Category: Movies

It’s the apocalypse, and all I brought was my reusable water bottle: An analysis of armageddon in the movies

It’s the apocalypse, and all I brought was my reusable water bottle: An analysis of armageddon in the movies

Arts and Entertainment- November 18, 2019

I spend a lot of time thinking about the apocalypse, not to the extent of conspiracy theorists and doomsday preppers, but it remains a thought ...

World (Cinema) Series: A survey of South Korean film

World (Cinema) Series: A survey of South Korean film

Arts and Entertainment- November 10, 2019

International film is dynamic and exciting; sometimes even more so than American movies, it acts as a window into other cultures and stories.

Unusual horror flicks to watch this spooky season

Unusual horror flicks to watch this spooky season

Column- October 27, 2019

It’s that time of year again when the uncontrollable urge to watch horror films is met by the smell of pumpkin spice in the air ...

Movie Review: Disillusionment and absurdism make “The Joker” a haunting commentary and character study

Movie Review: Disillusionment and absurdism make “The Joker” a haunting commentary and character study

Mosaic- October 13, 2019

“The Joker” is a bold step for a comic book film, furthering the intensity and brutality of Christopher Nolan’s modern classic, “The Dark Knight.”

Film review: “Ad Astra” (spoiler-free)

Film review: “Ad Astra” (spoiler-free)

Mosaic- October 8, 2019

If you enjoy slow, existential and artful space flicks, then “Ad Astra” is worth the price of admission.

Masculinity in Movies: “Ad Astra” and “Moonlight” (spoiler warning)

Masculinity in Movies: “Ad Astra” and “Moonlight” (spoiler warning)

Column- October 8, 2019

How does masculinity limit one’s expression of feeling? Is it a slow-moving and self-destructive poison fueled by confidence and outside expectations?

A beginner’s guide to classic movies

A beginner’s guide to classic movies

Arts and Entertainment- September 23, 2019

Although I love modern movies, classic movies are an example of movie-making in its purest essence, which is to provide audiences with an enjoyable and ...

Movie review: “IT Chapter Two” makes audiences hold bladders for scary length of time

Movie review: “IT Chapter Two” makes audiences hold bladders for scary length of time

Column- September 9, 2019

Although “IT Chapter Two” didn’t live up to expectations, it still offers a couple scares, some laughs and enough insane visuals to keep audience’s heads ...

A beginner’s guide to Bollywood

A beginner’s guide to Bollywood

Arts and Entertainment- September 9, 2019

Bollywood movies are perfect if you want to perk up your day or forget about an exam. If you need a solution to the problems ...

Forget blockbusters, 2019 was the summer of cinema

Forget blockbusters, 2019 was the summer of cinema

Mosaic- September 2, 2019

With a little extra effort, tracking down independent films this summer amazed, inspired, terrified and invigorated me, giving me renewed faith in cinema as an ...