Miranda Feinberg is a columnist at the Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore who has not yet declared a major. Miranda can be reached at Miranda.Feinberg@tufts.edu.


‘Joker’ studies a madman with eerie brilliance

Todd Phillips’ new film “Joker”(2019) is a dark, gritty and wholly unsettling reimagining of Batman’s most iconic villain. Through the lens of muted and grimy 1970s New York City-esque Gotham, “Joker” tells the story of main man Arthur Fleck’s maddened downward spiral to self-discovery. Fleck, played impeccably by Joaquin Phoenix, is an unfunny comic, a […]


‘The Goldfinch’ is a cold, hollow restoration

Director John Crowley’s new film “The Goldfinch” (2019) brings to the silver screen author Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning story of tragic hero Theo Decker as he navigates life following a terrorist attack that kills his mother and destroys New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Theo finds himself living through impossible highs and unbearable lows, his story […]


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