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The many faces of horror

October acts as our designated time to celebrate the things that unsettle us, and our nearby Enzian theatre welcomes in the month with its 13 Films of Halloween program. Matthew Curtis, the Enzian’s programming director, as well as English Professors [...]

October 26, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Discovering inner peace through film

For over a decade, the Global Peace Film Festival (GPFF) worked with Rollins to screen films on-campus that capture various current obstacles solutions to global peace. These screenings have always been free to all students. Aside from Rollins’ central position [...]

September 28, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Global Peace Film Festival, Movies

Why ‘Moonlight’ deserves attention—and why it does not

The only thing that could have possibly overshadowed Suicide Squad’s win for Best Makeup and Hairstyling at the 2017 Academy Awards was a shocking mix-up in the Best Picture category. When Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty prepared to read the [...]

March 9, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Movies

2017’s Oscar Predictions

The Oscars are just days away and Hollywood is divided. It’s La La Land, a brilliantly-created musical about white lovers in Hollywood, versus Moonlight, a polarizing drama tacking racial and sexual barriers. Over the past two years, not a single [...]

February 23, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Netflix offers questionable international horror films

With Hurricane Mathew and Fall Break behind us, and with Thanksgiving Break coming up, Netflix is on many Rollins students’ minds. Though the seasons do not bring drastic changes to the weather, most Floridians take the slightest drop in temperature [...]

October 20, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Opinion

“Blair Witch” sequel receives mixed reviews

Ever since I was little, I have always been a fan of horror movies. I used to fill my weekends by watching all of the classic horror films such as Scream, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Friday the 13th [...]

September 22, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Opinion

Boxing movie ‘Creed’ does not disappoint

In this age of reboots and remakes, I am happy to say that Creed is not only one of the best reboots of a franchise, but it also surpasses the typical constraints of a reboot and goes beyond to become [...]

December 3, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Steve Jobs film captivates audience, villainizes founder

The Danny Boyle film leaves viewers mesmerized and speculative regarding the complex and fascinating life of Steve Jobs.  Vicious, egotistical, and manipulative, yet brilliant, ambitious, and visionary, Steve Jobs was a complicated man. Directed by Danny Boyle and starring Michael [...]

October 30, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Movies

‘Bridge of Spies’ leaves audience disappointed

With grand cinematographic flare and epic orchestral music, Director Steven Spielberg returns to the screen with a Cold War film. Starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, and Alan Alda, Bridge of Spies tells the true story of insurance lawyer [...]

October 21, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Movies

GPFF: ‘Autism in Love’

L. O. V. E . When one combines these letters we create the term love. This emotion is expressed and embedded into our brains since the day we take our first breath. When falling in love, social interaction and communication [...]

October 20, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Global Peace Film Festival, Movies