Reflections on Affleck’s “Air”

When I first watched the trailer of Ben Affleck’s most recent film, “Air” (2023), I thought that my first screening would involve several sittings on my laptop. I couldn’t imagine myself, an increasingly jaded and lazy second-semester senior, actually venturing out to

Bryn Mawr’s Algorithmic Theater Blends Performance and Tech

I attended the last scheduled performance of Bryn Mawr’s Performing Arts Series “Yesterday Tomorrow,” an hour-long show that was part of their “Algorithmic Theater,” in which algorithms produce a unique show every night. It was Friday night, Sept. 17, 2022, and I

Killing Yourself: The Final Girl in Ti West’s ‘X’

Spoilers ahead! X (2022) is a horror film of the slasher variety directed by Ti West and distributed by A24. Taking heavy inspiration from several of its predecessors like Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) and Psycho (1960), X situates itself in an

The Fallout: Exploring Grief

The Fallout (2022) dir. Megan Park Starring Jenna Ortega; Maddie Ziegler; Niles Fitch; Julie Bowen Released for streaming on HBO Max on Jan. 27, directed and written by actress Megan Park (The Secret Life of the American Teenager, What If), and featuring

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