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"Lean on Pete" and the Queer Spectator

When I initially heard of Lean on Pete, it was just a coming of age film about a boy and his horse. I work at a small movie theatre, and I can remember the day my boss showed me the trailer. 655 more words

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Ryan Warren Smith: Production Designer

In every film we watch there are multiple working parts that go beyond the actors and director. It’s my wish to highlight the numerous key individuals that bring your favorite films to life.  1,372 more words


'Lean On Pete:' An Odyssey in Failed Patriarchy

Rating: 3.5/4

The sound of the sprinklers cha-chinging. A family barbecue on a warm summer’s day. The dog running through the yard, lapping the cool drops of water. 853 more words


Film Review: 'Lean on Pete' Meditates on the American West

The western is a genre that may not appeal to all but is a distinctly American genre. Like jazz or southern gothic, the western feels as if it has been threaded into our DNA and culture. 620 more words


Do We Have Mailbox Nazi Neighbors?

Friday my period 7 was cancelled, for a senior meeting, and the students were dismissed, so I had an early start of my weekend. 

Friday the president of the HOA came by our house and spoke with Yisch about our mailbox in that it’s a lot bigger than those of our neighbors. 786 more words

The Lonely Images of Andrew Haigh

Lean on Pete starts innocuously enough. Newly transplanted from Spokane, Wyoming, to Portland, Oregon, with his single, working-class father, Charley Thompson discovers a racetrack near his house during a morning run and talks his way into a job assisting Del Montgomery, a veteran manager known for running his horses into the ground. 1,022 more words


Picking Up the Spare - Blockers, Lean on Pete, A Quiet Place and More

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There have been a few profiles of Abbi Jacobson in the wake of the movie’s release, most of which focus on how different… 307 more words

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