We’re all probably watching a lot more movies and shows in social isolation. Here’s the kinds of things we’ve been catching up on, or going back to for comfort. And what we’re looking forward to seeing more of. Continue reading What We’re Watching While Social Distancing
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy—maybe Jack should have tried watching a movie. As we’re all confined to the comfort of our homes, we’re turning to movies to get a little more comfy. But, there are so many to choose from. Lucky for you, we’re bringing you a bracket of all our top choices.
Partake in the movie madness by voting daily on our Instagram polls for your favorites. Only one can rule them all! Continue reading Comfort Movies Bracket and Coral Gables Art Cinema Giveaway
Do you think Bradley Cooper deserved a Best Director nomination for his directorial debut in 2018’s poignant retelling of A Star is Born? Were you shocked to see Willem Dafoe’s absence in this year’s Best Actor category after his horrifyingly brilliant performance in The Lighthouse? Oscar nominations and wins can often leave us scratching our heads, but just how are contenders chosen – and by whom? Continue reading Who Are “They?”–How Oscars Nominations and Voting Work
The Oscars nominations have been out for 2 weeks now and I am still upset. Almost everywhere you look, there is some kind of discussion going on around the lack of equality and diversity paired with calls to fix it. This year’s biggest award show in the film industry is no exception.
The Oscars have come under fire for their lack of diversity on numerous occasions, and soon after the 2020 Nominations were released, the Academy Awards made headlines for all the wrong reasons once again. This year’s nominations seem to be part two of the #OscarsSoWhite fiasco in 2015, with nearly all of the nominations being given to white, male-led, male-directed, and male-focused films.
Continue reading The Oscars Know They’re So White and Don’t Really Care
This decade has been an interesting one to say the least. We have seen some of the best horror films in recent memory, the rise of very promising directors, the artistic decline of the Fast and Furious franchise, and the conclusion of the Star Wars series. We have comprised a list of our favorite films of the last 10 years and we are excited to see what the next decade has in store.
Continue reading Our Top Picks of the Decade
Good morning, and in case I don’t see ya: Good afternoon, good evening, and good night! -Truman (Jim Carrey), The Truman Show
Continue reading Farewell From the Fall 2019 Film Studies Interns
The second Panther Film Festival is tomorrow! On Thursday, April 18, 2019, join us in GC 140 at 7:00 PM to see the outstanding creativity of FIU’s student filmmaker community (Doors open at 6:00 PM)! Food and drinks will be available on a first come first serve basis! Celebrate the great cinematic work of FIUs student body with us!