Film columnist Peter Dien CM ’25 compares two other Bong Joon-Ho films hoping to uncover the winning formula of “Parasite” and the differences between films for American and Korean viewers.
Anti Film-Bro: How ‘Cocaine Bear’ disembowels our consumption of female rage
New release “Cocaine Bear” has received attention for its humorous and wild plot. Film columnist Eliza Powers PO ’25 spotlights another factor: its commentary on female rage.
Frame Rating: Baby Cronenberg makes his wet debut with “Infinity Pool”
For better of worse, Brandon Cronenberg’s first horror film, “Infinity Pool” is the wettest movie of 2022.
Changing Cinema: A portrait of humanity in ‘All That Breathes’
2023 film “All That Breathes,” has garnered lots of attention, including that of Peter Dien CM ‘25. In his film column, Dien explores what this documentary reveals about human nature.
Behind the Screen: The screenlife genre and connection in the internet age
In recent years, the screenlife film genre has translated anxiety-ridden aspects of internet scrolling onto the big screen. In this week’s film column, Peter Dien CM ’25 explores the nuance of this growing genre.
Anti Film-Bro: How M3gan reigns over true-crime villains
Have you ever cheered on a dog’s cinematic death? Watching newly released horror film, “M3gan,” film columnist Eliza Powers PO ’25 experienced this first. Yet subverting this American movie trope is just one of ways in which “M3gan” challenges the film industry.
Film files: The haunting tenderness of ‘Bones and All’
Chilling horror and sensitive teenage love make “Bones and All” a cannibal romance for the ages, writes film columnist Hannah Eliot SC ’24.
Scene it: Wake me up when a good rom-com is released
The new rom-com “Ticket to Paradise” is a flop, writes TV and Film columnist Rorye Jones PO `23. Clooney and Roberts can’t save this one.
Must watch: ‘El Apagón – Aquí Vive Gente’ sheds light on the gentrification of Puerto Rico
Bad Bunny’s new music video hybrid “El Apagón – Aquí Vive Gente” brings gentrification in Puerto Rico to light writes film columnist Giana Geradino CM `24.
Scene it: ‘X’ (2022): A modern slasher that provides classic chills
What’s scarier than a swamp in Texas? Probably the murderous making of an adult film on a swamp in Texas. That is exactly the plot of “X,” which TV & film columnist Rory Jones PO ’22 argues is a fresh take on the classic slasher format.