vol. 2, issue 3: party!

vol. 2, issue 3: party!

To fête, to celebrate, to assemble with the purpose of fun — it’s time to party. We have dedicated this next issue of cléoto the party in film. From cocktail parties, to house parties, to tailgate parties, to frat parties, we want to look closer and rub elbows with...
Editor’s Note: Party!

Editor’s Note: Party!

Can feminists party? The short answer is: yes, of course. No one but a Men’s Rights troll on Reddit would assume that the broad swath of women (and men) who adhere to the modern feminist movement don’t indulge in the deep-seated human need to have fun. But the longer...
Dream On: An Interview with Julie Taymor

Dream On: An Interview with Julie Taymor

“I have had a dream past the wit of man to say what dream it was.” – A Midsummer Night’s Dream  Julie Taymor deals in dreams. Her directorial works—which include the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of The Lion King (1997), her critically acclaimed feature...
Party For One: Election’s Powerful Pariah

Party For One: Election’s Powerful Pariah

Pick Flick.  She’s got the smarts. She’s got the tenacity. And she’s got the sweater vests.  Alexander Payne’s Election (1999) charts the gloves-off race for student body president at Carver High in Omaha, Nebraska. It’s a vicious and...