From Arabia to the world: A universal message in “Arabian Alien”

From Arabia to the world: A universal message in “Arabian Alien”

Darian Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

“Arabian Alien,” a film written and directed by Meshal Aljaser, analyzes the lack of freedom in Muslim countries through the lens of homosexuality. Without risking an ethnocentric approach, the substantial differences between the Western and Eastern countries regarding cultural and sexual practices ...

‘It Chapter Two’ struggles to live up to its predecessor

'It Chapter Two' struggles to live up to its predecessor

Alexandra Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Spooky season has officially begun, and you know what that means: pumpkin-spiced everything, Halloween and scary movies showing in theaters. If you love a good scare and are on the prowl for a movie that will keep you on the edge of your seat, look no further because "IT Chapter Two" has finally arriv...

Captain Marvel: no man needed

Yesenia Bustamante, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

As the much anticipated Avengers Endgame movie is approaching, comic movie enthusiasts get the missing pieces of the puzzle in “Captain Marvel.” This mesmerizing superhero is one of a kind in a very literal way. If you are a comic aficionado, you may already know the depth of this hero’s po...

One Child Nation

One Child Nation

Yesenia Bustamante, Hawkeye Staff

March 29, 2019

In the 2019 Sundance Festival, Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang took the grand jury Prize for U.S. Documentary with their riveting film on the effects of the one-child policy in China. This policy was implemented heavily for 35 years, from 1979 to 2015. Both of the directors were born under this pol...

“The House of Tomorrow” offers hope

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Jason Turner, Staff

June 5, 2018

Good movies tell good stories that people want to see. While it is true that the highest grossing movies are special-effects driven, those with a lasting impact tell compelling stories. Think of “The Godfather,” “The Sound of Music” and “Gone With the Wind.” These all are story-driven and...

Making art from pain

The cast and crew of The Sentence provide Q & A time with the audience.

Jason Turner, Staff

April 9, 2018

Some say the best art comes from painful experiences. If one were to watch many of the films screened at Sundance Film Festival 2018, one would believe the current filmmakers have taken this advice to heart. Films of all types and lengths are shown at Sundance. This year, a common theme in multiple...

Coming of age in Miami

Coming of age in Miami

Victoria Pritcharf, Staff

March 23, 2017

  The film ‘Moonlight’, which was released this past October, tells the story of a young boy, growing up in a poor, African-American neighborhood in Miami, Florida.   The story is told in the form of three chapters. The first chapter, “I. Little,” starts off with Chiron (Alex R....

Sundance 2017: Meet the volunteers

Ken Tirado, Video Editor

February 16, 2017

Priceless Movie Review

Priceless Movie Review

Jason Kruse, Staff

November 21, 2016

     “Priceless,” an independent movie that was produced by Roadside Attraction Films and partnered with popular pop band For King and Country, was released on October 14, 2016. The movie is titled as the #1 Indie Movie of 2016, and made $986,861 its second week.      “Priceless”...

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