By Bethany Wade
Great American novels preserve a moment in time. Do their film adaptations do the same?
By William Dass
Dictators and cannibals. What do you think about on the Fourth of July? Apple pie?
An exploration of Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ and how it finally deals with The Green Light.
By Farah Cheded
Over a century’s worth of dreams have been chased to the West Coast state, so it’s no wonder that California’s sunny locales have been used in skeptical, neurotic movies about the American Dream to make their brutal subversion of it all the more cutting. Here, we take a look at how this has been done.
By Max Covill
Chasing the American Dream can be a lonely endeavor.
Encouraging the lone voice as the ultimate patriotic act.
By Sheryl Oh
“What’s the point of being together if you’re not the happiest?”
Back when you could just move out to the coast and become a big star.
A look back at the story of an outsider who stood up for our freedom (to peddle smut).