by Haley GoetzIn the scope of cinematic history, there are only a few films that truly transcend time. Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight is one of those films. Telling the story of one man’s life in Miami, the plot follows along three distinctive points in his life. Coming at a time of great tension in the American … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: December 2016
Movie News Wrap-Up: Spider-Man, Disney’s B.O. Domination & More!
by Brett RogalskyHello and welcome to the first edition of Filmic’s weekly news summary hosted by yours truly, Brett Rogalsky. Each Saturday, we will post a quick round-up of the news in the world of film from the past week. Think John Oliver, but better. We’ll have a few sections that include general movie news, … Continue reading
by Haley GoetzBrazil is widely and rightly considered to be a faithful homage to George Orwell’s seminal novel, 1984. The film, like the novel, tells the story of a lowly clerk in a large firm that is dedicated to the deletion of certain disruptive people in society. It speaks of oppression in an off-handed manner, … Continue reading
Over the Edge
by Paige Conley The edge of popping the pimple, even though the dermatologist said not to touch my acne Wait it out. Wait everything out. It will get better is what they tell me. The edge of “hitting you with my car in the school parking lot.” The edge of “do I pretend I need … Continue reading
by Haley GoetzIra Sachs’s Little Men runs like a visual play. It’s comparable to Roman Polanski’s 2011 film Carnage, which is a look into the loves of coddling urban parents. In Little Men, however, we see the flipside of that. The film examines the lives of coddled urban children — in particular, two young men: … Continue reading