Every year, a few films get lost in the hustle and bustle of the Oscars. Joachim Trier’s romance film “The Worst Person in the World” picked up only two nominations at the 94th Academy Awards, but is worth seeing for its honest portrayal of complicated love.
Aristotle Zeng, Pepperdine’s Ciné club executive board member, shares his perspective on the film “Parasite” (2019) and talks about the movie’s influence on American cinema.
Streaming services, once a novel idea, are now a mainstay in how people watch TV and movies. Students discuss what they like and don’t like about these platforms, as well as their preference for the traditional theatrical experience.
The Board hosted the thirteenth annual ReelStories Film Festival on Feb. 4, screening seven student-made short films. “Nai Nai,” “Mushroom Pizza,” and “Finding Empathy: A Glimpse Into the Life of a Paralyzed Surfer” were the standouts of the night.
After missing a typical summer film season in 2020, studios and audiences alike looked forward to this summer’s lineup of new releases. With a variety of films premiering to varying degrees of success, this summer signified the return of the in-person theater experience.
Film awards season is here and one of the most talked-about films is “Nomadland,” directed by Chloé Zhao. Academy Award winner Frances McDormand plays Fern, a woman who loses her house and her family and decides to start a journey to the western United States, living as a modern nomad in her van.
Jackie Robinson Day, April 15, commemorates Robinson’s prominent role as one of the first Black baseball players to play in Major League Baseball. The biographical film “42” captures Robinson’s first season in the MLB.
Chris Evans’ directorial debut “Before We Go” is a heartfelt rom-com that tells the story of two people who meet because of conflicts in their lives but ultimately go through an adventure that proves to be life-changing. Go see the chemistry between Chris Evans and Alice Eve in this beautiful film.
Minimalists Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus are back with a new documentary called “The Minimalists: Less is Now,” which explores their passionate reason for their change in lifestyle. However, some may feel that this documentary might be less life-changing and more tiresome to watch.
Kathryn Newton from “Big Little Lies” and Kyle Allen from “The Path” star in a teen romance, “The Map of Tiny Perfect Things,” which will release Feb. 12, on Amazon Prime Video. The film shows the audience a different take on the popular “time loop” storyline.