Elbert Ventura

Elbert Ventura is a research fellow at Media Matters for America.


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Yes, Wes Anderson’s films are hyper-stylized, but they’re rich in meaning too. None more so than The Grand Budapest Hotel.  Read more

Books, Arts and Culture


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Shane Carruth’s Upstream Color shows why we still need the movies. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

In his new book, David Neiwert charts the rise of paranoid, hate-focused rhetoric on the right. Read more