Currently Browsing: October 29, 2015

THE ARMOR OF LIGHT

Directed by Abigail Disney and Kathleen Hughes, The Armor of Light is a fine documentary shedding light on gun violence. Utilizing a unique approach, the film follows a highly conservative Evangelical minister as he struggles with his feelings on gun violence, which are very much against those of his peers. (JEP: 3/5) Review by Contributing […]

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INDIA’S DAUGHTER

Leslee Udwin’s documentary India’s Daughter tells the heart-wrenching story of the rape and murder of an innocent 23-year-old woman. Through haunting reenactments and informative talking heads, the film takes a closer look at the attitudes and sickening behavior towards females in India. (BKP: 4.5/5) Review by Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky India’s Daughter, part of […]

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MAKING ROUNDS

Making Rounds follows cardiologists Valentin Fuster and Herschel Sklaroff as they visit patients at bedside, showing young doctors how to diagnose patients’ illnesses simply by listening to them. Fuster and Sklaroff are working to utilize these techniques to combat doctors’ common habits of resorting to expensive, technologically-advanced tests, which can often be inaccurate. One of […]

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SCOUTS GUIDE TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE

Surpassing any and all expectations, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse is a clever, witty and fun adventure, making a complete mockery of the “zombie” genre and the cliches of today’s blockbuster films. Reminiscent of old-school adventures like The Goonies or Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, the R-rated Scouts Guide is one of the funniest, […]

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SEX, DEATH & BOWLING

Written and directed by Ally Walker, Sex, Death and Bowling follows a young boy as he struggles with his views on the afterlife and what it all means for his terminally ill father. When his estranged uncle returns home, the family is able to mend some of their broken ties when a bowling tournament puts […]

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