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Oldies But Goodies: “American Beauty” by Grateful Dead

Grateful Dead certainly built up a rather controversial reputation in its 30-year run. When thinking about the band, people tend to think of two things: it has a loyal, almost cult-like following known to many as ‘Dead Heads,’ and many people experimented with psychedelic drugs at its concerts. But what is often lost in discussions […]

Oldies But Goodies: ‘American Psycho’

As the media continues to praise Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscar-winning performance in “Joker” (2019), I could not help but think back to Mary Harron’s “American Psycho” (2000). The film is an intentionally uncomfortable viewing experience and, as a result, many people remember it for its excessive goriness and ambiguous resolution. Quite honestly, I do not love […]

Oldies but Goodies: ‘Little Miss Sunshine’

There are plenty of things that we cannot control in life, but one thing we can control is our attitude, and sometimes, that can make all the difference. With a well-known cast including Steve Carell and Alan Arkin, many people may start watching “Little Miss Sunshine” (2006) with the idea of it being a fun, […]