FILMSOC BLOG

‘The Death of Dick Long’ Review

Angelos Angelidis reviews Daniel Scheinert's follow-up to Swiss Army Man.  Warning: this review contains descriptions of rape and bestiality.  Following…
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‘Eighth Grade’ Review

Editor KC Wingert tackles Bo Burnham's directorial debut to celebrate it's US anniversary.  Embarrassing crushes, burgeoning sexuality, bullying, and mall…
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Eight Shows to Watch This Summer

Editor-in-Chief Alex Dewing recommends eight shows that will keep you in the shade this summer. 1. Stranger Things Season 3…
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‘Booksmart’ Review

Alexandra Petrache reviews Olivia Wilde's anticipated directorial debut. Director Olivia Wilde does “coming of age” effortlessly and hilariously funny. Amy…
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FOMI: “It’s like being pregnant with a child”, an interview with Thomas Caulton

Emma Davis interviews Festival of the Moving Image 2019's producer Thomas Caulton. There hasn’t been a Festival of the Moving…
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‘Ponyboi’ Review

Angelos Angelidis reviews the intersex-directed and starring short film. Ponyboi is the result of a creative collaboration between co-director Sadé…
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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Review

Sam Hamilton tackles the mega pop culture extravaganza that is the concluding chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. WARNING: Spoilers…
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8 Reasons You Should Be Watching ‘Russian Doll’

Alex Dewing recaps the new original Netflix series. Only a few months into 2019, Netflix released the show Russian Doll…
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“I Had A World”: On Agnès Varda

Maria Düster remembers French New Wave icon Agnès Varda in a heartfelt elegy.  Arlette Varda was born to Greek and…
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‘After Life’ Review

Sam Hamilton reviews Ricky Gervais' heartfelt six-part character study.  How far can you push a punchline? What are the boundaries…
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