“Don’t say thank you — saying thank you that means you’re gay.” Ruben snaps at a stunned Stevie early on in Jonah Hill’s masterful directorial debut Mid90s. It’s a painful and transformational moment in the film at a point when Stevie (played by actor Sunny Suljic) still idolizes Ruben (played by actor and co-writer Gio Galicia) so much that his perceived…
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Carolyn Todd tells the story of a true community leader.
A month ago, we asked what movies made you a man. In this first installment, Sameer Rao recalls the one that taught him the power in weakness.
“In the absence of elders, the impetuosity of youth becomes the slow death of the community.” Jed Diamond takes his grandson on a rite of passage.