Current Events and the Big Screen: ‘Rosewater’ and the Arab Spring

By Haley Houseman. Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show encourages us to take our current events with both seriousness and levity, but […]

Gone Girl: What’s Lost in Translation and Does it Matter?

By Wesley Sharer When I think of my wife I always think of her head. I picture cracking her lovely […]

The Adaption Comes Full Circle: The True Story of Philomena’s Lost Child

By Jessica Monk Ultimately the tragedy of the movie and its redemption turn out to be one and the same: […]

Fact vs. Fiction: The Wonderful World of Saving Mr. Banks

By Loretta Donelan While watching Saving Mr. Banks, it’s hard not to wonder what the real P.L. Travers would think […]

The Book Thief and the Power of Storytelling

By Alyssa Smith The film adaptation of Markus Zusak’s 2005 bestselling novel was directed by Brian Percival and released in […]

The Counselor: Cormac McCarthy as Screenwriter and Why it Works

By Amanda Festa Based on the trailer alone, The Counselor was a movie that my dad and I could agree […]

Anatomy of The Great Gatsby: Literary Traveler takes on Luhrmann

When it came time for someone to review the latest film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, we could not delegate […]

Beauty in Madness: Lessons from the Silver Linings Playbook

By Amanda Festa The Mad Hatter:  Have I gone mad? Alice:  I’m afraid so. You’re entirely bonkers.  But I’ll tell […]