Tag: movies

The Outsider’s Guide to the Alexandria Film Festival

The Alexandria Film Festival celebrates local, independent filmmakers BY PETER NJOROGE, STAFF WRITER In an age where film seems to be less and less popular, the Alexandria Film Festival stands as a beacon of light for both independent filmmakers and…

Mason Students Part of Cult-Classic at University Theatres

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” invites all into true cult-film classic at University Mall Theatre BY PETER NJOROGE, STAFF WRITER “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is truly unlike any other. Featuring equal parts movie, play, improv, performance arts, political criticism,…

Following the “Dark Money”

An inside look at “Dark Money” film with director Kimberly Reed BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Movies and literature have a significant power in opening the eyes of their audiences to injustices. In today’s climate wrought with falsehoods, one film…

Break into the Indie Filmmaking World

Filmmaker Dan Mirvish, speaks to Mason students BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Mason students were very lucky to have a special presentation by Dan Mirvish, an experienced independent filmmaker, on Friday, Sept. 14. One of Mirvish’s greatest accomplishments was co-founding the…

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Looking for a way to de-stress during finals season? Check out what platforms are available for streaming television online! By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer With finals season right around the corner, students are looking for ways to destress and wind…

Nic’s Flicks

KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there “Pacific Rim Uprising” is an unnecessary sequel. A sequel is supposed to take the characters established in the first installment…

The 90th Annual Academy Awards

VIEW A RECAP OF THE 2018 ACADEMY AWARDS By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer On Sunday, Mar. 4, the 90th Annual Academy Awards took center stage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. This year’s star-studded event filled the room…

Nic’s Flicks

  KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there A Fantastic Woman: A nominee for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Oscars, this Chilean film offers a…

Nic’s Flicks

BEST PICTURE NOMINEES By Nicolas Macotto, Staff Writer w/ Guest Critic Alexander Shedd KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there Call Me By Your Name [AS] – “Call…

Nic’s Flicks

  KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there Black Panther stands out in the superhero genre because it never shies away from themes that remain in conflict…