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.

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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.

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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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Scene it: Meet ‘Nightmare Alley,’ a nightmare of an Oscar nominee

For a psychological thriller, “Nightmare Alley” doesn’t leave a lingering impression or haunt the mind — never mind give nightmares, TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23 argues.

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Being reel: Bhutan’s first Academy Award nominated film redefines purpose

“Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom” honors Bhutan’s heritage while offering universally-relatable themes, film columnist Adam Osman-Krinsky PO ’25 writes.

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