Are Richard Linklater and Whit Stillman the same voice for different audiences?
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Are Richard Linklater and Whit Stillman the same voice for different audiences?

by Jordan Aaron & Joel KalowJORDAN: Richard Linklater and Whit Stillman share the same voice for different social classes. For example, Dazed and Confused and The Last Days of Disco share common themes of social structure and people who are new to this structure finding identity within it. In Dazed and Confused, Mitch is welcomed … Continue reading

Batman Begins
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Batman Begins

by Will Erickson & Casey Simonson From the October 2015 IssueCASEY: With Zack Snyder’s Batman v. Superman on the way in just a few months, I found it fitting to revisit one of my least favorite superhero movies of recent years – Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins – hoping that perhaps I wouldn’t hate it nearly … Continue reading

Whiplash
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Whiplash

by Jordan Aaron & Joel Kalow From the April 2015 Issue Joel Kalow: What do we look for when we go to the movies? Visceral pleasure (there’s a reason those Michael Bay movies break the box office every other year), narrative experiments, old-fashioned, epic storytelling. We go for the laughs, the tears, and the in-betweens. … Continue reading