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April Wolfe

Olivia Wilde and Oscar Isaac in Life Itself; Credit: Jon Pack/Amazon Studios

In Life Itself, Women Have to Die So Men Can Learn We’re All Connected

There’s a sense that writer-director Dan Fogelman has been inspired in part by the broken narratives of Charlie Kaufman, as the first 10 minutes of this film feature a story-within-a-story meta fake-out with Samuel L. Jackson as himself, narrating the action of a screenplay written by forlorn drunk Will (Oscar Isaac)....