Starting this September, every month A Place for Film will bring you a selection of films from our group of regular bloggers. Even though these films aren’t currently being screened at the IU Cinema, this series will reflect the varied programming that can be found at the Cinema, as well as demonstrating the eclectic tastes of… Read more »
There’s a quote that has resonated with me after reading it a few years ago. While I can no longer find the source or the exact wording, the gist has always stuck with me. It’s about how we perceive cinematic depictions of powerful women versus how we perceive the same for men. It goes something… Read more »
*SPOILER ALERT* *If you have never seen Ridley Scott’s 1979 film Alien, beware of spoilers ahead.* Many science fiction films or television shows push the frontier logic—so many are, after all, about “space, the final frontier” and man’s ability to conquer it, or be conquered by it. Although space is often, in these cases, where we… Read more »
A Place For Film’s blogging team is swirling with excitement in anticipation of Ana Lily Amirpour’s impending visit to IU Cinema.
Sequels are notoriously hard to make. In 2016 alone we have had movies like Zoolander 2, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, and Blair Witch come and go without making a dent with the audience, with critics, or with the box office. This isn’t a modern… Read more »
“I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human.” David Bowie 1983 was a pretty good year to be a Bowie fan. It was the year Let’s Dance came out and brought Bowie unprecedented levels of commercial success and mainstream acceptance. For those of his fans who worried that he was selling… Read more »