Underneath the powerful pulse of pop hits playing, the thundering stomp of combat boots, and the crisp clap of tap shoes, the only other noise in the Greene Theater last Saturday night was “YAS WERK!”—the distinct battlecry of dancing superheroes and daunting supervillians.
As two test subjects, Jake and Mika, wait to try an experimental drug, they start to connect with one another. Under the influence, the medicine exposes the characters’ true emotions, and they begin to build an affectionate and authentic relationship.
Meyerhoff, a Student Academy Award nominee, is the founder of Film Fatales, a collective of women filmmakers from all around the world who get together to mentor each other, collaborate on projects, and build a community.
Of the approximately 230 pictures that opened in limited or wide release in 2015, only 25 were directed by women. That's about 11 percent.
The event brought together women working behind the camera and future filmmakers to discuss gender in the industry.
When it comes at the cost of more in-depth reviewing, it is hard to not view grading systems as a symptom of the Internet's shorter attention span.
Last Monday night, the Bright Family Screening Room hosted a free advanced showing of "Spotlight" for the Emerson community. The biopic follows a team of four investigative journalists who shined a light on the sexual abuse of minors by the Catholic Church in Boston.
“Legally Blonde: The Musical,” based on the popular 2001 movie of the same name, tells the story of a sorority sister who spurns her stereotype. Last weekend, Emerson’s Musical Theatre Society adapted the original Broadway production for the Semel Theater.
“I’d probably describe it as the most messed up coming-of-age story you could possibly imagine, revolving around a boy who’s on the verge of growing up,” Acorn said.
The first edition of the body-positive zine was released earlier this month, featuring various student submissions of poetry, prose, and photography.
Each post highlights a different neighborhood or locale, and the models’ outfits reflect the nature of their particular surroundings. Initially, the two New York City natives focused on areas in their hometown, like Williamsburg, the Meatpacking District, and Central Park.
The scores of scary movies, perhaps more than in any other genre, are all reminders of how crucial the relationship between imagery and music is. These compositions are eclectic, intricate, and intense; without them the terrors on screen would fall flat.
Behind the cozy backdrop is a story about a murderer’s pursuit of a new beginning, a deserter’s quest for forgiveness, and a mother’s struggle to mend a broken relationship.
Hosted by the school of the arts at Emerson, the temporary Fort Point exhibition included over 20 videos at 12 simultaneous stations, with most projecting onto screens and the brick walls of nearby condominiums. One small work found its home on a mailbox; another on an enormous black balloon.
In a nod to the past and a jab at pop culture, Dylan Klymenko illustrated a parody book series by author Dan Zevin that depicts questionably matured characters in four books: “Little Miss Overshare,” “Little Miss Basic,” “Mr. Humblebrag,” and “Mr. Selfie.”