The MIT Museum held a day-long special event celebrating Polaroid — the Cambridge-born camera that captured people’s hearts from its invention to its modern day resurgence.
Created by Ronán Noone, “the smuggler” puts Tim Finnegan (Billy Meleady), an Irish immigrant, alone and center stage to tell his story and critique the idealized “American Dream.”
Morgenstern appears to create a metanarrative about why we tell stories, how we tell them, who gets to keep them, where they go, and how we get lost in them.
If these tracks are representative of Frank Ocean’s direction following his critically-acclaimed album “Blonde,” they suggest that Ocean is experimenting with abstract concept songs that lack clear narratives.
Julie C. Dao’s “Song of the Crimson Flower” is a frothy, contrived concoction of pleasure reading and little more.
"The Morning Show,” focuses on Alex Levy (Jennifer Aniston), the longtime host of “The Morning Show,” a popular news program. Her life and successful career, as well as the show itself, are upended when Levy’s co-host of 15 years, Mitch Kessler (Steve Carell), is fired over allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace.
“M. Butterfly” works through difficult topics of Asian identity with finesse, asking audiences to consider how their prejudices about Asians fit into larger Western perceptions of the East.