With 1,079 pages, 543,709 words, and innumerable readers who give up on the tenth page out of sheer confusion, Infinite Jest is an unlikely candidate for a screen adaptation. But Mike Schur (of The Office, The Good Place, and Parks and Rec fame) holds the rights, and he intends to use them. Finally, we will … Continue reading Dreamcasting Infinite Jest
(If you enjoy reading this and have some change to spare, consider donating to India’s ongoing Covid-19 crisis. A curated list of fundraisers can be found here, and another list spotlighting small grassroots organizations doing good work can be found here.) -Ed. note: Transcript has been (lightly!) edited for clarity. INTRODUCTION TO TMWBIP3 Alex: [plays … Continue reading Tobias Menzies Will Be In Paddington 3
It’s October 2020, which means that it’s been a full decade. At this very moment, ten years ago, the whole world was watching Jesse Eisenberg and Andrew Garfield. The two young actors were starring in a story that transfixed a generation. How much of it was true? How much of it was fiction? It hardly … Continue reading The Agony and the Ecstasy of the Social Network Press Tour
Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. Fortunately, unlike the second Mrs. de Winter, I know that talking about one’s dreams is tiresome, so I will not bore you with it. We’re not here to talk about me. We’re here to talk about whether Mrs. Danvers is Hot. Let’s make one thing quite … Continue reading Mrs. Danvers is Hot, You Cowards
Due to recent circumstances I’m sure you’re all overly conscious of by this point, every man, woman, and lesbian in America has ended up with an abundance of time on her hands, myself included. When not spending my time staring into the Zoom abyss as my professor attempts to wrangle participation from thirty-five dejected communications … Continue reading Which Baz Luhrmann Lesbian is the Peak Lesbian?
When I first heard that Greta Gerwig’s next film would be an adaptation of Little Women, I was skeptical. Little Women has received countless adaptations over the years, including Masterpiece’s 2018 TV miniseries, released only a year before Gerwig’s film. The only way my interest in a new movie could be piqued was if it … Continue reading Jo and Laurie Are Trans and I’ll Prove It
THE MARCH SISTERS GROUPCHAT Amy: hey wheres jo do we know where jo is rn Meg: She told me she was seeing Knives Out with Laurie Beth: yeah she posted about it on Instagram a half hour ago Amy: ok good so shes not here to defend herself Beth: hm don't like where this is … Continue reading Amy Discovers Jo’s AO3 Handle and Drags Her in the March Family Groupchat
Hello! I hope that you're all having a cozy November evening. If, once you've defrosted your limbs and made a nice cup of something warm, you want to snuggle down with a movie, we here at The Niche implore you to consider All That Heaven Allows (you can do it here, if you like.) Yes, … Continue reading Rock Hudson in All That Heaven Allows: An Ode to the Simple Man
Inspired by this post. 1. What's your favourite flavour of ice cream? a) My own tears. b) Fake asthma medication. c) Cocaine. 2. Would you be comfortable coming out to your mother? a) Last year, on my birthday, she got me three gifts: a pack of rainbow-colored gel pens, a cassette of Madonna's greatest hits, and … Continue reading Niche Quiz: Which Emotionally Unstable Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with a Crush on Your Best Friend, Finn Wolfhard, Are You?
Hello beloved readers! We here at The Niche are very pleased to announce a new product in our niche media conglomerate: the podcast All Films Are Bad With Tom and Seph! Tom and Seph are the guys who previously brought you Niche Boys, and they hope you will enjoy this new content, in which the … Continue reading Introducing All Films Are Bad, a Podcast With Tom and Seph!