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Favorites of the Year

By Ben Eisen, Editorial Staff Head   Favorite Female-Directed Show: Olive Kitteridge “It baffles me, this world. I don’t want to leave it yet.” So closes HBO’s incredible four-hour miniseries that proved more vital, moving, and human than anything else I saw this year. The cast is pitch perfect, the direction empathic in its pacing, […]


Now Playing: Jennifer Kent’s ‘The Babadook’

Alexander Hunter, Editorial Staff Writer Now playing is the theatrical release of Australian filmmaker Jennifer Kent’s first feature film, The Babadook. The film made a splash at this year’s Sundance and has received widespread critical acclaim, leading it to become one of the most talked-about horror films of the year. ”I’ve never seen a more terrifying […]


Finally, the Emergence of Female Superheroes

Kevin Park, Editorial Staff Writer Since both Disney/Marvel and Warner Brothers revealed their massive slate of superhero films that will last them until 2019, the demand for a female-driven superhero movie has only gotten louder. Currently Warner Bros. is planning to introduce Wonder Woman (played by Gal Gadot) in 2016’s Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of […]