Visual Arts




Gun violence still rising in PG-13 films

The amount of gun violence in PG-13 movies has gone up over the last 30 years, compared to that in R-rated movies, which has remained relatively constant.


Movie review: The Edge of Seventeen

The nuances of the relationships in this high school coming of age movie take the genre to a new level: it’s sensitive, loving, and true.





Movie review: Race

For a college athlete, there “ain’t no black or white; there’s only fast or slow.” Juxtapose Nazi Germany with black American, Jesse Owens, and a movie happens.


Movie review: Caged No More

We give the movie low marks for quality, high marks for calling attention to human trafficking and the sex trade, which touches the US in many ways.