Monthly Archives: January 2017

Plastic China

Still from Plastic China (2016). Image from source. By: Kelly FitzGerald Set in an unnamed rural Chinese town, Plastic China captures the viscous cycle of poverty through the story of a single family. Though I watched this film in the context … Continue reading

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Shameless Binge Watching

By Caitlin Herlihy Last week I read another film student’s post about Shameless. The comedy-drama is on its seventh season, much to the surprise and delight of fans. Despite the mostly negative blogpost, I was interested by the storyline and the … Continue reading

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Westworld and the World of Illusion

Ask me what I did in my minimal free time in the fall? My quick response is this: became obsessed with Westworld! -Luke Clellan Dellorso

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American Beauty obsessions

By: John Armstrong I am always open to watching new movies, TV shows are the media forms I am skeptical to watch; it takes longer to get into to decide if you are interested or not but when watching a … Continue reading

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The Omen and The Problem with the Horror Genre

I watched The Omen (1976) over the weekend and was surprised at how much I enjoyed it. I have never been a big fan of the horror genre, but I actually really enjoyed this film. The film tells the story … Continue reading

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Slapstick With a 1977 Edge: The Nice Guys

By Lydia Geisel To cope with my fear of flying on a trip this past fall, I took a chance on Shane Black’s newest film, The Nice Guys. Regardless of mixed reviews and not receiving an Oscar nomination this year, … Continue reading

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A Dog’s Purpose: AVOID!

By Kevin Yu I went to the Grand this Sunday in hopes of watching La La Land again, but the tickets were sold out. I can’t imagine; it’s been a month since La La Land arrived at Winston-Salem. So I watched A … Continue reading

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