FATHERLY – When, or I suppose if, shoppers do return to malls, people might be buying their Auntie Anne’s pretzels or doing their school shopping next to an Amazon processing center. What ambiance!
FATHERLY – The race to acquire and distribute an effective and safe COVID-19 vaccine is as pressing as ever.
FATHERLY – A few minutes into Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s response addressing the sexist remarks that Ted Yoho directed at her, the congresswoman said something particularly sobering: “This is not new. And that is the problem.”
FATHERLY – The petition states that “The grocery chain labels some of its ethnic foods with modifications of ‘Joe’ that belies a narrative of exoticism that perpetuates harmful stereotypes.”
MEDIUM – Humphrey Bogart smokes, his furrowed brow passing judgement.
PASTE MAGAZINE – The camera favors emotive close ups, creating intimacy as if the viewer gets a chance to see the world through Autumn’s often solemn, stoic gaze, but also a certain kind of unknowability.
SHOE LEATHER PODCAST – I keep looking, and see that the strokes form a bunch of circles. Circles of all different sizes, all across the canvas, overwhelming each other. And the more I look at the circles, the more they remind me of human faces. Subdued, almost hidden in a crowd.
PASTE MAGAZINE – Fourteen is a perceptive, precise and sometimes deeply affecting tale of friendship, although its editing style may make the film feel a bit too fragmented for some.
PASTE MAGAZINE – A ghostly foghorn blares as a mustached Aubrey Plaza and a pipe-smoking Bill Murray tell a tall tale about the Film Independent Spirit Awards.
SCREEN QUEENS – The drive of the film is Alice pursuing what she is owed.