The Goldfinch

“Maybe sometimes good can come from bad”: the closing lines of The Goldfinch could become an ironic ode to the film itself. Panned by critics and with one of the worst openings of all time in America, The Goldfinch is a bona fide box office disaster – but is it a complete write off? It’s […]

Culture Literature

Exploring Non-Romantic Love in Literature

What makes love in literature compelling? Too often, fiction focuses on romantic relationships that are difficult, tragic, unrequited or even obsessive. The types of relationships that fit these categories can seem uniform: romantic, intimate, and commonly featuring an end goal of marriage. The love that characters might feel for family or friends, on the other […]