Review: Tim Timmerman, Hope of America

By Kyle Woolridge Tim Timmerman, Hope of America gave me hope for amusement. It gave me hope for a fun, light-hearted look at high school culture that isn’t afraid to make fun of itself. I hoped for a comedy that was actually funny and didn’t fall prey to clichés. Unfortunately, that is not what I got. Let me start with what this movie does well. The … Continue reading Review: Tim Timmerman, Hope of America

Review: Pushing Dead

By Brandon Kratkoczki It’s often said that tragedy is the greatest source of comedy. This can be somewhat applied to Pushing Dead, though that’s not to say that this film laughs in the face of HIV/AIDS.  The film depicts people who don’t know how to do anything but laugh; they have no other coping method to help them get through the incredibly difficult situation that … Continue reading Review: Pushing Dead

Review: The Book of Love

By Brandon Kratkoczki The Book of Love is, more than any other descriptor that could be applied to a film, an indie film. Not just in the sense that it was independently produced by a smaller studio and its handy people; no, faithful readers, this is an indie movie with a capital I. A troubled, stone-faced white guy with an eccentric career, who had a quirky … Continue reading Review: The Book of Love

Review: Marie’s Story

By: Lydia Lucas One of the biggest reasons why I will always support independent films is because independent films do not get made because a company wants to make money. They get made because somebody thought it was a good story. Because of this, you’re average independent film is almost always a step above the average blockbuster film in terms of artistic vision. Marie’s Story … Continue reading Review: Marie’s Story

Review: Frame by Frame

By: Amber Friedenfelds Photojournalism has never been so important, yet so incredibly difficult. Since the regime of the Taliban in Afghanistan has lifted in recent years, media outlets have finally been able to exercise their freedom of speech. However, it has not been easy. Frame by Frame, a feature length documentary directed by Alexandria Bombach and Mo Scarpelli, follows four Afghan photojournalists as they face … Continue reading Review: Frame by Frame