“Suspiria”: a Legacy of Terror

HORROR FILM LIVES UP TO ITS PREDECESSOR 1977’s cult slasher flick “Suspiria” was resurrected this fall, with a brand-new interpretation that presents a satisfying blend of clever similarities, thrilling variations and unconventional terror. The original “Suspiria,” directed by Italian filmmaker […]

Read more

‘Searching’ for Safety

FILM SERVES AS CAUTIONARY TALE There are a number of horrifying things that can happen outside of our control, and staying safe is a high priority. In the recent hit movie “Searching,” the disappearance of high school student Margot Kim […]

Read more

Coming to SCC: “Kumu Hina”

TRANS LIFE IN HAWAII All over campus, signs read “You are welcome here” and that includes LGBTQ people. The award-winning film, “Kumu Hina,” shows how universal acceptance was the norm in  traditional Hawaiian culture and how this tradition is being […]

Read more

Not Your Average Athlete

BODY SHAMING IN SPORTS Even world-class athletes endure insecurities about their bodies. Body shaming is an issue pervasive across many spheres of our society today. Measures have been taken to stamp it out, but it remains as a last crude […]

Read more

And The Oscar Goes To…

GREAT ‘BEST PICTURE’ RIVALRIES THROUGHOUT HISTORY The Oscars are largely an excuse for the industry to pat itself on the back. Louis B. Mayer started the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1927. He used the new entity […]

Read more

Not a Disaster

A GOOD FILM ABOUT A BAD FILM. “The Disaster Artist” seems to exist to answer the one question that is asked about all bad movies: “How did this film get made?” To its credit, the movie does try to answer […]

Read more
1 2