TV columnist Rachael Diamond SC ’21 considers the ramifications of ‘Breaking Bad’ epilogue ‘El Camino.’ “Despite being an inessential addition to Jesse’s story, the film certainly doesn’t detract from the magnificence of the show’s conclusion,” she writes.
Author: Rachael Diamond
Reel talk: Lorene Scafaria’s star-studded “Hustlers” hustles its way into your heart
In this week’s film column, Rachael Diamond SC ’21 reviews “Hustlers,” praising its dramatic, yet touching portrayal of female friendship amidst financial hardship. She writes, “Regardless of the questionable moral dynamics at play, you leave the theater in utter admiration of Destiny’s and Ramona’s tenacity … a testament to the powerful allure of the film — and of money itself.”
Reel talk: Four movie/snack pairings to satisfy your cinematic and culinary cravings
The Reel Talk column offers four topical movie and snack pairings that will satiate your hungry film-going stomach.
Reel Talk: Claire Denis’s ‘High Life’ is a brutal yet tender expedition into space and human spirit
Director Claire Denis’ new film “High Life” combines stunning visuals with a somewhat bizarre, provocative plot.
Reel talk: Why Alfonso Cuarón’s “Children of Men” is more relevant now than ever
Though the film is set in the year 2027, the world of “Children of Men” feels devastatingly real in comparison to our world today.
Reel Talk: ‘Eighth Grade’ is the coming-of-age story for the age of the internet
By far the best aspect of Bo Burnham’s vision is how compassionate and judgment-free his reflection of adolescence is.
Reel Talk: Death by art in Dan Gilroy’s ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’
As a bizarre amalgamation of satire, comedy and horror, Dan Gilroy’s film “Velvet Buzzsaw” makes a snarky mockery of the art world.
Reel Talk: The most underrated films of 2018
Award season is upon us, meaning that it’s time to root for the best films of the year, grumble about films that are showered with unearned praise, lament over the inevitable snubs and argue with everyone you know about which films belong in each of these categories (at least that’s