Monthly Archives: November 2015

Review: Stories We Tell

Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell is a reflexive documentary ostensibly about Diane Polley, the director’s late mother. Through a series of “interrogations,” Polley interviews her father, her siblings, her half-siblings, and other members of her extended family. And as the film delves deeper

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Review: IU’s Twenty-Three

K-pop is a guilty pleasure of mine. It’s fun, catchy, colorful, and a bit sexy; what’s not to like? But since K-pop is a business, mainstream artists generally avoid any thematic complexity, focusing on vibrant visuals and romantic lyrics instead. Think

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Review: Crimson Peak

There is a scene in the movie where Thomas (Tom Hiddleston) asks Edith (Mia Wasikowska) to waltz with him, as other women glare at Edith in jealousy. “I’ve always closed my eyes to things that made me uncomfortable,” Thomas says.

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