Politic > Culture

Fyre Festival Was a Huge Scam. Is Netflix's Fyre Documentary a Scam, Too?

6 monthes ago   |   By The New Republic

When two movies come out on the same topic, it's a banner day for cultural criticism. The “twin film” phenomenon-such as the recent Hollywood treatments of the opioid crisis , Ben Is Back and Beautiful Boy-suggests that a certain theme is resonating deeply with the public. It has a long history: Oscar Wilde versus The Trials of Oscar Wilde in 1960, The Conversation versus The Parallax View in 1974, Armageddon versus Deep Impact in 1998. At the dawn of 2019, our twin film obsession is Fyre Fraud versus Fyre , streaming on Hulu and Netflix, respectively. Both movies seem to channel the...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Culture      Film      Fyre Festival      Netflix      Hulu      FuckJerry      Jerry Media  


Trump: I Can Legally Enforce My China Ban

Trump: I Can Legally Enforce My China Ban

President Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful, but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted "order" to US businesses to cut ties in... Read more ...

The Obamas Just Revealed Their Summer 2019 Playlist, And It Doesn't Disappoint

The Obamas Just Revealed Their Summer 2019 Playlist, And It Doesn't Disappoint

Barack and Michelle Obama apparently love “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X's record-breaking hit featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, as much as anyone else. Read more ...

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg received treatment for pancreatic cancer

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg received treatment for pancreatic cancer

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently received radiation to treat a malignant tumor on her pancreas, the Supreme Court said on Friday. “The tumor was treated definitively and... Read more ...

Opinion: We Are Risking Health And Life

Opinion: We Are Risking Health And Life

The government wants to withhold flu shots from migrants in detention centers even though doctors advise vaccinations for all detainees promptly upon arrival. (Image credit... Read more ...

Jerome Powell said Fed prepared to act to sustain recovery

Jerome Powell said Fed prepared to act to sustain recovery

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank stands ready to do what is necessary to support the record-long U.S. economic expansion, saying that international... Read more ...

Justice Dept. revives fight on Trump's right to block on Twitter

Justice Dept. revives fight on Trump's right to block on Twitter

A federal court ruled President Donald Trump can't block people on Twitter, but the Trump administration isn't giving up that easily. The Justice Department on Friday asked the... Read more ...

Trump Allies Hoped Freeing A$AP Rocky Would Help Him Win Over Black Voters

Trump Allies Hoped Freeing A$AP Rocky Would Help Him Win Over Black Voters

Allies of the president who helped arrange the rapper's release from a Swedish jail are reportedly miffed he hasn't publicly expressed his gratitude to Trump. Read more ...

David Koch, Billionaire Conservative Financier And Industrialist, Dead At 79

David Koch, Billionaire Conservative Financier And Industrialist, Dead At 79

By the last decade of his life, Koch had become a symbol of America's second Gilded Age. Read more ...

Seth Moulton to drop out of 2020 race

Seth Moulton to drop out of 2020 race

Rep. Seth Moulton is set to end his 2020 presidential bid after failing to gain traction in the polls or with donors. The three-term congressman plans to say in a speech later... Read more ...

How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis

How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Friday unveiled a $100 billion plan to expand access to mental health and addiction treatment that coincided with a campaign... Read more ...