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Malcolm & Marie: Solitaire, by David Bax

Early in Sam Levinson’s Malcolm & Marie–a movie that makes a case for self-indulgence not necessarily being a detriment to quality–Malcolm (John David Washington), a film director who’s just returned home with his girlfriend, Marie (Zendaya), after the triumphant premiere...


Assassination Nation: The Way Life Goes, by David Bax

Sam Levinson’s Assassination Nation begins with a series of trigger warnings for things like “murder,” “attempted rape” and “fragile male egos,” each accompanied by a brief flash of footage from the movie we’re about to see. The tone here is clearly tongue-in-cheek...