Lara Zarum is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice.
1 day ago | Film and TV
The show’s production designers and costumers clearly revel in Claws’ setting; everything is slightly overdone, Florida-style, right down to the elaborately detailed designs that Desna’s salon specializes in
2 days ago | Film and TV
Like Nanette, Rape Jokes is in part a deconstruction of comedy itself, particularly the debates in recent years over what should, or shouldn’t, be acceptable in a stand-up set
3 days ago | Film Reviews
Through archival footage of Rogers both on and off the set of his iconic show, as well as interviews with his family, friends and former crew members, Won’t You Be My Neighbor? draws a flattering yet complex portrait of its subject, who die...
If your cold, cold heart doesn't melt at some point during Won't You Be My Neighbor?, the documentary about Fred "Mister" Rogers, well, I don't know what to do for you. Watching this movie is like freebasing sincerity -- a scarce resource...
13 days ago | Film and TV
From the very first scene, Pose boasts a purposefully slick veneer of artificiality — it’s a little too art-directed, a romanticized version of poverty straight from the set of Rent
18 days ago | Film and TV
Both series unfold from the perspective of the “bad guys,” and both juxtapose a life of crime with the mundane everyday — for Barry, the world of desperately aspiring Los Angeles actors, and for The Americans, the Jennings’ domestic ...