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The birds and the beekeepers star in Italian coming of age film

The birds and the beekeepers star in Italian coming of age film

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

A small-town family of beekeepers in Italy confronts the lure of reality television when a production crew rolls into town. Alice Rohrwacher's film "The Wonders" tells the charming coming-of-age story of a young teenage girl who must face the changes coming over her town and herself.

Female directors receive critical acclaim

Female directors receive critical acclaim

By Marcus Jones, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Film

Though female directors are beginning to make blockbuster films, Hollywood needs to improve its gender imbalance

Sofia Coppola makes interesting choices with ‘The Bling Ring’

Sofia Coppola makes interesting choices with ‘The Bling Ring’

June 13, 2013


Filed under Arts

“The Bling Ring” very well may be the new classic in the genre of teenagers behaving badly. Reminiscent of the iconic teen film “Mean Girls” and the recent spectacle “Spring Breakers,” “The Bling Ring” falls right in between those two on the spectrum of funny to insane. The new film tel...