film

Ye’s latest explores beauty through chaos

By YIFAN WANG – 7 years ago

Lou Ye is a famous screenwriter and director commonly grouped with the “Sixth Generation” directors of Chinese cinema from the post-1990 era. His latest film, Blind Massage was nominated for…

Gyllenhaal finds stride in disappointing screenplay

By CHARLES LYONS – 7 years ago

We never really know who Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is. Certainly, we are privy to his modest Los Angeles apartment—where he lives alone—his run-down car, and a series of concerning…

Newman organizes department, creates cinematic stories

By CHARLES LYONS – 7 years ago

David Newman ’15 can often be seen traversing Vassar’s campus, messenger bag on his shoulder, going from location to location but always orbiting the Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film.…

‘Tusk’ exactly what Kevin Smith wanted

By PALAK PATEL – 7 years ago

Kevin Smith’s newest movie this year is definitely a different type of film experience. As a huge fan of horror films, I went into “Tusk” hoping the film ran in…

Garcia, Lucas enter entertainment industry as interns

By SAMANTHA KOHL – 7 years ago

Though internships come with an undeniable amount of grunt work that comes with any summer internship. Sierra Garcia ’15 and Bobbie Lucas ’15 both found value from their work as…

Granik to visit Vassar after claiming esteem at Sundance

By CHARLES LYONS – 7 years ago

With her new film, “Stray Dog,” Debra Granik makes clear exactly what she’s interested in as a filmmaker, announcing a surprising yet assured sense of where she’s going artistically. The…

Reel Expressions showcases young filmmakers annually

By NICOLE SCHONITZER – 7 years ago

The Children’s Media Project has been discovering and cultivating promising talent in the realm of filmmaking for the past 20 years, but until recently, a venue to showcase the labors…

‘Boyhood’ touches reality, offers nostalgia

By PALAK PATEL – 7 years ago

When I first heard about Richard Linklater’s 12-year-long movie project months ago, I was confused. I didn’t fully understand the scope of the film and what Linklater meant to accomplish…