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The unexpected joy of difficult, problematic movies

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The Clinton years aren’t what we really miss — it’s the power of being older and knowing better

Cuba Gooding Jr., Soleil Moon Frye, and Jared Leto in 1991. Photo: Barry King/Getty Images


How I Got Radicalized

As a child, I loved Disney princesses. As an adult, my concern goes beyond the problematic stereotypes

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Lee Isaac Chung’s film took me through his past and into my own family’s story

Yeri Han, Noel Kate Cho, Steven Yeun, and Alan S. Kim, from the cast of “Minari.” Photo: A24


A new film made entirely during the Covid-19 age is already a period piece

Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor in ‘Locked Down.’ Photo: HBO Max


How I Got Radicalized

I never thought I could be the star. Barbra and Fanny showed me the way.

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Carey Mulligan’s ‘Promising Young Woman’ debuts in a culture that’s taking a colder attitude toward survivors’ rage

Promising Young Woman” Photo: Focus Features


How I Got Radicalized

Before it was a camp classic, the 1995 film liberated me from the politics of taste

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In conversation with the author on her new book, ‘Shit, Actually’

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The movie illuminates how social media encourages girls to perform wildly exaggerated versions of womanhood

‘Cuties.’ Photo courtesy of Netflix

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