Guest post by Alex Armijos and Hannah Boomershine. Themester interns Alex Armijos and Hannah Boomershine had a conversation with Alex Lichtenstein, a professor of history at IU. They discussed the social context of the landmark case Loving v. Virginia, which inspired the 2016 Oscar-nominated film, Loving. Lichtenstein’s work examines the intersection of labor history and… Read more »
Tag: International Arthouse
Russian film director Andrei Tarkovsky is known for his enigmatic films. Though his filmography is brief – in part due to political constraints in the former Soviet Union – he left an indelible mark on the art of cinema.
I love being from Indiana. That’s not necessarily a popular opinion, but the fact is I enjoy my Midwestern roots. I think that’s why I find it so exciting when TV shows like Parks and Recreation and The Middle and various films decide to set their stories in my home state. Two prime examples are… Read more »
Welcome to Score Keeping, a feature where I l dive into overlooked and highly praised songs, scores and soundtracks that accompany great films. Please press play. Let’s go back. The year is 1975 and relatively unknown actor Sylvester Stallone has just finished writing the first draft of Rocky in three days. He was inspired by… Read more »
There is going to be a National Theatre Live broadcast of both parts of Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes on August 5th and 12th at the IU Cinema. A recent rumor suggested that the current production in London might come to the Walter Kerr Theater in New York City for Broadway’s… Read more »
“There was a presence… I felt something I just can’t tell… it was too far.” ― Kristen Stewart as Maureen in Personal Shopper, 2016 Olivier Assayas’s 2016 film is stuck between its identity as an art film and a genre film. These distinctions are organized, with some inelegant neatness, around the dual life of Kristen Stewart’s… Read more »