film

Beal finds harmony of music, film

By SIEU NGUYEN – 6 years ago

The name of Jeff Beal may not be as well-known as “House of Cards,” the Netflix original series on Washington politics, but the show owes much of its popularity to…

Boyle surprises with nuanced Jobs film

By REID ANTIN – 6 years ago

The best film I saw at this year’s Telluride Film Festival was surprisingly the film I thought for better or for worse would repre­sent Hollywood at its most mediocrely main­stream.…

Vice Film kick-off event brings alum back to campus

By CONNOR MCLLWAIN – 6 years ago

The short film Mulignans opens in an homage to stereotypical Italian film gangsters. Three black men sit on the stoop of a Brooklyn Brownstone. They smoke cigarettes, file their nails…

Farhadi’s film small-scale but far-reaching

By CHARLES LYONS-BURT – 6 years ago

There has always been a steady interest in the alternative, art house, academic-minded film circles for Iranian cinema, but more widespread investment in the nationality as it pertains to movies…

French film offers turns, surprises

By CHARLES LYONS-BURT – 6 years ago

The chief preoccupation of the films of adventuresome French filmmaker Olivier Assayas is the proverbial passing of the baton. His latest, sixteenth feature, “Clouds of Sils Maria,” is a flawed…

Plain, pure production sets Baumbach apart

By REID ANTIN – 6 years ago

I’d be hard-pressed to find a more apt comparison of the way different generations consume their media than the one to be found in a key moment that occurs in…

‘Whiplash’ tells tale of educational woes

By SIEU NGUYEN – 6 years ago

Despite acknowledging that “Birdman”’s tri­umph at this year’s Academy Awards was well-deserved, my personal pick was and is still “Whiplash,” directed by Damien Chazelle. Perhaps I adore this film since…

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