Story by Jacklyn Leo, 10th Grader at Lusher Charter School On August 2nd, the New Orleans 48 Hour Film Project held the first day of its 13th annual red carpet screenings in the Central Business District. The hall of the Solomon Victory Theater in the… Read More »The 48 Hour Film Project Comes to NOLA
Story by Hannah Darcey, junior at Mount Carmel Academy. It was the night of the Endymion parade. But five miles away from the bright colors, throws, and beads of Mardi Gras, David W. Hoover, theater director at the University of New Orleans, was building up… Read More »New Orleans Isn’t Known for Theater, But It’s Putting on Its Best Show
Ken Burns is a prominent name among documentarians and is best known for his masterful depiction of historical events in documentaries such as The Civil War and The Vietnam War. As he visited Tulane on March 29, he discussed an array of topics with history… Read More »Ken Burns and the importance of portraying history through film
By Jacklyn Leo, freshman at Lusher Charter School “FRENCH”, originally titled “Les Blue Blanc Rouge de Mes Cheveux” (translated to the ‘blue white and red of my hair’) is a beautifully made film with an excellently expressed message that resonates with a lot of people.… Read More »FRENCH Film: Teenager’s struggle with identity crosses borders
Have you ever been so in love that you imagined that that person was there with you or in dire need of your help? Have you ever experience a love, unfinished, quiet and forgettable yet unerasable? Rift, a foreign film, directed by Erlingur Óttar Thoroddsen,… Read More »Rift explores queer love on screen in unique way
Sick to Death! Review by Claire Dinwiddie In her fifth and latest feature film “Sick to Death!”, local film writer and producer Maggie Hadleigh-West exposes the struggles of hypothyroidism that have affected herself and millions of other individuals over the years. Hadleigh-West, who currently resides… Read More »“Sick to Death”: Local Filmmaker Brings Advocacy to N.O. Film Fest
The NEW It is unbelievably better than original “IT.” It’s rare for a remake of movie to out do the classic. Much applause is owed to Andrés Muschietti and the rest of the crew for doing an outstanding job because many aren’t able to do this.… Read More »Ctrl-Alt_Del : Rebooting IT Did the Trick
In the terrifying cringiness of the 2017 film It, director Andrés Muschietti shows that coulrophobia isn’t the only fear one needs to be afraid of for the ultimate scare. Andrés Muschietti uses Stephen King’s 1986 literary creation, Pennywise (the clown), as a manifestation of everyone’s… Read More »What’s Your Greatest Fear? IT is likely at the Broad Theater.