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Three film critics take on the thriller

ON Sunday evening, members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will decide whether Isabelle Huppert will nab an Oscar for her performance in Paul Verhoeven’s Elle. The thriller, which opened to wide acclaim in France and Germany last spring, was released in U.S. theaters just a few days after Trump’s election. The New Inquiry invited three feminist film critics to respond to the movie.

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Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: A Collection

A round-up of some of The New Inquiry’s favorite articles on and against love

The Loves of Others” by Hannah Black

The Lonely Ones” by Emily Cooke

You Know You’re the Prettiest Girl” by Rob Horning

Speaking in Tongues” by Sarah Nicole Prickett

Political Vernaculars: Freedom and Love” by Keguro Macharia

Gotta Have a Code” by Maryam Monalisa Gharavi

The Difference between Chéri and Eternity” by Anne Boyer

A Contribution to the Critique of John Mayer” by Evan Calder Williams

No, That Wasn’t Our Happiness” by Masha Tupitsyn

K in Love” by Hannah Black

When Lovers Die” by Malcolm Harris

Love Homoscopes” an interview with The Jeane Dixon Effect

Sex on Inauguration Night” by Mike Thomsen

You’re Right, I Didn’t Eat That” by Alana Massey

You Are Too Much” by Hannah Black

Cruise Control” by Max Fox

How Many Licks” by Janani Balasubramanian

You Deserve It, Sweetie” by Caspar

(Everything by Hannah Black)

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With its isolating interfaces, the Internet is — much like sex itself — no place for intersubjectivity. Maybe that’s why it has lent itself so well to dating. With Issue 13, the New Inquiry Magazine looks at looking for love in all the wrong places.


“Those who hate you can’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself,” said not Martin Luther King Jr. or Gandhi but that gentle soul Richard Nixon….Is hate, one answer to the failure of net democracy, built into its very architecture? Or are haters just gonna hate?

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Sunday Reading

Kerim Friedman:

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Queen Arsem-O’Malley:

Aaron Cantu:

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Jacob Remes: