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‘Viva’ Brings New Life to the Queer Coming-of-Age Tale

‘Viva’ Brings New Life to the Queer Coming-of-Age Tale

By Angelica Chong, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Set in Cuba, "Viva" centers on Jesus, whose father does not approve of his desire to be a drag performer.

‘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.