Category: Film Diary

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?

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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.

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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

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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. 

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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. 

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