I’m going to die. You’re going to die. But Amy is dying tomorrow. In the hauntingly titled She Dies Tomorrow, written and directed by Amy Seimetz (whose shared name with the film’s protagonist is no accident), existential dread drips from every frame. Seimetz couldn't have expected her film, imagined in a pre-pandemic world, to pair […]
The dance movie is an art form unto itself. There are the masterpieces, the Step Ups of the world; the off-brand sequels and knockoffs like Feel the Beat; and the hours you wish you could get back (looking at you, High Strung Free Dance). But Netflix's Work It, directed by Laura Terruso and written by […]
Another quarantine week down! Only an indeterminate, indefinite, perhaps infinite amount left to go. I'm here to deliver some good tweets from this week to you. We've been collecting the best posts of the week for a while now because we're all stuck inside and sometimes it's good to laugh at tweets. Sure, Twitter is […]
Bet you didn't think you'd wake up to a video of Normal People's Paul Mescal thrusting his crotch at the camera in a bout of drunken dancing. Well, here you are, and welcome to this new Rolling Stones music video, which is titled "Scarlet" but should really be called "Paul." With dance moves to rival […]
In case you missed the news, the National Rifle Association (NRA) is in some hot water at the moment. Specifically with New York's attorney general Letitia James, who is attempting to dissolve the organisation over allegations of financial mismanagement. And during his Thursday night monologue, Jimmy Fallon had the perfect response. "Wow, the NRA as […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.