Addiction and Family in “Beautiful Boy”

GABY IORI Beautiful Boy Dir. by Felix von Groeningen Released October 12, 2018 Now showing at a/perture cinema “Beautiful Boy,” starring Steve Carell and Timothee Chalamet, is not an easy watch. The film details the true story of Nic Sheff (Chalamet), a teenager growing up in California who becomes addicted to crystal meth, and how […]

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Pantsuits and Power in “Colette”

GABY IORI Colette Dir. by Wash Westmoreland Released Oct. 12, 2018 Keira Knightley, the reigning queen of the period drama, trades ball gowns and corsets for a bob haircut and pantsuits in her new film Colette, directed by Wash Westmoreland. “Colette” tells the story of the prolific French novelist and actress Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, and her […]

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RiverRun Returns!

By Alexandra Benson The eighteenth annual RiverRun International Film Festival is returning to the city from April 7-17. This ten-day long festival showcases films from independent, international, and student filmmakers. Screenings of this year’s films will take place in downtown Winston-Salem, UNC School of the Arts, and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).    […]

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Maestra Director Speaks at Salem

by Johanna Gross      Catherine Murphy made her directing debut with Maestra, a film shown Thursday, Oct. 8 in Shirley Recital Hall at 7:30 pm at Salem College. The show received a moderate crowd and was followed by an interactive question and answer session between Murphy and the audience. After the first few questions, […]

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An Emmy for Viola Davis

By Kristen Maikoo     On Sept. 20, Viola Davis was the first African-American actress to win an Emmy for the best actress in a drama series. Davis’s recognition was for her lead role as Annalise Keating in ABC’s How to Get Away With Murder.     In her speech, after quoting Harriet Tubman, Davis said, “The […]

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The Sheriff Doll and the Space Toy: Part 3

Toy Story 3, released June 18 2010 by Pixar Animation Studios When I saw the advertisement appear upon my television screen, the excitement that flooded my very soul set my age back by ten years. Pixar made the decision of making a third installment of the Toy Story series, and many of our esteemed students […]

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