Scene one, hot take one: The importance of ‘controversial art’ and a case for ‘Joker’

In this week’s film column, Ben Hafetz PZ ’20 reviews Todd Phillips’ “Joker,” arguing against those who claim the film is a glorification of mass violence committed by white men.

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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.”

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