film


Case 39 aims low, misses

Case 39, like many horror movies, relies heavily on the devices and themes of its genre. While some of these are successfully employed, the film’s…



The garden and the wilderness

Catfish’s tagline is “don’t let anyone tell you what it is .” Along those lines, Eric Eisenberg of cinemablend.com warned, “Sitting down in the theater,…



Science opinions

Three-dimensional viewing is, as the technology firms would have you believe, the way of the future. This is exactly what I thought it would be,…


Music to live for

The documentary Soundtrack for a Revolution tells the story of the American Civil Rights movement through the music sung at protests, during meetings and in…



Graduate! It’s like, whatever.

So you’re graduating soon! Going out into the “real world” to be an “adult,” without the downy cushion of studenthood beneath your head. Good luck…


Shutt’er Down

Director Martin Scorsese and actor Leonardo DiCaprio pair up for the fourth time on Shutter Island, a film that looked thrilling in trailers but is…