If they teach the work of Todd Solondz someday, assuming he's not already in the curriculum somewhere, the lectures are bound to be rather short. To grasp the material without actually attending, just bone up on a little bargain-basement Freud, a whiff of primal therapy, and a sprinkle of Jerry Springer. To comprehend the filmmaker's full range of themes, merely picture a sledgehammer with the word "neuroses" written on it swinging toward your skull. The quizzes will be a breeze, and if you're called upon to speak, simply say, "There is unfairness in the... More >>>
By John Clifford
Unhappiness: Selma Blair as Vi, a college student who pursues her African-American professor.