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Author: Austin Jaye

Austin enjoys aimlessly wandering around outside and taking years to finish one Dostoyevsky book. They also like writing and occasionally writing about film, but apparently not as much as they like a good yo-yo.
I Saw The Tv Glow
Drama

I Saw The TV Glow: Cosmic Static

Frida Administrative Assistant Austin Jaye reflects on I Saw The TV Glow's horrifying subversion of nostalgia.
Dark Water 2
Featured / Highlight

The Writer’s Room: Favorite J-Horror Films

The members of the Frida writing team share their favorite Japanese horror films.
The Thing
Featured / Highlight

The Writer’s Room: The Films of John Carpenter

The members of the Frida writing team share their favorite John Carpenter films.
Allensworth
Documentary

NYFF61: Allensworth

Frida Blogger Austin Jaye reviews Allensworth for the 61st New York Film Festival.
's Gate
Featured / Highlight

Heaven’s Gate: Up in Smoke

Frida Administrative Assistant Austin Jaye analyzes Heaven's Gate in anticipation of it screening for his birthday.
The Royal Tenenbaums
Comedy

The Writer’s Room: The Films of Wes Anderson

In honor of Wes Anderson's Asteroid City, the members of the Frida writing team share some of their favorite films by the director.
The Outwaters 2
Featured / Highlight

The Outwaters: Show Them

Frida writing team member Austin Jaye explores the cosmic horror of Robbie Banfitch's The Outwaters.
Skinamarink
Featured / Highlight

Skinamarink: Under the Bed

Frida writing team member Austin Jaye examines the unsettling "anti-nostalgia" underlying Skinamarink.
Queens Of The Qing Dynasty
Drama

NYFF60: Queens of the Qing Dynasty

Frida writing team member Austin Jaye reviews Queens of the Qing Dynasty for the 60th New York Film Festival.
We’re All Going To The World’s Fair
Featured / Highlight

The Pixelated Dark of We’re All Going to the World’s Fair

Frida writing team member Austin Jaye dives into the digital rabbit hole of Jane Schoenbrun's Sundance breakout, We're All Going to the World's Fair.
Out Of The Blue
Drama

Out of the Blue: Burn Out, Fade Away

Frida writing team member Austin Jaye takes on Out of the Blue, Dennis Hopper's 1980 family drama.
Peter Bogdanovich
Featured / Highlight

Remembering Peter

Frida writing team member Austin Jaye pays tribute to Peter Bogdanovich, the New Hollywood maverick who passed away this week.
Ai Artificial Intelligence
Film Criticism

Y2K Films: The Digital Heartache of A.I.

"I am. I was."
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AAPI

Y2K Films: Yi Yi

" And a one, and a two . . . "
Freddy
Comedy

Y2K Films: The Radical Legacy of Tom Green 

A dive into the work of Tom Green and the legacy left behind in the twenty years since his infamous 2001 “comedy”. Prepare the sausage.