Jay Finkelman-Mahoney


'Mute' has nothing to say

As is the case for nearly every other aspect of “Mute,” an utterly mindless sense of style is the number one priority—at the expense of virtually everything else that might be found in a potentially good movie.

Embracing 'The OOZ' with King Krule

While calling “The OOZ” a “breakup album” may be a superficially correct statement, the term ultimately fails to do justice to the work’s multilayered imagery woven throughout.

Why Casey Affleck should win Best Actor

Casey Affleck’s acting embodies an Oscar-worthy quality. His performance in “Manchester by the Sea” was achingly human — a tour de force of stifled tears and simmering resentment.