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Daily Archives: April 28, 2015

While the human obsession with true crime might be innate, the nonfiction genre is relatively new to be taken seriously. With the recent success of the HBO series, The Jinx, and the hit podcast, Serial, true crime seems to be on everybody’s minds. Investigating crime might be inherently interesting for anybody with a taste for documentary, but there’s a moral… Read more »

28 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Being a member of the LGBT community is a life altering experience. This experience starts with the first discovery of true identity and it can vary greatly depending on the person. This realization may come at four, fourteen or one hundred, but there is a moment of profound revelation . In cinema, these moments of realization happen often in coming… Read more »

28 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists

If the 1990s was the modern heydey of the indie film, with many a new voice emerging from an era of renaissance, the 2000s represented the period in which American filmmakers began to churn out indie films in factory-like abundance. They became cheaper to make, a fact which yielded endless independent production companies were sprouting from the woodwork to give… Read more »

28 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists

France is considered to be responsible for influencing the surrealist movement due to surrealism emerging from Dada art in Paris during WWI. The goal of surrealist art was to liberate imagination and the subconscious mind. In the early 1920s, surrealists sought out a new art form that was separate from paintings and sculptures and discovered the perfect medium: cinema. They… Read more »

28 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists