Almost 50 years later, Tim Deegan, Sal Piro and Richard O’Brien reflect on ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

Over Halloween weekend this year, 5C students put on two nights of The Rocky Horror Picture Show; but there lies a large community for this cult-classic beyond the Claremont campuses. TSL spoke with the people who brought this energetic and inventive show into being.

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Film files: Summer films and TV shows to cure your finals-week blues

Need an excuse to procrastinate, or want something to look forward to after finals? Film columnist Hannah Eliot SC ’24 has you covered with film and TV recommendations.

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Scene it: The rise of true crime & the voyeurism of violence

True crime fans: be wary of the glamorization of violence, writes TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23.

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Scene it: Holy Runtime, Batman! Are today’s movies getting longer?

If you’ve noticed that movies seem to be getting longer, you’re not alone. Inspired by the nearly 3-hour-long movie “The Batman,” TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23 breaks down this phenomenon.

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Film files: ‘The Worst Person in the World’ captures aching crises of youth and identity

“The Worst Person In The World” shows how life-altering decisions reveal what it means to be human, says film columnist Hannah Eliot SC ’24.

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‘Passing’ film screening and Q&A deepen conversations about race, identity and desire

On Feb. 24, the Pomona College English and Media Studies Departments hosted a screening of the 2021 film “Passing,” accompanied by a discussion with Pomona English professor Cherene Sherrard-Johnson and Pomona theater and dance professor Carolyn Ratteray.

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