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Review: Puberty Sucks But ‘Eighth Grade’ Doesn’t

Review: Puberty Sucks But ‘Eighth Grade’ Doesn’t

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

July 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Story, Uncategorized

Buckle up. "Eighth Grade" is taking us on a trip down memory lane.

“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.

‘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.

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.

‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ delivers usual Wes Anderson quirks

‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ delivers usual Wes Anderson quirks

March 6, 2014


Filed under Arts

Renowned director Wes Anderson has once again crafted a meticulously indelible thrill ride, oozing with style and outlandishly heartwarming characters. “The Grand Budapest Hotel” presents the action-packed tale of famed concierge M. Gustave H., played by Ralph Fiennes, and his trusted lobb...

‘Highway’s’ bumpy ride ultimately rewarding

‘Highway’s’ bumpy ride ultimately rewarding

February 21, 2014


Filed under Arts

Poignant at times yet excessive at others, Imtiaz Ali’s 2014 Bollywood drama “Highway” challenges the contemporary American conventions of narrative film. The plot revolves around Veera, a city girl from an affluent family who is about to be married. She craves adventure in her life but, wh...

‘Man of Steel’ enough to excite audiences, but falls short

‘Man of Steel’ enough to excite audiences, but falls short

June 13, 2013


Filed under Arts

Expectations are very high for the release of “Man of Steel,” and there are several questions on everyone’s minds. Will DC Comics’ most iconic hero soar to box office records? Is Henry Cavill Hollywood's next leading man, or will he fade into obscurity like Brandon Routh? Finally, does “M...