In the wake of The Dark Knight Trilogy & DCEU, Sophie distills what director Matt Reeve’s new interpretation of The The World’s Greatest Detective really brings to the table.
Category: Film Diary
Film Diary: The Batman
Film Diary: The Criminal Mind of Carol
Madysen dives deeper into the visual imagery, and artistry of Todd Hayne’s Carol (2015), reflecting on its implications for queer and sapphic media as a whole.
The Conjuring Series: A Retrospective
With Halloween just around the corner Olivia examines the ghostly legacy of The Conjuring franchise, critiquing its latest installment and considering what’s made the series so successful
Film Diary: We Need to Talk About Twilight
As the world gears up for Halloween Marina takes a look at an older tween series with fresh eyes, reflecting on the merits, flaws and consequences of the Twilight Saga. Who said Y.A. romance films were dead?
Film Diary: The Case for Silent Films
In the latest installment of our Film Diary series, Sophie makes a case for the value of silent films in modern times & gives a few recommendations along the way.
Film Diary: Children of Men And Dystopia
In the third of installment of our Film Diary series, Olivia deconstructs Children of Men (2006), using its themes and visual imagery to discuss the role of dystopian stories in modern times
Film Diary: Apostle & The Tonal Imagery of Horror
In the second installment of our Film Diary series, Olivia uses Apostle (2018) as a vantage point for a deep dive into horror and fear, as well as how they intersect in media properties like film and video games.
Film Diary: Bad Education
In this first article of our new “Film Diary” series, Olivia takes a deep dive into the 2019 film Bad Education, exploring it from a filmmaking perspective and relating it to her own experiences as a Duke student. Spoiler warning for Bad Education.