Tag: masculinity

“Truth In Jest”

At Hazlitt, Emma Healey writes about a particular scene in the fourth season of Louis CK’s Louie. “By the time Louie was in its fourth season, its protagonist had a lot of audience goodwill to burn, and C.K. seemed to want to do something legitimately complicated with it: […]

Barry Jenkins on Wong Kar-Wai

At the Criterion’s Current, Barry Jenkins talks about Wong Kar-Wai. “For the inaugural video in our new series Under the Influence, Barry Jenkins—whose sophomore feature, Moonlight, won big at last night’s Gotham Awards and just garnered best director and best supporting actress from the National Board of Review—stopped […]

The Luke Cage Syllabus

At Black Nerd Problems, Tara Betts breaks down all the Black lit featured in Netflix’s Luke Cage. “My two obsessions entwined on this show — hip hop and books. Books are such a significant part of the dialogue in key scenes, and how often does any show feature […]