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A Definitive Ranking of the Decade’s Golden Globes Opening Monologues

Below is a ranking of the ten most recent monologues discerned with tools of rigorous science.

‘Bombshell’ Breaks Down in Execution of Complex Story

While the film features several compelling performances and competent worldbuilding, it is burdened by its pacing and incomplete character arcs.

'Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker': The Force is Kinda Strong With This One

“The Rise of Skywalker’s” mistakes are so apparent and avoidable that it's frustrating seeing how much better of a film it could have been.

'Uncut Gems' Revels in Chaos

This film is not a cautionary tale, nor is it a story of redemption — it is a portrait of one man’s steady, irrevocable loss of power.

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Sounding the Alarm: Turning Science into Symphony

As the climate crisis accelerates, this science-to-sound movement may play an increasingly valuable role: Music can offer scientists, vital authorities on climate change, a new pathway for public expression.

I: FLOAT (pt. 3)

Behind him, she can see the reflected moon, the wide and languorous shores of darkness surrounding it, broken only by pinpricks of diffused light. What she sees — solitary glimmerings in the distance — are stars still in the past. In the millions of miles between them and her, time has aged, transformed from past to present.

I: FLOAT (pt. 2)

All the voices that clamor for the surface appear only a string of hollow sounds that float lightly to the top, like bubbles in a flute of champagne, and sit there for a moment before each pops with a gentle explosion.

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