In his literary response to “The Act of Killing,” a 2012 documentary about the Indonesian mass murders of the late 1900s, Patrick Hutecker HM ’24 explores how easily reality can be twisted.
While supporting the Black Lives Matter movement can take on different forms, including signing petitions, donating to causes and attending protests, self-education through pop culture can be extremely useful in beginning to understand how and why systemic racism exists and persists in the U.S.
Film columnist Ben Hafetz PZ ’20 dishes up more top films of the 2010s, analyzing the scenes in each of them that will stay with you into the 2020s.
Film columnist Hannah Avalos PO ’21 discusses the French Netflix film “I Lost My Body,” and why it can help viewers who feel purposeless. “‘I Lost My Body’ … teaches us that we’re not beholden to the world. When it seems the whole world is falling apart around us, we can still do something about it,” she writes.
Film columnist Ben Hafetz PZ ’20 takes a look back at the best films of the 2010s, and the scenes that made them the greatest of the decade.
Among the best movies of the summer are “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” “The Beach Bum” and “Under the Silver Lake”
Though the film is set in the year 2027, the world of “Children of Men” feels devastatingly real in comparison to our world today.
The conservative propaganda in “Dragged Across Conrete” turns into a satire of police violence that hides behind a well-made action film.
With “Us,” Jordan Peele has created a phenomenal follow-up to “Get Out,” cementing himself as the most exciting voice in horror films today.
By far the best aspect of Bo Burnham’s vision is how compassionate and judgment-free his reflection of adolescence is.