What to stream this week: Documentaries

Martyn Mendyuk It’s surprising how quickly “Trivia Crack” became a thing. A few weeks ago I knew only a handful of people who played it on and off. Now I get requests for games on…

Film: Animation in Domination

Over the years, storytelling has developed new mediums. From beloved childhood picture books, to the animated classics of the mid-1900’s, and currently to the computer animated features that companies release seasonally. All of these journeys…

What to stream this week: Family Films

Thanksgiving is coming up. That means it’s time for the whole family to get together and for the kids to undoubtedly begin hogging the Netflix queue. Instead of slouching back and doing whatever you should…

Film Column #7: The Terror. The Horror.

Throughout film, bringing the imagination to the screen is every writer’s or director’s dream, but what about the nightmares? These are the dark spaces in the mind that wake each of us up from a…

“The Flowers of St. Francis” Reviewed

“The Flowers of St. Francis”, a visual treat from the director Roberto Rossellini, was an unexpected delight with a somber subject matter. Despite the presence of a renowned Catholic figure in the film’s title, it…

Film Column #6: Trailers

By Scott M. Waldman The film is announced, photos blanket everyone’s screensavers and profile pictures, and interviews commence. What comes next is the crowning achievement of film advertisement: the trailer. The trailer allows for each…

Film Column #5: Remakes

The good old days had many great film franchises that started as a single movie. It might have built up to a cycle of sequels, maybe a prequel, and eventually after decades of neglect, a…