Metaphysics on a small scale
Movie review: Anomalisa
Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson create an existential nightmare that lets the viewer play god while the human comedy looks smaller, and more magical, than ever
You never leave high school, or Heathers
Podcast: Pop This! The '80s cult movie about homicidal high school students left a mark on the pop culture psyche, and Pop This picks at the scars three decades later.
Featuring Lisa Christiansen and Andrea Warner. Produced by Andrea Gin.
A sampling of what you might hear in Episode 10: Exhuming the legacy of Heathers We think this one thing will make us happy, but when we acquire it, it's a tornado of terribleness. There is some truth to the idea that you never leave high school. Back in 1988, we couldn't go to the Internet to check things out. Winona Ryder fought tooth and nail to get this part. I do think Heathers is brilliant. What kind of parent lets their kid do the Exorcist? Murder is not cool. Veronica is the only multidimensional character in the movie. I find it doesn't ring as true to me now. I felt it pushed the stereotype women are all bitches and will get you. Do you love Harold and Maude, too? I am excited about Zealander ...