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‘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.

“Marguerite” is a Surprising, Off-Key Delight

“Marguerite” is a Surprising, Off-Key Delight

By Dejarelle Gaines, Copy Chief

March 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

French film "Marguerite" centers on a wealthy, aspiring opera singer — who cannot sing.

Beautiful and Bloody, ‘The Tribe’ is Brutal to Watch

Beautiful and Bloody, ‘The Tribe’ is Brutal to Watch

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

March 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Uncategorized

"The Tribe" is the story of a bloody and brutal boarding school for the deaf in Ukraine.

‘Mountains May Depart’ For Naught

‘Mountains May Depart’ For Naught

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

February 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Chinese director Jia Zhangke's new film looks at China's economic boom.

‘A War’ Amounts to Courtroom Drama, Remains Too Stoic

‘A War’ Amounts to Courtroom Drama, Remains Too Stoic

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Uncategorized

The Oscar nominated film is a standard courtroom drama but with unsettling battle sequences.

“The Club” Succeeds Without Being Preachy

“The Club” Succeeds Without Being Preachy

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The Chilean film is a thought-provoking look at priests and sexual abuse.

Battle of Brothers and Sheep in Lyrical Film ‘Rams’

Battle of Brothers and Sheep in Lyrical Film ‘Rams’

By Sydney Rappis, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The Icelandic film won the Un Certain Regard Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015.