Midsommar is the kind of movie you have to physically shake off of yourself. It’s a horror movie, but not the kind of nightmare that wakes you up; rather, this is the nightmare you sleep all the way through and wake the next morning believing was real. Continue reading “Midsommar”

Little Women

To set in the Civil War era a story about four sisters coming of age, there could have been a grayness to the latest adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. Like its central character Jo March (Saoirse Ronan) being so unwaveringly resistant of what it means, in that time, to come of age, Little Women, in 2019, could have taken up the feminist mantle of challenging the status quo using the big screen as its megaphone. In pushing her ideals onto her sisters, Jo would be pushing them onto us. But that’s not at all what this is. Continue reading “Little Women”