© Megan White, "I Wish I Was Tall"

© Megan White, "I Wish I Was Tall"

On the Arts


The Struggle of Representation: Fruitvale Station

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An analysis of the depiction of Oscar Grant III—a black man who was shot and killed by a white Police officer in Oakland, California in 2009—the subject of this ambitious and problematic film.


Assessing the Impact of The Wolf of Wall Street

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Parsing all the hype surrounding Scorsese’s latest, and understanding what the film’s success says about the movies and our culture.


Peripheral Recommendations

A few things we like this month.


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