. She keenly observes the inflight entertainment selections of her fellow travelers, and judges them accordingly. More of her musings can be found at www.reviewfromthetop.com.
By reframing fandom as tried and true romance, showing characters committing under the best and worst circumstances, Bull Durham raises different stakes than both traditional sports movies and traditional romantic comedies.
Loving My Best Friend’s Wedding doesn’t necessarily mean loving all of it, and yet, here I am saying I do.
In making the strange, familiar (and the familiar, strange), Gattaca forces us to reckon with our own humanity and mortality—and the fact that time is coming for us all.
A Woman’s Whole Life in a Single Day: On Insignificant Work, and Its Significant Absence, in The Hours
The film adaptation of Michael Cunningham's novel tells three intertwining stories about three women faced with three different tasks on one insignificant (and in this way, wholly significant) day.
In Thelma & Louise, the only image more combustible than a Polaroid picture is that of femininity.