The Wander-Stricken Medium: Bridging the Gap Between the Liberal Arts and Film

Imagine, for a moment, what it would be like to peer through the world’s first telescope, observing in detail the chasms on the surface of the moon. The light from the sun, striking the moon at an angle, produces crescents around every crater and jagged lines around every facet of the topography. Focusing on any one particular area of the moon only reveals more and … Continue reading The Wander-Stricken Medium: Bridging the Gap Between the Liberal Arts and Film

The Glass Castle—2.5/5 stars

Woody Harrelson might be the best contemporary actor at playing an alcoholic. Naomi Watts and Brie Larson star alongside Harrelson in The Glass Castle, the third feature film (and first under a major studio) from writer/director Destin Daniel Cretton. With so much talent and so many resources, a film like this shouldn’t go wrong. It does. Harrelson plays Rex Walls, husband and father of four. … Continue reading The Glass Castle—2.5/5 stars

Baby Driver

In Summer 2017, Hollywood reached peak block-buster ad-nauseum. “Baby Driver” looked like it was going to be more of the same – another cliched action film riddled with car chases and explosions. Going to the theater, I was prepared to be thoroughly bored. Yet, within minutes of the film starting, “Baby Driver” had my complete attention and wouldn’t let go. “Baby Driver”  – Edgar Wright’s … Continue reading Baby Driver