Christina N. Baker on the rare phenomenon of Black characters finding love on screen.
Eugene “Joey” Albin and Julie A. Ward on the parallels between the imagined Viking past of “Midsommar” and the racist, nationalist myths held up by neo-Confederates in the USA.
Marc Francis on the resurgence of drive-ins, and the possibilities they hold.
Maggie Hennefeld analyzes the Oscars’ new diversity criteria, and finds them to be largely a publicity stunt.
Elizabeth Alsop on expressions of solidarity in recent TV.
Emma Wilson’s experience of returning to recently reopened cinemas in Paris.
Laurie Ouellette places the show COPS within a historical and cultural context of reality media that participates in racialized police violence.
Patricia R. Zimmermann and Caren Kaplan explore the “coronavirus drone” genre.
Girish Shambu on how film culture might rethink film evaluation to raise the visibility and value of films made by women.
Jason Fox reflects on documentary, inspired by Eileen Myles’ analogy between poems and parties.