Auteurship gives dull cinema style, flair

With a slew of remakes and sequels dominating theaters, modern cinema is seemingly devoid of originality. Many films could escape this fate, but they lack the creative drive necessary for a unique voice — they lack auteurship. The auteur theory suggests that a film’s originality, in large part, stems from the director, the driving creative […]

Culture controls cinema

Foreign films offer students an interesting snapshot of various cultures, many present at USC.

A golden year for cinematic excellence

You might not be aware, dear reader, but we are in the midst of a good ol’ knock out of a movie year. Not since 2007 — the year of There Will Be Blood, No Country For Old Men and Juno — has the silver screen shone so bright. Yes, there was something magical in […]