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What the Hell is “Saltburn”?

Jacob Elordi and Barry Keoghan star in this upcoming homoerotic thriller

Barry Keoghan as Oliver Quick

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Update: 10/20/23

(Read our full review of Saltburn HERE)

Like little orphan Oliver Twist, I can't help begging for more. In this case, I am grateful for every scrap MGM and Amazon throw our way in the rollout for Emerald Fennell's Saltburn.

The most anticipated movie of the year (by me), Saltburn is less than a month away. And we finally have the first full-length trailer.

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Is Saltburn Satire?

Saltburn is a lot of things. Salacious. Scandalous. Shocking. But is it satire?

What is Saltburn about?

via MGM / Amazon Prime

After the trailer was (finally, finally) released for the new Emerald Fennell feature film, Saltburn, I asked the question: what the hell is Saltburn? Now, a week after watching it and turning it in my head for days, I still don’t know the answer. This sick, salacious, yet ultimately satisfying film is a reinvigoration of its genre. But what genre is it aspiring to? And is it succeeding?

There are a few things I’m sure of. Saltburn is a study of dichotomies. Rich and poor. Filth and fabulousness. It’s the haves and the have-nots. Some have power, beauty, privilege, and love. The others have not.

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Every year, Awards Season is special for one reason: we all come together in outrage against a very specific group of voters, and publicly shame them until we grow bored. The Golden Globes and Emmys are great predictors of who will be ultimately nominated for an Oscar…but this year, it appears that the Academy stopped watching movies altogether.

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CULTURE

Borrowed From the Boys: Hailey and Taylor Make the Case For Girls in Menswear

Menswear is in for everyone — just ask Hailey Bieber and Taylor Swift.

Hailey Bieber style

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Halloweekend came with its parade of stunning, spooky celebrity looks. But before the star-studded parties and the outrageous costumes, some major streetwear fits were thrown by some of our favorite style girlies. And, like we predicted for the fall, menswear is in for everyone — just ask Hailey Bieber and Taylor Swift.
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She’s The Man!

GQ’s Man of the Year Isn’t Who You Think

They’d say I hustled, put in the work

They wouldn't shake their heads and question how much of this I deserve

What I was wearing, if I was rude

Could all be separated from my good ideas and power moves

Taylor Swift, “The Man”

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