Posts Tagged: joe sacksteder
First, Brandon Hicks criticizes parental hypocrisy in “Colorful Language.”
Meanwhile, in the Saturday Review, Joe Sacksteder offers a detailed portrait of the film 99 Homes, by director Ramin Bahrani. The 2008 mortgage crisis serves as the backdrop of a fraught storyline that brings together its protagonist, a victim of the recession, and antagonist, the real estate broker who caused his eviction....more
First, the topic of artificial intelligence is the focus of drama in the Saturday Review of Ex Machina. Joe Sacksteder describes the “murky moral terrain” of the film, which follows an unwitting participant in a modern-day mad scientist’s experimentations.
Then, in the Sunday Essay, Thea Goodman shares a difficult story of harassment from her teenage years....more