“The Lighthouse”: A mesmerizing gem

“The Lighthouse”: A mesmerizing gem

Evan Engelhaupt October 31, 2019
It's a horror masterpiece that is as much a rarity as it is brilliant
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
Exploring the world of horror, with an inventive episodic twist
Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

Joker: Worthy of an Oscar?

Evan Engelhaupt October 17, 2019
The Clown Prince of Crime laughs his way to the box office and to the possibility of an Oscar.
Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

Have award shows gotten better or worse?

Austin Davidson September 18, 2019
Opinion: The Oscars are still struggling
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“IT Chapter 2” pales in comparison to the original

Austin Davidson September 9, 2019
Opinion: It isn't even a comparison; it's bad film-making
Indigenous Peoples Club attends film festival

Indigenous People’s Club attends film festival

Noelle Barrera August 29, 2019
SA film festival explores Indigenous perspectives and lives through cinema
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Fyre Fest FOMO extends futher than you would expect

Georgie Riggs February 3, 2019
The release of two documentaries in the past month over failed music festival entertains, but at what cost?
Something sinister this way comes

Something sinister this way comes

Noelle Barrera November 15, 2018
Witches, feminism and dubious historical reimaginings meet in Guadignino's "Suspiria"
To all the rom-coms Ive loved before

To all the rom-coms I’ve loved before

Georgie Riggs August 29, 2018
The genre is back, but is it what we wanted?

I love dogs, not “Isle of Dogs”

Georgie Riggs April 12, 2018

The hardest part of watching a movie with significant hype is avoiding disappointment. Hype comes from both from outside sources and personal expectations, and it can cause you to not even be able to enjoy...

photo by Amani Canada

Benchmarking progress through culture

Gabriel Levine February 28, 2018

A permanent feature of modern life is technological envy. Due to the rate of technical progress and astute marketing, a new phone or computer only feels new for a few months until a newer, faster model...

After two years of retirement, Sammye Johnson is returning in the spring to teach her Arts Criticism course. photo by Amani Canada, photo editor

How to think critically about movies

Sammye Johnson February 6, 2018

I believe my eclectic movie tastes were informed by what I watched during the cold winter months in Wilmette, Illinois (a North Shore suburb of Chicago) from the time I was eight until I went to Northwestern...

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