Critic’s Corner: Inferno and Insecure

Inferno “Humanity is the disease, inferno is the cure,” is one of the first lines spoken in Inferno, the latest installment in the Da Vinci Code films. The film series is based on novels by Dan Brown and this movie, although thrilling and fast- paced, has absolutely no depth and is incredibly predictable. The story […]

Critic’s Corner: The White Helmets, The Siege at Jadotville

This week Critic’s Corner looks at two films that provide historical accounts of humanitarian and military events. Via Netflix The White Helmets At just 40 minutes, the documentary “The White Helmets,” directed by Orlando von Einsiedel, is a quick, yet informative peek into the lives of the volunteer members of the Syrian Civil Defense. The Syrian […]

Critic’s Corner: “Made in France”

As the world grapples with the aftershock and fear of terrorist attacks on numerous cities, director Nicolas Boukhrief shines light on young extremists who join the forces of a jihadist group in the French film “Made in France”. Boukhrief dares to encompass an incredibly complex and sensitive subject into 89 minutes of suspenseful cinema, and […]

Snowden: A Mediocre Production Featuring Talented Actors

Snowden chronicles the life, decisions, and mystery of former American CIA operative, Edward Snowden, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. In this movie, Director Oliver Stone tells this complicated story through a series of flashbacks, and flash-forwards. Courtesy of Google Images When watching Snowden, there are two different movies within the one. Clocking in at a lengthy […]

Hot Summer Movies for Hot Summer Nights

Summer might be time for fun in the sun, tanning on the beach and trips to Hawaii, but it’s also time for some of the biggest and best movies of the year. This handy guide will help you pick the right movies to spend your time and money on this summer. “Finding Dory”—June 17 Photo […]

“Angry Birds” Can’t Take Flight

“Angry Birds” stopped being culturally relevant about three years ago. I just want to make that clear, because I haven’t heard anybody talk about it since around 2012 when Candy Crush took over people’s lives. Since it’s arrival in December of 2009, “Angry Birds” has gone from that game you played on the toilet, to […]

Movie of the Week: In Bruges

On a random summer morning back in 2008, I was scoping out Blockbuster (at a time when I was still taking it for granted) hoping to find a good new movie to watch. As I was strolling around the perimeter of the store glancing at the new releases, my eyes caught an unknown title starring […]

Seattle University Students Represent at Local Film Festival

Before the doors opened at the Seattle College and University Film Festival (SCUFF) over the weekend, University of Washington graduate and festival creator Will Cadra paced along a busy line of patrons. His event was sure to be packed. SCUFF had its first ever film-screening event this weekend, showing off student films from around Seattle. […]

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