Streaming at Home: ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Offers All Flash, Weak Substance

A literal war on women is far from over in America. Despite decades of progress, many of the most important freedoms provided to women were stripped away in the Dobbs Supreme Court decision. For the film industry, women continue to fight for big-budget, high concept movies. Rarely are they given the space to showcase their … Continue reading Streaming at Home: ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Offers All Flash, Weak Substance

Review: ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Struggles With Its Uninspired Story

Riddled in behind-the-scenes controversies and news-grabbing headlines and serving as her sophomore follow-up to the well-received Booksmart, Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling was one of the hotly anticipated movies of the year. With a stacked cast, solid director, and the (unfulfilled) promise of a timely thriller with something to say, there was a lot to be excited for. However, … Continue reading Review: ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Struggles With Its Uninspired Story

Ari Aster’s ‘Midsommar’ Channels a Daymare in a Poppy Field While Processing Grief

Just over four years ago, I lost my father in a freak accident. We did not have the best relationship, but it was one that had come a long way in the months immediately before. When you lose someone without notice, without warning, and seemingly without cause, it gnaws at you. Death can plunge you … Continue reading Ari Aster’s ‘Midsommar’ Channels a Daymare in a Poppy Field While Processing Grief