My message today is specifically addressed to filmmakers working on new films based on ones that already exist, whose original actors have died since the previous film came out.Read More
Depending on where you start your marathon of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the series can play out with two different main protagonists.Read More
During curtain call after Thursday’s preview performance of Hadestown, something special and moving happened.Read More
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stunned me this week by announcing that it was dropping its infamous 2015 “Policy of Exclusion” (as it is commonly known among groups who consider it infamous).Read More
I’m a sucker for live televised events, so I found myself tuning in this week to the General Conference Commercial Event the Apple corporation throws from time to time.Read More
I’m a big fan of Gimlet podcasts. But I won’t be downloading or listening for the time being.Read More
I’ve wanted to delete my Facebook account for several months now, and now I’m finally going to do it.Read More
it’s not surprising that Marvel fanboys tried to crash Captain Marvel.Read More
I first fell in love with musicals when my older sister introduced me to the choreography of Bob Fosse. She brought home rentals of movies like Damn Yankees! and Sweet Charity, two movies that taught me that the musical genre could be as abrasive as it was flashy.Read More
In honor of Marvel’s latest superhero release, Captain Marvel, I’m dedicating today’s newsletter to the best superhero films ever made. I was going for a top 10 list, but I ended up needing to include 20.Read More
Emma Thompson was going to lend her voice for the upcoming animated film Luck. Then the film’s studio, Skydance, put John Lasseter in charge.Read More
Of all the Best Picture-nominated films, the one I think should win on Sunday is a superhero movie. If I could nominate any movie from 2018 to receive the Best Picture award on Sunday, it would be a superhero movie.
And those are two different movies.Read More
Trying to watch every film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in chronological order is a task fit for a superhero.Read More
Disney dropped the first teaser trailer for Frozen 2 (or is it Frozen II?) on Wednesday and I’m still picking my jaw up off the ground.Read More
My friend Chris Wei has a lot of good suggestions.Read More
Pixar teased a reimagined, empowered Bo Peep this week in promotional material for the upcoming Toy Story 4.Read More
Hey fam. A lot has changed since the 2016 election in the United States.Read More
As 2018 wraps, it’s time for me to reflect on my favorites of the year with some 2018 YEAR-END LISTS!Read More
I was a producer and recordist on this episode of The Economist: Tasting menu.
In a taste of our Christmas double issue, Jon Fasman takes a walk across Queens, New York City, and through America’s past, present and future. He hears from recent and long-standing Queens residents about why they made their lives there. Congresswoman Grace Meng explains the racial tensions bubbling under the surface and the importance of homemade dumplings. And down in Jamaica Bay, a more ancient migration is taking flight.
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Next week, on Nov. 6, 2018, Americans will have an opportunity to vote to significantly check President Donald Trump’s power by electing Democrats to the House of Representatives and the Senate.
In this episode of Mosaic, an urgent invitation to vote, and a reflection on the last time Americans had the chance to weigh in on who should hold the power in this country.