Movies

Cinema is undoubtedly one of the most influential art forms that exist today. Films, documentaries, and almost any kind of audio-visual content released on any medium have the power to open up long-forgotten narratives and almost change the game. In the last decade, we have seen the start and continuation of many legacies- the franchise culture is not something new to Hollywood. Series such as...

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paper

Ever heard of a scientist writing short stories? – It is actually a rare case, next to impossible to find. Northeastern University, however, just found theirs. Scientist Vladimir Torchilin found his passion for writing, having written over 100 short stories and novellas in a span of 40 years. He primarily writes in Russian, which surprised his wife and him when some of his stories resembled...

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Murder in Mobile hits red carpet

2019’s official selection for The Roxbury International Film Festival, Murder in Mobile takes up the red carpet and will be featured in the international film festival. The film will be shown at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.   “We’re thrilled with the exposure that Murder in Mobile is receiving, spreading its message of resistance and restorative justice—potentially in many film festivals all over the world,”...

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Films

One of the latest trends in the film industry is the excess use of action scenes in their productions. The nature and the theme of something that results in a thrill and develops an exciting experience for the viewers is the new wave of production in films. Terrence Masson, executive professor of animation  at Northeastern University discussed these latest trends observed in films.   According to some...

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The American period comedy-drama, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, set in the 1950s, is based on the childhood memories of Amy Sherman-Palladino’s father. He was a stand-up comic in New York City. The series stands as an inspiration to female comics and recently won an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series. Meryl Prendergast who is a second-year student at Northeastern University’s Department of Theatre, explains how being on...

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Partners

It was in 2017 when Bonnie and Clyde celebrated its release’s 50th anniversary. It is, obviously, Hollywood’s one of the most transformative movies ever released. Nathan Blake, Northeastern University’s own film historian is quite intrigued by this movie. It stars Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, who are lovers in the times of the Great Depression. He believes that it has “established a new threshold for...

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pop-culture

According to a study conducted on Americans, around 70% of them are likely to binge-watch a series – maybe even two – in holidays. With the overflowing collection of sci-fi or alternate reality shows, people are also more likely to prefer Westworld, Stranger Things or Mr Robot. As said by The Atlantic, pop-culture might be having their own ‘metaphysical moment’. However, according to Nathan Blake,...

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