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American audiences should consider foreign movies when choosing what to watch

American audiences should consider foreign movies when choosing what to watch

Christian Ledbetter January 23, 2020

The Oscars will air on Feb. 9, and with the awards program comes the arguments of which films should win and lose. Critics have often accused the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, which votes...

Watching in Horror: As Halloween approaches, new horror films hit theaters; IB film teacher, students explain how genre stays relevant

Watching in Horror: As Halloween approaches, new horror films hit theaters; IB film teacher, students explain how genre stays relevant

Isabella White, Jesse Cooper October 25, 2018

The first horror film on record is “Le Manoir du Diable,” created in 1896, according to IMDb. Since that time, horror movies have gripped audiences, forcing them to the edge of their seats. These films...

Students, teachers discuss the ethics  behind films based on historical events

Students, teachers discuss the ethics behind films based on historical events

Misha Rekhter, Reporter February 23, 2017

A slew of movies with plots revolving around true historical events have flooded movie theaters in the past few years. These movies divulge into two distinct categories. One category centers around recent...

New film highlights students under pressure

New film highlights students under pressure

feature September 14, 2011

To say that senior Sarah Bennett is busy is an understatement. She enrolls herself in the most challenging courses this school offers and crams her schedule with extracurricular activities, including GKOM,...

5 Most Visually Effective Films in Recent Memory

acumen September 16, 2009

By Sam Watermeier <[email protected]> The Bourne Ultimatum.” “Quantum of Solace.” These films are (in)famous for their frenetic camera work.  Their styles are intended to give the...

Top Five War Films

acumen October 3, 2008

By Sam Watermeier <[email protected]> Iraq war films are failing at the box office. “In the Valley of Elah,” “Redacted” and the underrated “Lions for Lambs” to name a few, drew...

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