Jennifer Aniston Weighs In on Abortion Protests in Georgia

Jennifer Aniston was asked how she feels about Netflix’s stance that they would “rethink” filming in Georgia if anti-abortion laws are finalized. “I think it’s fantastic. Good for them. They have the voices, they have the power, and that’s the way you have change happen,” Jennifer told Variety at the premiere of her Netflix movie […]


Books that are us: The art of tsundoku

Rereading in the time of ‘tsundoku’ Some time last year, a Japanese word went viral. I discovered it in a BBC article, but you could have found it in a variety of sources: tsundoku, translated there as “buying reading material and piling it up”, that is, not reading it. As happens with foreign words acquired […]

tv & movies

Netflix isn’t absent at Cannes. It’s everywhere.

Netflix does have one film in Cannes, Babak Anvari’s Wounds. It’s playing in Directors’ Fortnight, a separate but concurrent section at Cannes run independently by the French Directors Guild. If you’re going to earnestly shout “Vive le cinema!” the Cannes Film Festival is the place to do it. That’s what Quentin Tarantino declared from atop […]