Minari paints a moving, vivid portrait of rural Korean Americana

Inspired by writer-director Lee Isaac Chung’s own childhood, Minari is the portrait of a Korean American family struggling to succeed in rural Reagan-era Arkansas. Starring Steven Yeun and Han Ye-ri as Jacob and Monica, young Korean immigrants who have moved east from California to fulfill his dream of growing and selling Korean vegetables, the story is full of pathos, humor, and the... Continue Reading →

Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War starts almost at the exact moment Thor: Ragnarok left off, with Thanos' ship bearing down on the Asgardians in full attack mode—setting the tone for the rest of this movie, which can best be described as nearly three hours of sustained battle interspersed with quips, with the occasional pause for character moments.... Continue Reading →

What makes a hero in The Last Jedi

I first watched the original Star Wars trilogy the summer I was ten, because it came on TV and my older brother was in charge of the remote. I enjoyed it, but it didn't take up much real estate in my head afterwards beyond suddenly understanding previously mystifying pop culture references. I never ended up... Continue Reading →

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