family

How Trey Edward Shults Turns His Own Family Drama Into Hit Indie Films

Writer-director Trey Edward Shults has never hidden the fact that his movies are, in some ways, transparent portraits of his own complicated relationship with his…

What It’s Like to Be a Son Who Takes Over the Family Business

There’s something undeniably evocative about a family-owned business. In a world increasingly dominated by modern tech giants, most of which have been founded in the…

Eat Your Heart Out: Mom’s Braciole

“Smokin’” Ed Currie is a horticulturist and business owner who produces some of the hottest peppers in the world, including the world-record-holding Carolina Reaper. He’s…

‘Ad Astra’ Is About Men’s Inability to Let Dad Go

Roy (Brad Pitt) hasn’t seen his father in decades — the old man may actually be dead — and yet his presence haunts him, fills…