Two Duke students win a trip to Hollywood

The winners of this competition won a free trip to Hollywood and a VIP tour of Universal Studios, getting the chance to mingle with media giants like Vahradian and Unkeless.

A Gentlemen’s Discussion: Interstellar

Two gents discuss one of the year's most anticipated movies.

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Movie Review: Birdman

Birdman is definitely worth watching from beginning to five minutes from the end.

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Movie Review: The Best of Me

Nicholas Sparks is getting lazy. The man’s name may be associated with young women’s favorite Ryan Gosling romance, but he seems to have lost his touch.

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Film Review: Gone Girl

Fincher's movie succeeds due to an abundance of slick style and a revelatory performance from Rosamund Pike.

Movie Review: The Skeleton Twins

The Skeleton Twins has great moments, but only makes for a good film.

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Film Review: The Identical

Imagine if “Walk the Line” had been called “Tow the Squiggle,” featured bad music barely reminiscent of Johnny Cash’s, and that the cast had walked away with Razzies instead of Oscars. Now you have...

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Film Review: Le Week-end

"Le Week-end" is a romance, but it is a painful one.

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Film Review: Visitors

Rather than retelling a story, this documentary hopes to create an experience.

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Film Review: Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory

“Alive Inside” presents an undoubtedly passionate and heart-wrenching look into patients’ lives brightened by musical intervention.

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Film Review: Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clerq

The end result is a film that not only chronicles Tanny’s experience as a dancer but also captures her untamable spirit and its refusal to succumb.

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17th Full Frame festival to feature new and classic documentary films

More than 90 different films, new and old, were meticulously selected for the 17th annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival.

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Full Frame pays tribute to director Steve James

“Hoop Dreams” is the best place to start for those who have not seen any of James's films.

Still from Jing Niu's film Departing. Super 8mm & Black Magic. 30 mins.

Experimental documentary program produces dynamic spring showcase

“It’s exciting to help them realize their ambitions.”

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Film Review: Divergent

Essentially, the movie can be summed up as “The Hunger Games 2.0.”

Film Review: Mr. Peabody and Sherman

The character walks the line between grating and endearing with near perfection.

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Film Review: The Wind Rises

Several threads weave throughout: the horrors and morals of battle, Japan’s place in history and the world, the pain of needing to create.

Film Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

“Who wouldn’t want to be a lobby boy at the Grand Budapest Hotel? It’s an institution.”

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Film Review: Non-Stop

The movie is the best showcase for Neeson's new persona since he began his box office renaissance.

Film Review: Adult World

The real interest in the film comes from the world created outside the safety and perpetual immaturity of the sex shop.

Film Review: Her

Transcending its mere premise of love between man and machine, the film questions what constitutes love in the first place.

Film Review: Her

Transcending its mere premise of love between man and machine, the film questions what constitutes love in the first place.

Recess Interviews: Laura Valk

"Don’t worry about getting that dream job right out of college. The rest will follow with time."

Recess Interviews: Laura Valk

"Don’t worry about getting that dream job right out of college. The rest will follow with time."

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Duke alum documents veteran experience in film

“For those who have experienced combat, the war is never over.”