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Category Archives: Film

THE NEW GRAND TOUR, or Study Abroad à l’américaine

By Christopher Gellert What is it with us Americans and our longings for old stones and cathedrals? You think we would get enough of rocks covered with moss and churches … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Under Scarlett’s Skin

by Emma Ben Ayoun, writer In 2013, Scarlett Johansson became the first woman in the entire history of the known universe to be named Esquire’s Sexiest Woman Alive twice (she … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Re-visiting Groundhog Day: Lobotomizing Women in the Name of Love

By Emma Ben Ayoun, writer Harold Ramis’ 1992 film Groundhog Day is one of relatively few romantic comedies that have truly endured the test of time, remaining a beloved classic … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · 7 Comments