From the veteran culture writer and modern movie expert Brian Raftery, this book examines a transformative year in American cinema and the culture-at-large, breaking down the hits and misses and lasting relevance of 1999's most important movies, such as Fight Club, The Matrix, The Blair Witch Project, American Pie, Election and Office Space.
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Ramy Hassan is a first generation Egyptian-American who is on a spiritual journey in his politically-divided New Jersey neighborhood. This 10-episode Hulu original will explore the challenges of what it's like being caught between a Muslim community that thinks life is a moral test and a millennial generation that thinks life doesn't really have any consequences.
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If you liked the offbeat Los Angeles noir vibes of The Long Goodbye or Mulholland Drive, you'll like this favorite from Cannes. Andrew Garfield plays Sam, a disenchanted 30-something who discovers a mysterious woman (played by Riley Keough) frolicking in his apartment's swimming pool. When she vanishes, he embarks on a surreal quest across LA to decode the secret behind her disappearance, unraveling a string of strange crimes, unsolved murders and bizarre coincidences in his East Los Angeles neighborhood.
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After resurfacing in a light "Rock" colorway late last week, the collaborative boot from adidas and Kanye West has now appeared in a darker, tonal style dubbed "Oil." The boot's luxe suede and mesh overlays have been dressed in tonal blacks and dark browns, while a reflective pull tab has been added down the center of the tongue.
$200 at Adidas