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‘Sky’ Puts a New Spin on the Road Trip Film

‘Sky’ Puts a New Spin on the Road Trip Film

By Jordan Reynolds, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Uncategorized

"Sky" stars Diane Kruger as a woman who kills her husband after an altercation and goes on a road trip to begin a new life.

“Louder Than Bombs” Experiments With Time Successfully

“Louder Than Bombs” Experiments With Time Successfully

By Dejarelle Gaines, Copy Chief

April 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Jesse Eisenberg stars in "Louder than Bombs" a family drama directed by Joachim Trier.

Hannah Arendt Documentary Captures the Philosopher’s Convictions

Hannah Arendt Documentary Captures the Philosopher’s Convictions

By Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The new documentary "Vita Activa: The Spirit Of Hannah Arendt" discusses the life of the influential 20th century philosopher.

Deconstructing the Psyche in ‘Demolition’

Deconstructing the Psyche in ‘Demolition’

By Bradley Alsop, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

"Demolition", starring Jake Gyllenhaal, tells the story of an investment banker who loses his wife in a car crash.

Honest Depictions of a Troubled Teenager Render ‘Standing Tall’ Worthwhile

Honest Depictions of a Troubled Teenager Render ‘Standing Tall’ Worthwhile

By Sydney Rappis, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The opening film of last year's Cannes Film Festival, "Standing Tall" is a character study of a teenage delinquent and the adults surrounding him.

‘Sweet Bean,’ From Japan, Is Slow Yet Satisfying

‘Sweet Bean,’ From Japan, Is Slow Yet Satisfying

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

"Sweet Bean", the new film from Japanese director Naomi Kawase, focuses on the relationship between a bakery owner and the elderly woman he hires.

Staff Recs: Bad Movies for a First Date

Staff Recs: Bad Movies for a First Date

By Staff

March 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

While they may be great films, avoid watching them on first dates at all costs.

Visually Stunning “Krisha” Only Tells a Hackneyed Story

Visually Stunning “Krisha” Only Tells a Hackneyed Story

By Dejarelle Gaines, Copy Chief

March 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at SXSW 2015, "Krisha" tells the story of a woman returning home for Thanksgiving dinner after 10 years away.

Alum’s Documentary Highlights Immigration Issue

Alum’s Documentary Highlights Immigration Issue

By Daria Butler, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

2015 Tisch graduate Gabrielle Ewing has made the documentary "A Hearth of Our Own" about undocumented Irish immigrants in the U.S.

Supernatural Thriller Falls Short

Supernatural Thriller Falls Short

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Jeff Nichols' "Midnight Special" is thrilling sci-fi film starring Michael Shannon as a father on the run with his son, who has magical powers.

Alum’s ‘Creative Control’ Shows Virtual Reality

Alum’s ‘Creative Control’ Shows Virtual Reality

By Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU alum Benjamin Dickinson's new movie "Creative Control" deals with the perils of virtual reality.

Restoration Revives Resplendent ‘Ran’

Restoration Revives Resplendent ‘Ran’

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The new restoration of Akira Kurosawa's "Ran" at Film Forum reasserts the 1985 film's beauty.

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