Honor Society Screens Movie on Indigenous Migration

Seattle University’s International Studies Honor Society, Sigma Iota Rho, gathered last week with community members to learn about and discuss the migration of indigenous people at a screening of the drama film “Ixcanul.” VIA FLICK.CO Olivia Mejia and Seth Walker are the president and vice-president of Sigma Iota Rho, The mission of Sigma Iota Rho […]

Critic’s Corner: “Alien: Covenant” Delivers on Suspense

The original “Alien” film was a sci-fi and horror staple that has remained in popular culture for several subsequent decades. Despite of the commercial and critical success of the first two films, the franchise has experienced its fair share of failures, as “Alien 3” and “Alien: Resurrection” both suffered from over-involvement on the part of […]

Critic’s Corner: “Colossal” Differs from Expectations

Kaiju, a popular Japanese film genre, typically features a giant monster attacking a city (think Godzilla and King Kong). Earlier this month, director Ignacio “Nacho” Vigalondo’s latest film Colossal starring Anne Hathaway put a fresh face on this straightforward science fiction concept, straying away from the action and gore of its predecessors. VIA TOY FIGHT […]

Shedding Light on Minorities

Whether or not you consider yourself involved in media, there is a high chance that you have been involved in a conversation about it. In film, controversial releases like “Ghost in the Shell” and “The Great Wall” have driven conversations on whitewashing, while Oscar-winner “Moonlight” was almost not awarded. CECI ESTALA • THE SPECTATOR Meanwhile […]

“Life” Reminds Us Why We Should Be Scared of Space

There is a recent Hollywood trend of setting a cast of characters in outer space and have things go terribly wrong in a beautiful symphony of worst-case-scenarios set in the final frontier. This concept is barely original, dating back to films like “2001: A Space Odyssey”, and 2014 and 2013 blockbusters, “Interstellar” and “Gravity”. COURTESY […]

Critic’s Corner: “Song to Song” Too Philosophical

If you haven’t had a two-hour long existential crisis lately, get to the theater and see “Song to Song.” Like the typical Terrence Malick film, “Song to Song” gives audiences an elaborate look into the human mind and soul through philosophical lines, symbolism and deliberately mapped out scenes. VIA THEPLAYLIST.NET Considering the intricacy of the […]

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