‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Trailer

By Erica Faunce As part of a deal between HBO and IMAX, the last two episodes of Game of Thrones season four were shown on the big-big screen in theaters this week. Also premiering was an exclusive trailer for the coming season, which was leaked online. Set to an eerie, funeral dirge version of David Bowie’s “Heroes,” the trailer gave audiences a look at favorite … Continue reading ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Trailer

‘Doctor Who’ Season Finale

By Erica Faunce   Steven Moffat, current head writer for the BBC serial Doctor Who, has always had a certain tendency to confuse his audience beyond belief, and never quite un-confusing them. Many critics have determined this to be his fatal flaw. However, the Series 8 finale episodes, titled “Dark Water” and “Death in Heaven,” actually answer more questions than they pose.     Although certain plot devices, such … Continue reading ‘Doctor Who’ Season Finale

Heartland of Indianapolis

By Erica Faunce The Heartland Film Festival kicked off this past Thursday at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, presenting the first of over 300 screenings of around 100 different films. These films will grace the screens of several theaters in the Indianapolis area for the next week, showcasing their perspective-shifting, transformative messages. Since 1991, Heartland has influenced the state of Indiana with programs promoting independent … Continue reading Heartland of Indianapolis

Doctor Who Series 8: Changes and Progressions

By Erica Faunce It’s been more than a year since Peter Capaldi was announced as the Twelfth Doctor in the beloved British sci-fi series Doctor Who, and fans now have six entire episodes filled with fine Scottish banter and threatening eyebrows. Capaldi, an Oscar-winning writer as well as a brilliant comedy actor, has very different ideas for this incarnation of the Doctor compared to the last … Continue reading Doctor Who Series 8: Changes and Progressions

Red Band Society Review: “Pilot”

By Erica Faunce Ever since John Hughes popularized teen drama with films like The Breakfast Club, the genre has branched out and grown like an angsty, hormonal tree. The latest form of teen drama is dubbed “dramedy,” a mixture of hysterics and heartbreaks meant to evoke a spectrum of emotion. With the recent success of films such as The Perks of Being A Wallflower and The … Continue reading Red Band Society Review: “Pilot”