The Card Counter is a Disappointing Entry in a Genius’s Filmography – SXU Student Media

Few screenwriters influenced the New Hollywood movement more than Paul Schrader. The writer of Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, and Mishima helped bridge the gap between Hollywood and European cinema. With all this in mind, I was looking forward to watching his latest film, The Card Counter. Boasting Martin Scorsese as executive producer and Oscar Isaac … Read more

REAL LEATHER. STAY DIFFERENT. The campaign features the winner of the student design contest

– REAL LEATHER. STAY DIFFERENT. The campaign features the winner of the inaugural international student design competition: Emily Omesi from FIT, NYC LONDON, Oct. 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Inaugural Contest Winner Announced Real Leather. Stay Different. International Student Design Competition, in association with ArtsThread magazine and Rollacoaster – and funded through the Leather … Read more

‘Malignant’ is a Morbidly Fresh Horror Film – SXU Student Media

James Wan’s Malignant has been one of the most refreshing horror films of the year. I genuinely enjoyed it and recommend all horror fanatics to watch! With Wan’s Malignant being morbidly unique in the horror genre, it’s keeping the horror-franchise alive. This year, and in upcoming years, we have more and more remakes and reboots … Read more

Student who paid thousands for education benefits from free training as Polk State Metallica Scholar

Posted on Friday, September 24, 2021 by Polk Newsroom Hillary Castillo paid nearly $38,000 for her former education and training when the expense became too much and caused her to drop out of school. Today, she is on a fast track to a high-paying, rewarding career in machining as a Polk State Metallica Scholar and … Read more

‘Candyman’ is a Beautiful Yet Lacking Film – SXU Student Media

Nia DaCosta’s 2021 reboot-sequel of the iconic horror film ‘Candyman’ is a beautiful, yet lacking film. Two things that keep it from really being a phenomenal film, is that the horror is overshadowed by the oversaturated message of addressing gentrification, and the writing does not tell a consistent, flowing story. The focus seems more on … Read more

Student Artists Showcase Pieces Reflecting on the Painful Reality of Generational Trauma

Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions, HBCU Buzz, and Universal Pictures commissioned six HBCU student artists to create murals based on Monkeypaw’s latest film production, “Candyman.” Students were given one week to complete a painting that encouraged discussions surrounding Black people’s art which is often inspired by painful realities. The movie was released on Aug. 27 by … Read more

The Gotham, Focus Features, Jet Blue and Westridge Foundation Premiere Student Shorts Online and In the Air

Four winners of the 2020-21 Student Short Film Showcase award, a collaboration between The Gotham, Focus Features, Jet Blue and the Westridge Foundation, are now streaming on Focus Features’s digital platforms as well as in the air on JetBlue’s inflight entertainment systems. The films were chosen from the submissions of 16 film schools and represent … Read more