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JC Cinema

An alternative view on “12 Years a Slave”

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Reporter Andrew Davis For years, directors have been releasing biographic films about the pre-Civil War era and the abolitionist movement such as “12 Years a Slave.” Taking place in the early 19th century, the film…

Hedda Gabler, no trigger warning required (photo by Amy Rose).

Hedda Gabler uncovers skeleton of human nature

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Editor Genevieve Hoeler At George Mason University, an institution founded on the principles of its namesake that all men are created equal, the Mason Players explored the shackles of the eighteenth century genteel society in…

Fall for the Book: “In Your Face Mrs. Zaganhagen!”

Fourth Estate follows events of the Twelfth Annual Fall for the Book Festival through Fall for the Blog. Novelist Benjamin Percy shared with an audience full of students his love of werewolves and all things adventurous at the Johnson Center Cinema…