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Black Life Matters: Killer of Sheep Review

Killer of Sheep movie poster

Her body language, the deep darkness, the shot, the music, says it all: what are we supposed to be doing in here?

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Blog Relaunch + Vegas Shooting Thoughts

#VegasStrong photo by Matt Borondy

My mind just keeps thinking about it. “Don’t go there. Mass murder. Over there. Mass murder.”

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Visit Identity Theory at Lit Crawl San Francisco

Lit Crawl San Francisco Map

We’re throwing an Identity Theory reading-party at the San Francisco Lit Crawl on October 14th.

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Dunkirk: Depth to the Games

Poster for the Christopher Nolan film Dunkirk

The film is a study in learning from old masters as much as it is in bringing an old story to a new audience.

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More Branding: An Inconvenient Sequel

An Inconvenient Sequel

There’s no beating around the Bush with regards to how the 2000 election results impacted our present climate situation.

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Retrospective Review: CBS’s The Man Upstairs (1992)

The Man Upstairs

An eccentric woman with moralistic values befriends a man who has found himself on the wrong side of the law…

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Why We Need to Fight for Women’s Access to Healthcare

Women's Health Signs

Republican alternatives to the ACA pose threats to women, the elderly, the disabled, and young people looking for health care access.

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Big Ideas – Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant

Covenant does a bit more than just lay out intertextual reference to spice up a familiar narrative.

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Everyday Noir: Old Stone

Old Stone Johnny Ma

For all the faults of his screenplay, Johnny Ma has a strong hand for visual storytelling.

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Why We Need to Be Paying Attention to Title IX More than Ever

Title IX

Many are worried that regulations aimed to protect marginalized populations may fall by the wayside.

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One Motherfucker of a Narrative

No Pasaran

Understandably, many people are distraught and distracted by the tawdry reality television nightmare emanating from Washington.

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Tower: A Blind Eye Towards Evil

Tower film poster

Tower glows with the kind of heroism that represents the best qualities of humanity in spite of its worst.

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A Nightmare in Tune with the American Dream: The Founder

The Founder movie

Somewhere near its core, underneath the corporate-friendly narrative and the neon-tinged nostalgia, The Founder is a nightmare to the tune of the American Dream.

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Make America Read Again

The True Flag book

Sadly, the news cycle has been laden with reports and opinings relating to the nightmare Bedlamite regime that hastens over the American Empire.

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How The Light Gets In

Gordon Parks I Am You

The times are about to get darker—which calls for resistance and well-conceived dissidence.

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