Something About Stop Motion Makes Me Want to Eat My Eyes

Photo by Ash Fuentes By Ash Fuentes I admit, there’s a handful of Halloween horrors and cult classics that I haven’t yet seen which makes me a fake film buff in most categories, but I truly believe there are some movies that don’t deserve my attention. Art is subjective and of course, no one will…… Continue reading Something About Stop Motion Makes Me Want to Eat My Eyes

Horror Movies and TV Shows to Watch This Halloween

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Brigita Przybylski Looking for movies or TV shows to watch this Halloween? Well look no further, here is a list of horror movie/TV show recommendations.  MOVIES: The Fear Street Trilogy (2021) This Netflix three-part horror film series is based on the Fear Street book series by R. L. Stine. Each…… Continue reading Horror Movies and TV Shows to Watch This Halloween

The Only Accurate Portrayal of a Teenager in a Film

Photo by Charlotte Turner By Charlotte Turner Depictions of teens in media run the gamut from beautiful twenty-five-year-olds involved in soap opera plotlines to more accurate examinations of one of the most difficult and transitory times in a person’s life. Although there are plenty of great, interesting, and worthwhile films about being a teenager, I…… Continue reading The Only Accurate Portrayal of a Teenager in a Film

Eric Rohmer’s Stupid Men

Photo by Isabel Cruz By Isabel Cruz The sounds of water rolling onto the shore and birds gently chirping make up the soundtrack for “La Collectionneuse.” We are supplied with no music, just the paradisiacal sounds of the French Riviera and a voiceover from our narrator Adrien, as he tells of his experience while at…… Continue reading Eric Rohmer’s Stupid Men

Black Widow Wears a Ponytail and it’s a Big Deal

Photo by Brigita Przybylski By Brigita Przybylski Marvel’s highly anticipated July 2021 movie Black Widow directed by Cate Shortland is a solo story about Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson). Leading up to its premiere, movie posters and trailer scenes showed Natasha and her sister Yelena Bolova (Florence Pugh) wearing a ponytail or braid…… Continue reading Black Widow Wears a Ponytail and it’s a Big Deal

Demolition and Division: Rebirth and Unity in Akira

Photo by Vlada Stark By Vlada Stark An unfortunate misconception plagues the science fiction genre. The over-saturated YA dystopias of the early 2010s were shallow copies of the same bleak dystopia inhabited by bland prototype characters. Science fiction, at least good science fiction, simply exaggerates the perplexities of the human experience. Which is why the…… Continue reading Demolition and Division: Rebirth and Unity in Akira

In Loving Memory of ‘Eighth Grade’

Photo by Ash Fuentes By Ash Fuentes I’m so grateful that I existed at the same time that this one movie in particular came out. It may not be exactly well known by many people, but that doesn’t devalue it at all. I don’t mean that in a pretentious filmbuff “I-Only-Watch-Indie-Films-And-My-Favorite-Director-Is-Quentin-Tarantino” type of way, but…… Continue reading In Loving Memory of ‘Eighth Grade’

Underrated Coming of Age Films

Photo by Charlotte Turner By Charlotte Turner The coming of age genre is more popular than ever, but sometimes public opinion regarding these films feels a little unvaried. Sure, “Lady Bird,” “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” and “Heathers” are all great, but I don’t need to write another article singing their praises. Instead, here’s…… Continue reading Underrated Coming of Age Films