The creator and director of the new documentary Shirkers on loss, growing up in Singapore, and the 26-year journey that led to the film’s release.
My favorite movies about change.
Documenting my love for the French filmmaker.
The director and star of the movie Eighth Grade talk about the internet, acting, and growing up with anxiety.
“I didn’t want to crush my dreams.”
Fictional movie posters about the superheroes I wish were real.
Films that restore faith in love and romance.
The end of harsh self-criticism, first ever prom, and kindness above all.
An interview with a director of music videos and “mutant television.”
Stills from an imaginary movie about the end of love.
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