film

revisiting “classics” – the graduate

Let’s face it: a movie that’s title sequence theme song is “Sound of Silence” by Simon and Garfunkel is bound to be cursed. Hello darkness my old friend is RIGHT, and by my old friend I mean the tired tropes of creepy men (and bad actors) portrayed as white knights to the women around them …

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nobody wants to be ordinary: how american animals blurs the line between fantasy and reality

“this is based on a true story” Spencer Reinhard was sitting in the passenger seat of Warren Lipka’s car, smoking a blunt, when he told his friend about the 12 million dollar book that sat in the special collections room of Transylvania University’s library. At least– that’s how he remembers it. Lipka originally recounts that …

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how hereditary made me go to the movies again

I don’t go see movies in the theatre. I know, I know– I’m a film student how can I not? One: I’m cheap and I have a terrible memory. Ten dollars is a lot to spend on something I will probably not remember much about in a week. Two: I live in a college town …

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