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Author: Anthony McKelroy

Anthony McKelroy is a producer and co-host of ‘Scene Selections: A Frida Cinema Podcast’. He enjoys musicals, biopics, and musical biopics, but not necessarily in that order. Argue with him on Letterboxd at: https://letterboxd.com/agmckelroy/
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GOOD TIME: Liquid Gold

Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy analyzes the neon-soaked realism and kinetic rush of Josh and Benny Safdie’s Good Time.

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THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD: Face The Strange

Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy analyzes the structure and substance of Joachim Trier’s The Worst Person in The World.

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Don’t Say Money: 12 Heist Films

In the spirit of our Michael Mannuary series, Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy takes a look at 12 heist movies across film history.

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The Fashionable Andersons III: The 10s & 20s

Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy wraps up his multi-part examination of the sartorial stylings of Wes Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson.

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Stoner Noir: Inherent Vice On Drugs

Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy tries to get to the bottom of just how high “Doc” Sportello is in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice.

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The Fashionable Andersons II: The 00s

Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy continues his examination of the sartorial styles of Wes Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson throughout the 2000’s.

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The Fashionable Andersons: The 90s

Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy examines the sartorial sensibilities of Wes Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson throughout the 90s.

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THE WRITER’S ROOM: Halloweeeee!

The Frida writing team weighs in on all things horror, halloween, and film.

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What Goes On: The Art of The Velvet Underground

Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy explores the artistic and cultural context that the legendary rock group The Velvet Underground emerged from.

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David Byrne’s American Utopia (The Heat Goes On)

“So, after all this, what do I think this show is about? I won’t say — that’s like putting the nose on the clown — but I will say the title is not ironic.”

Film Criticism

Big Beat: 10 Musical Documentaries

Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy takes readers on a tour through 10 modern musical documentaries.

Film Criticism

The Stanford Prison Experiment: Lock Up

Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy explores what The Stanford Prison Experiment tells us about the real-life experiment as well as institutions like prison and academia.

Film Criticism

CineMoms: 10 Films of Motherhood

Keep the spirit of Mother’s Day alive with these films that feature or explore themes of motherhood!

Film Criticism

Selena – La Rosa Blanca

“The unfilmable novel of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez’s life was first attempted in Gregory Nava’s sprawling, cradle-to-grave biographical drama Selena (1997).”

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Kajillionaire – Family Jewels

With all the radiance of a California sun, the splendiferous treasures held within Miranda July’s latest feature film Kajillionaire, flare and rage against the menacing infinity of our observable universe.