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Why Quentin Tarantino’s movies actually suck, Part I: Exploiting film actresses for his foot fetish

Victoria Stringer November 4, 2020

illustration by Kate NuelleDISCLAIMER FOR THE COMMENT SECTION: First of all, this is not a personal attack on your taste in movies; we were all hoodwinked by the same algorithm. I am also not implying...

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Candyman is more than a story of evil

Om Dighe October 27, 2020

illustration by Gabrielle RodriguezToday, horror is a genre of film that tends to be seen as trivial or unworthy of respect within the film community. This is mostly due to the tropes they tend to entail....

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Scoring Romance

Mai Vo August 27, 2020

Illustration by Ren Rader A great film score elevates the best parts of a film without distracting the viewer as the story unfolds. Movies with great music can grab us with one particular song, a timeless...

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“The Call of the Wild”: Best reserved for free viewing

Evan Engelhaupt March 26, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutWhen I sat down to watch "The Call of the Wild," I had almost no idea what the movie was about. I knew only three things it had: a dog, Harrison Ford and a lot of CGI. And...

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Keating discusses love of light and camera

Austin Davidson February 24, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutPatrick Keating is a communications and film studies professor at Trinity University. Along with teaching classes, he frequently publishes video essays covering various topics...

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MAS screens “My Name is Maria de Jesus”

Maya Neufeld-Wall February 6, 2020

Photo by Martina AlmeidaBased on a true story, “My Name is Maria de Jesus” is a short film set in San Antonio that flashes between 1956 and the present day to show how events in Maria’s...

Senior takes on “Unaffirmative Action” in her capstone

Senior takes on “Unaffirmative Action” in her capstone

Maya Neufeld-Wall January 30, 2020

Photo by Kate NuelleBriahn Hawkins is a senior double majoring in communication and theatre at Trinity. She has participated in mainstage productions for the Department of Theatre, including the devised...

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The film of the decade is one from the stars

Evan Engelhaupt November 21, 2019

illustration by Andrea Nebhut It seems people are always complaining about how Hollywood has gotten dry and that the era of great movies is long gone. While that sentiment has certainly been valid at...

“The Lighthouse”: A mesmerizing gem

“The Lighthouse”: A mesmerizing gem

Evan Engelhaupt October 31, 2019

illustration by Andrea NebhutFall is an interesting time for movies. The summer blockbusters have passed, and the big end of the year films, like Star Wars, have yet to release. This leaves the months...

Collaborative podcast “Such a Nightmare” combines cinematic analysis with humor

Collaborative podcast “Such a Nightmare” combines cinematic analysis with humor

Noelle Barrera October 24, 2019

Photo by Mona MirpourFor the past year, sophomore Anthony Tresca and Katherine Troyer, assistant director for programs in the Collaborative for Learning and Teaching (CLT), have been recording episodes...

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Joker: Worthy of an Oscar?

Evan Engelhaupt October 17, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutWhether you are an avid “Joker” fan or even just someone who watches comic book movies on the regular, we all knew this movie was going to be hit-or-miss. The box...

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Have award shows gotten better or worse?

Austin Davidson September 18, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutLet me begin by saying I like award shows like the Oscars, the Emmys and the Tonys. I think that recognition is important in the world of performing arts and that the awards...

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