Film Review: 42
If you are looking for a good movie to see with your parents or grandparents, I recommend 42.
Film Review: The Place Beyond the Pines
Am I alone in the woods, kneeling and reeling after nearly being executed? Or am I escaping my past on an old Honda motorcycle?
Recess interviews: Jessica Yu, documentary filmmaker
“How come we don’t talk about these things? How come we don’t know this? How come this isn’t in the national debate?”
Film Review: The Host
This film isn’t brought down by Kristen Stewart’s attempt at acting or an inexperienced director’s love affair with close-ups; this is just a bad story.
Film Review: Spring Breakers
If Jean-Luc Godard married Ke$ha, their progeny would make a film similar to Spring Breakers.
MFA|EDA exhibits thesis works
The inaugural exhibition includes an engaging range of artistic media “from installation and performance to film and photography.”
Film Review: Emperor
War feels larger than life, but the film shows us its effects on numerous individual scales.
Full Frame named Oscar-qualifying festival
“There’s a lot of wonderful work being made in short film and there aren’t a lot of theatrical outlets for it.”
Recess Interviews: Barbara Klinger
Recess film editor Ted Phillips spoke with Klinger about 3D cinema’s past, present and future.
Film Review: Barbara
Barbara is a deeply affecting and realistic portrait of life in 1980s East Germany.
Froshlife festival depicts East Campus experience
“I think the purpose of Froshlife is to get you to reflect on the freshman experience in relation to you and your dorm."
Film Reviews: The ABC's of Death; John Dies at the End
Nevermore gives local audiences a chance to see films that aren’t widely known.
Recess profiles: student filmmaker Alex Lark
"I’ve been shifting across and tasting snippets... Like tiny hor d’oeuvres in this banquet that is art."
Film Review: Safe Haven
Safe Haven is not even relevant without the unofficial tagline “the new Nicholas Sparks film.”
Film Review: Quartet
“Thanks for balancing the age ratio,” whispered a bald, elderly man as I walked into the Chelsea Theater to see a Sunday matinee of Quartet.
Film Review: Amour
Amour tackles the question of how to live the latest stages of life with dignity and with love.
Film Review: Rust and Bone
Rust and Bone is an arresting drama that retains its poignancy without succumbing to sentimentality.
Film Review: Last Stand
Call me a nostalgic fool, but I miss the moment in time when action movies starred young people.