On Nov. 7 at Scripps College’s Garrison Theater, Emmy-winning writer-director-producer Aaron Sorkin spoke with Claremont High School theater educator Krista Carson Elhai as part of the ongoing speaker series “Scripps Presents.” Sorkin shared wisdom and his struggles during his ascent in the entertainment industry.
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.
Claremont’s pandemic burdened, local movie theater finally closes an unsteady chapter in the fate of the neighborhood’s historic landmark. To the relief of many 7C students and Claremont locals, the 16-year-old Laemmle’s Claremont 5 Theatre is not set to close any time soon. However, with sparse business since the beginning
Chilling horror and sensitive teenage love make “Bones and All” a cannibal romance for the ages, writes film columnist Hannah Eliot SC ’24.
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.
True crime fans: be wary of the glamorization of violence, writes TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23.
“Summer of Soul” is a beautifully edited, contextualized time capsule of late-60s Black America in Harlem, pop culture columnist Hannah Eliot SC ’24 writes.
Pop culture columnist Hannah Eliot SC ’24 analyzes the impact of “The Godfather” ahead of its 50th anniversary re-release.
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.
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.