Articles tagged: Natalie Portman


Inane and Insane, Lucy in the Sky Isn’t as Empathetic as It Thinks It Is

The year is 2007: between Lindsey Lohan’s 84-minute stint in a California jail and Britney Spears’ yearlong breakdown of shaved heads and smashed umbrellas, media sympathies for female celebrities and... Read more

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Trailer Takes: The Grinch, Bird Box, and Vox Lux

The Grinch — Jake: I think I came into this predisposed not to like what I saw. As someone who has watched How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1996) every... Read more

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Trailer Takes: Ghost in the Shell, Song to Song, and The House

Ghost in the Shell, Trailer #2: Xavier: The jam-packed action of this trailer snatches my attention immediately. From start to finish, guns are blazing, explosions are detonating, and punches are... Read more


Jackie Shows First Lady in Grim New Light

In a 1961 interview with Jaqueline Kennedy, Sander Vancour said to the new first lady, “If I may say so, without disrespect, every time I’ve been in the White House... Read more