The Best Films of the Decade

There were many ways this list could’ve gone. It started out as a standard top 10, then a top 20, and so forth. There were many sleepless nights spent agonizing over which films would be left off. It began to feel like choosing between children. This was the decade I fell in love with cinema,…

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In defense of American Beauty

Here is something I know to be true: I love American Beauty. It’s a small thing to say, but somehow, it feels huge. Because Sam Mendes’ 1999 success has had a rough go of things as of late. To profess love, in 2019, could be considered a controversial statement. It is, at the very least,…

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