Articles from February 2020

Creative and critical movie writing from the Ped Mall to the moon!

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Recently, the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts put on a production of Orlando, a stage adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s novel. It was incredible.

The Second Mother

The Second Mother (Que Horas Ela Volta?), Brazil

The Oath

Laura Poitras is best known for Citizenfour, a documentary about Edward Snowden’s global surveillance disclosures which won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2014, but few people have seen the preceding two films in the trilogy that Citizenfour completes - My Country, My Country (2006) and The Oath…

Diablo Cody: Jennifer's Body

Hollow hallways permeated with a monolithic student body

Diablo Cody: Juno

For Juno, her whole experience started with a chair. My experience with Juno started with a text message. High school is where I began to take film more seriously, and I began looking for unique and different films to watch.

Le Bonheur

An Entry from Thérèse's Diary (if things had gone differently)