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Payne rethinks classic American road movie

By HARRIS GURNY – 10 years ago

There’s something distinctly American about the road movie; the open spaces and plain vistas evoke a sense of freedom and mobility. The constant hunt for a destination, inherent to the…

Jonze’s Her personifies the inanimate

By HARRIS GURNY – 10 years ago

Think about how many hours a day you spend glued to your computer or your phone; we are attached to technology to the extent that our gizmos aren’t mere objects,…

12 Years tackles the dark realities of slavery

By MARGARET YAP – 10 years ago

It is a well-known belief that history tends to repeat itself, for better or for worse. So how, you might ask, can we stop from remaking the mistakes of the…

As I Lay Dying faithful to Faulkner’s classic

By VICTORIA YOUNGBLOOD – 11 years ago

In The Miscellany News’s October 2 issue, Lily Sloss ’14 published “Gordon-Levitt script looks at vice, morality,” a great review of Joseph Gordon Levitt’s “Don Jon” by outlining the film…

Gordon-Levitt script looks at vice, morality

By LILY SLOSS – 11 years ago

Due to “no pants Friday,” a history paper on the horizon and the incalculable impact of a solid outline, I am going to review the odd film Don Jon in…

Cinematography can’t save mess of a thriller

By MAX ROOK – 11 years ago

One of the strangest parts of the fall “prestige” movie season, i.e. the time of year when all of the movies that are trying very hard to win Oscars are…

Spector is unconventional, unguided

By MAX ROOK – 11 years ago

The new HBO film Phil Spector begins with a disclaimer that says “This is a work of fiction. It’s not ‘based on a true story.’ It is a drama inspired…

Mama makes for engrossing, jumpy watch

By LILY SLOSS – 11 years ago

Has anybody seen Mama? Heard of it? Not interested because you have “Mommy issues?” Regardless, let me lay out your Friday (post-Nemopocalypse) plans. You are finding a buddy/lover who will…