Outta Respect: Remembering the Goodfellas Diner

“We tried to do everything we could.” “What do you mean?” “You know what I mean. He’s gone. And we couldn’t do nothing about it.” So kicks off an iconic sequence in Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas, the emotional summit of a movie…  Read more

By Oct 31, 2019

Outer Visions: Leo Goldsmith and Gregory Zinman on Serving as Ad Astra‘s Experimental Film Consultants

Brad Pitt in Ad Astra

It’s a rare thing for scholars to be asked to serve as advisors on studio films of any size, no matter the topic. (Hell, we’re usually not even asked to authenticate representations of academia itself.) So, it came as a…  Read more

By Sep 4, 2019

Trauma & Transformation: Alma Har’el on Her Shia LaBeouf Drama, Honey Boy

Noah Jupe in Honey Boy

Alma Har’el’s Honey Boy is an emotional prism, generating moments that are warm, traumatic, unsettling and scarring. So, it’s no wonder that the process of constructing such an intimate and emotionally shattering film was equally grounded in feeling. Har’el’s narrative…  Read more

By Sep 4, 2019

The Forever War


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By Sep 4, 2019

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