End of the World
We live in truly odd times, so why not ride the wave and tack on some additional existential dread with cinema's various takes on the end of the world. From the calm, grim acceptance of On the Beach (pictured) to the shrieking takeover of Invasion of the Body Snatchers to the playful road trip in Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, we all handle oblivion a little differently.
Staff Pick of the Day
Directed by Crystal Moselle
One of the lesser-seen critical successes of 2018, Skate Kitchen was often compared (favorably) to Jonah Hill's Mid90s, as both films illustrated how young people could find healthy camaraderie through skateboarding culture that was unavailable to them in their chaotic homes. Rachelle Vinberg stars as a Latina teenager from Long Island yearning to find her place, but her regular sojourns into Manhattan to skate with a crew of teenage girls draws the ire of her protective mother. (Available on Hulu)