Pablo Larraín’s SpencerBy Brianna Di Monda
A close look at the two womens lives reveals similar dramatic encounters with the press negotiated on strikingly different terms. Neither identified with the public roles thrust upon them, and each struggled for control in opposing spheres of their lives. A single contract unmoored both of their lives.
Adam McKay’s Don’t Look UpBy Jerrine Tan
Dont Look Ups negative reviews affirm its on-the-nose critique of our dysfunctional world. But the films unfunniness isnt a problem with the film, but a problem with the world, particularly during the ongoing pandemic.
The Academy MuseumBy Edward Mendez
Driven by its mission to advance the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema, the Academy Museum addresses film history through its dynamic and educational exhibitions.
Iuli Gerbase’s The Pink CloudBy Nolan Kelly
A toxic pink smog appearing simultaneously across the whole world is liable to kill a person in under ten seconds. That Gerbases film was entirely written and produced before the pandemic began is the basis of what makes it so powerful.