Party Girl: Groove is in the Heart
Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy takes a look at Daisy von Scherler Mayer’s Party Girl.
Crossing the Line: The Revolutionary Arrival of Marlon Brando and On the Waterfront
Frida writing team member examines the controversial production and politics behind Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront.
The Writer’s Room: Forgotten Festival Favorites
The members of the Frida writing team share some of their overlooked film festival favorites.
The Banshees of Inisherin: Jenny the Donkey, the Melancholy of the Irish, and the Brilliance of Martin McDonagh
Frida writing team member Anne Bergstedt analyzes the many threads of Martin McDonagh’s The Banshees of Inisherin.
The Writer’s Room: Inspirational/Motivational Movies
The members of the Frida writing team share some of the movies that have inspired them.
21st Century Cult Continued Part 2: Another 4 Cult Films for The New Millennium
Frida writing team members Josh Green and Bobby Thornson recommend 4 more modern cult movies in the spirit of our 21st Century Cult series.
Staff Selections: Best Best Pictures
The Frida staff members talk about their picks for March’s Best Best Pictures series.
The Rise of the Brenaissance and Reflections on The Whale
Frida writing team member Anne Bergstedt discusses The Whale and the enduring appeal of Brendan Fraser.
Skinamarink: Under the Bed
Frida writing team member Austin Jaye examines the unsettling “anti-nostalgia” underlying Skinamarink.
Anthropomorphism in Cinema and the Human Identity
Frida writing team member Bobby Thornson analyzes Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO and other instances of anthropomorphism in art.
A Western in South Central: John Carpenter’s Assault on Precinct 13
Frida writing team member Penny Folger explores the gritty action of Assault on Precinct 13.
Josie and the Pussycats: Backdoor Lovin’ It
Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy takes a deep dive into 2001’s Josie and the Pussycats.
All Too Human: Robert Bresson’s Au hasard Balthazar
Frida writing team member Dani Shi explores the haunting humanity underlying the story of Au hasard Balthazar.
British Invasion Bangers: More British Cinema to Continue the Invasion
Frida writing team member Josh Green recommends five British movies as an addendum to our British Invasion series.
Boogie Nights: Starlight
Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy takes a look at Boogie Nights, Paul Thomas Anderson’s 70s-set exploration of stardom.