Exactly fifty years after his crime film Mean Streets debuted in 1973, with a dozen award-winning films under his belt, Martin Scorsese has come as close to perfect job security as artists get — for better and for worse.
Brief Tender Light offers a half-baked reflection on American higher education for international students
With this summer’s dual Supreme Court decisions in SFFA v. Harvard and SFFA v. UNC, higher education is deserving of a critical artistic lens now more than ever. Brief Tender Light, focusing on African students at MIT, ventures an attempt at this lens but doesn’t succeed.
In the challenging economic environment of Hollywood in 2023, The Creator sets a commendable model for how to be smart with a budget and avoid retreading the same IP. Movies looking to follow its footsteps just need to accomplish these feats with a better script and a more talented cast.