How to keep from unfriending your Family

Donnie Darko (2001) dir. Richard Kelly

Donnie Darko (2001) dir. Richard Kelly

“I’m voting for Dukakis,” Maggie Gyllenhaal's character utters from the 80s-set Donnie Darko’s dining table; sparking familiar insults, vulgarities and light misogyny at the dinner table about her preference for Democrat Mike Dukakis over the eventual winner, H.W. Bush. It’s an amusing scene, ending in light shrugs …

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