In focusing on the realness of one particular family’s story, ‘Minari’ manages to capture a greater experience, beyond what Hollywood has been able to understand about Asian Americans and family before. It’s not a concrete idea, but it’s the beginning of a long overdue healing.
In case you wanted to relive 2020, ‘Totally Under Control’ is the documentary for you. All joking aside, director Alex Gibney’s most recent documentary is a must-watch, both because of the importance of the subject matter and because of the masterful filmmaking.
Tonally, ‘Superliminal’ reminds me of ‘The Stanley Parable,’ where the protagonist explores a mysteriously empty office building at the behest (or in spite) of an omniscient narrator. The ‘Superliminal’ player doesn’t have as much freedom as ‘The Stanley Parable’ player, but both games give a vibe of constant unnerve and the story spiraling into nonsense.
Considering ‘A Fold Apart’ is Lightning Rod Games’ first foray into the world, I will give them credit for creating an honest portrayal of the hardships of a long-distance relationship as well as creating a puzzle game with unique mechanics, but I would have expected smoother gameplay since the team consists of industry veterans.
When the sky hangs heavy with clouds, when the wind trembles in the trees, when thunder shakes the air: Grab a cup of your favorite brew, settle by a window that frames the approach of winter, and absorb this auditory drama of murder, masculinity, and madness.
Basquiat and all his modern cachet were what convinced me to attend, but the rich diversity of creative styles made me stay.
Sweeping and soothing, the Intercollegiate Get Out the Vote Festival featured a talented coalition of artists and speakers who leveraged art “in concert” with civic action.
As the days tick down to Nov. 3, politicians, activists, and Americans nationwide glue anxious eyes to the final stretch of what may be the most unprecedented election cycle in recent history…. ‘All In: The Fight For Democracy’ adds valuable insight to this conversation.
The best comedy often must straddle the line between satire and outright offensiveness — but we also don’t usually have a president hospitalized with the same virus that he profoundly mismanaged.
As we follow Marybelle’s journey, we see her leave her daughter behind to take care of other people’s babies. We see her grapple with living in a world where she exists to be invisible. We watch as people discuss her existence, her experience, while she stands in the room, unnoticed.
You get more than one mystery to solve in Enola Holmes when the younger sister of Sherlock and Mycroft sets out in search of her missing mother. The game is indeed afoot!
MIT students aren’t particularly known for their creative pursuits, but Kyle Markland ’22 definitely subverts that stereotype. In his debut album, Kyle pairs multi-instrumental prowess with an impressive vocal range to carve out his unique sound.