Tag: film

Robbed of the Good Years

Meghann Patterson, staff writer Many students will never have the chance to understand the mindset of a juvenile who has committed a crime. According to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the rate for robbery declined through much…

Movie Review: Fury

Alisa Posey, staff writer A great film needs a great cast.  Director David Ayer has done a fine job for his film “Fury,” casting seven great actors in Logan Lerman, Brad Pitt, Jon Bernthal, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Pena, Scott Eastwood and Jason…

Professor Profile: Ben Steger

Logan Bishop, staff writer Ben Steger is a documentary filmmaker and a professor for the Film and Video Studies department here at Mason. His new documentary titled “Stage Four: A Love Story” will premier at the Washington West Film Festival on…

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Film students expose the complexities of cinema

Meghann Patterson, staff writer Mason film students are bringing together both film and non-film majors to learn about the production of movies. The Films about Filmmaking series gives students the chance to discuss their love of film with a community…

Movie Review: Gone Girl

Alisa Posey, Staff Writer If you are looking for something to see that will leave you on the edge of your seat wondering what will happen next, “Gone Girl” is should be your choice. Based on the best seller by…

Movie Review: The Equalizer

Written by Alisa Posey “The Equalizer” is an action-packed thriller starring Denzel Washington. Is there really anything else you can ask for? The movie, directed by Antoine Fuqua, centers on Robert McCall (Washington), a man with a questionable past trying…

Mason celebrates the power of film at The Best of FAVS Showcase

Blanca Acevedo, Staff Writer To  draw attention to award winning student films, Film and Video Studies, Delta Kappa Alpha, the cinematic arts fraternity, and Film and Media Studies showcased alumni’s work. The films shown were “Money or Bunnies” by Christie…

Butts saved

Since July 1991, the University Mall Theatres has operated as a popular, second run, Fairfax community movie theater. “[I like going there because] the employees are nice, the price is cheap, and the popcorn is really good,” Mason student Sean…

X-Men: Days of Future Past Review

Coming to the JC Cinema this weekend is X-Men: Days of Future Past, the third superhero film  released this summer. Being the seventh entry in its respected series, one could think that this new film could be stale with nowhere…

Foreign films for thought

Co-Written by Fourth Estate Online News Reporter Christopher Morrison Cinema is a magical international art form that not only resonates with most cultures, but also allows for international audiences to experience the different cultures of the world through the narratives…