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Smashely Simpson, Babe Ruthless and Bloody Holly Whip butt!

November 14
Filed under Film

Article by: Ashley Maceli Oozing with girl-power and independence, Whip It (Fox Searchlight, 2009), directed by Drew Barrymore, simply kicks ass in the best way possible. A contact sport film with girls in skimpy outfits and fishnets for the boys and a coming-of-age tale for the girls, Whip It...

Construction Gangs: New documentary shows China’s ever-changing face

November 11
Filed under Boston, Campus, Film

Article By:  Shoshana Akins The Communication and Journalism Department’s Suffolk Cinema Series and the Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies teamed up last Thursday to show Demolition: The World of Construction Gangs in China, a documentary by a Harvard graduate student on the constantly e...

In film show “Nothing Is (Is Nothing) Sacred,” Nothing is Sacred

Ethan M. Long
October 21
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Article By: Alex Sessa Experimental film is an area of cinema that defies the typical boundaries, breaks new ground, and never fails to astonish its audiences. It can shock, outrage, and even disturb viewers, but ultimately, experimental film has a powerful message that everyone should learn. 2...

Where the Wild Things At Dawg?

Ethan M. Long
October 21
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Article By: Ashley Maceli Maurice Sendak’s beloved children’s book of the same title has completely been brought to life in the brilliant film Where The Wild Things Are (Warner Brothers, 2009). Director Spike Jonze did a beautiful job in making a quirky, dark movie that has elements for adults ...

Sleep No More goes beyond fourth wall

Marissa Holt
October 21
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Converting Old Lincoln School into one outrageous set Article By: Derek Anderson and Marissa Holt A new type of innovative theatre has hit the greater Boston area all the way from the United Kingdom thanks to Punchdrunk, a British production company. Sleep No More, has allowed for the Old Lincoln School in Brookline...

The business behind getting high

Ethan M. Long
October 7
Filed under Campus, Film

Article by: Ethan Long SUNORML hosted a showing of the Canadian documentary The Union: the Business Behind Getting High (Peace Arch Home Entertainment, 2007) Last Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the C. Walsh Theater. A question and answer session featuring documentarian Adam Scorgie and Harvard Professor Dr. Lester...

Hot bodies, cold everything else

Ethan M. Long
September 30
Filed under Film

By: Tom Logan Looking at the initial previews for Jennifer’s Body (Twentieth Century Fox, 2009), one would think that this was a stupid horror movie with a few cheap jokes that mainly showcases how hot Megan Fox is in borderline softcore porn format. After seeing the movie, it can be said tha...

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