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The Virgin Suicides

Memories of Place in Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Virgin Suicides’

“Although the events in ‘The Virgin Suicides’ may not be presented through an innately nostalgic lens, they become a binding source of nostalgia by viewing the film 20 years after its initial wide release.”

My Summer of Dunst: Volume 5

“Dunst remains in control of her persona, but she’s also at the mercy of Hollywood scheming.”

My Summer of Kirsten Dunst: Volume 3

“Between ‘Elizabethtown,’ ‘Marie Antoinette’ and ‘Spider-Man 3,’ Dunst’s life and art begin to imitate each other.”

My Summer of Kirsten Dunst: Volume 2

“Dunst’s roles from 1998 to 2002 illustrate her need to conform to studio standards of femininity, balanced with her own personal desire to stretch her wings as a performer.”

‘The Bling Ring,’ Recontextualized in Post-Election America

“As the time between 2008, 2013 and 2016 grows comparatively smaller, the film will only loom larger.”

A Mother’s Twisted Love: Lucile Hadzihalilovic’s ‘Evolution’

“Elliptical and predominantly visual, ‘Evolution’ will frustrate any viewer unwilling to let go of common sense.”