Film Review: Great Expectations
This adaptation is faithful enough to please English teachers with something to show when they finish teaching the novel, but it adds very little in story or interpretation.
Film Review: Blue is the Warmest Color
All of the blue creates a mesmerizing, dream-like atmosphere that is terrifically easy to get lost in.
Film Review: About Time
Well it’s about time Rachel McAdams broke out of her typecast and starred in a romantic comedy.
Film Review: Thor: The Dark World
Thor’s banter with Loki is loaded with Avengers references that it will make any fan geek squeal.
Palestinian documentary to screen at Duke
Although not much is known about the film in the United States due to its limited availability, there is already significant buzz surrounding it from international sources.
Review: A Touch of Sin
“A Touch of Sin” includes nearly every hot button social issue relevant in China today.
Environmental Film Fest. comes to Durham
These films feature places around the world, from a film on elephants being introduced to the wild in Thailand to an explorer who climbs Mount Kenya.
Film Review: Ender's Game
After such a long wait, it’s questionable whether the film holds up to the high expectations of the novel's fans.
Recess Interviews: Nick Jones
"We all have this shared understanding of what the future is going to look like because we’ve seen it in the movies."
Film Review: The Counselor
Sadly, this is a case where the whole is not greater than the sum of its parts.
Screen/Society showcases Kubrick films connected to existentialism
While the plots of these movies are radically different, they are connected by their relation to various themes of existentialism.
Moretz’s performance is enthralling, dynamic and well-done, but it is not enough to save this film from its flaws.
Cine-East Film Series comes to campus
The film series, if not simply a survey of East Asian cinema, also serves as a good introduction to a few of the region’s definitive issues.
Recess Interviews: Chris Jordan
"You can say so much in 90 minutes. You can reach a global audience so easily."
Film Review: Runner Runner
Richie gets pissed off, and when Richie gets pissed off, he does statistics.
Film Review: The Act of Killing
An epic and sobering treatment on the ambivalence of history and the extraordinary capacity for humanity to gloss over and construct their own realities.
Film Review: In a World...
"In a World…" follows the rules of the rom-com playbook but feels less formulaic as I found myself actually thinking (which is abnormal for a rom-com!).