The rise of multi-part films

The rise of multi-part films

Standalone films are starting to become an endangered species
Om Dighe, Arts & Entertainment Columnist March 21, 2024

On Feb. 26, Warner Bros. Pictures released the official trailer for Kevin Costner’s epic Western “Horizon: An American Saga,” set to be released in theaters later this year. However, the film is...

My Coverage of the 2024 Sundance Film Festival

My Coverage of the 2024 Sundance Film Festival

I watched four Sundance films this year, and here are my thoughts
Om Dighe, Arts & Entertainment Columnist February 8, 2024

Sundance Film Festival is one of the most influential film festivals today. Since its inception in 1978, its focus on promoting independent films has launched the careers of numerous high-profile directors,...

The true horror of “Men”

The true horror of “Men”

Does Alex Garland’s latest feature actually say anything of merit?
Om Dighe, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 1, 2022

“Men” is a 2022 folk horror film from director Alex Garland (“Ex Machina,” “Annihilation”) that explores the horrors of toxic masculinity and abuse. The film follows a woman named Harper (played...

Midnight Mass delivers in performance, production

Midnight Mass delivers in performance, production

Known for "The Haunting of Hill House," "The Haunting of Bly Manor," Make Flanagan excels again
Om Dighe October 14, 2021

Mike Flanagan is easily one of the best directors working in the horror genre today. Starting off with the independent films “Absentia,” “Oculus,” “Hush” and “Before I Wake,” he later moved...

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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
This is not a personal attack on your taste in movies; we were all hoodwinked by the same algorithm.
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Candyman is more than a story of evil

Om Dighe October 27, 2020
The 1992 film touches on themes of race and social class in the urban United States
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Scoring Romance

Mai Vo August 27, 2020
A beautiful score can shape a love story in a way that words can’t.
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“The Call of the Wild”: Best reserved for free viewing

Evan Engelhaupt March 26, 2020
An adventure tale that remains wholesome despite its flaws
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Keating discusses love of light and camera

Austin Davidson February 24, 2020
An expert of Hollywood cinematography, professor’s research leads to passion for video essays

MAS screens “My Name is Maria de Jesus”

Maya Neufeld-Wall February 6, 2020
SA director joins in on the discussion of her short film at screening
Senior takes on “Unaffirmative Action” in her capstone

Senior takes on “Unaffirmative Action” in her capstone

Maya Neufeld-Wall January 30, 2020
Briahn Hawkins intended to restart race discussion with admin and underrepresented students
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The film of the decade is one from the stars

Evan Engelhaupt November 21, 2019
Opinion: Despite criticism, Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” takes the top spot on my list
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