The 2014/15 Oscar Season: Classics of Future Past

By | Sep 20, 2014 | 10 comments

This year's Oscar season sees wholly ambitious efforts leading the pack. So, how have previous winners and nominees held up?

Samuel Beckett’s ‘Film': Power, Perception, and Paranoia

By | Sep 18, 2014 | 14 comments

Samuel Beckett's 'Film' speaks to the fears of contemporary digital culture.

Cat People (1942): A Psychological Horror and Film Noir

By | Sep 17, 2014 | 16 comments

Cat People, directed by Jacques Tourner, shares the elements of film noir while still being included in the horror spectrum.

Android Problems: The Representation of Robots in Cinema

By | Sep 16, 2014 | 28 comments

How films can both suppress and fuel fears about the influence of artificial intelligence in society.

Her: A Social (Media) Affair

By | Sep 14, 2014 | 16 comments

An exploration of Spike Jonze's "Her" and how this film reflects our own social media love affairs.

Alaska in Movies: 5 Films To Get You Interested in the State

By | Sep 13, 2014 | 39 comments

Find out how to navigate the wilderness of films set and filmed in Alaska.

Becoming a Guardian of the Galaxy: Star Lord and the Importance of Music

By | Sep 12, 2014 | 35 comments

Awesome Mix Vol. 1 weaves into the narrative, all the while providing insight into Star Lord’s developing identity.

The Dubious Necessity of Explanation: The Shift of the Modern Mystery

By | Sep 10, 2014 | 45 comments

The illusive 'unknown' is what drives us to endure some movies and love others. But do we need it?