An intense debate has broken out in the Maples locker room of the women’s volleyball team as to whether the numbered dial on the toaster corresponds to the toasting time (in minutes) or some enigmatic level of toastiness. The bagels spring back up, and the distraction means an official verdict is never reached. Each player finds a spot on a couch or the floor and the conversations turn from toasters to Oregon.
“Yesterday” is remarkable in its representation of an Indian man as the lead of a comedy movie, breaking the stereotype of the nerdy and socially unaware Indian tech worker.
For people who have been following the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the past few years, “Spider-Man: Far From Home” is a welcome break from the doom and gloom of the latest Avengers films.
The list includes contemporary films, World War II documentaries, ‘90s realist films, ‘60s political cinema, and even some silent film. Professor Pavle Levi said that he tries to pick films which will expose students to the richness of global cinema through their diversity.
Indulge me, dear readers, as I once again bring up adaptations, and stretch any semblance of theming present in “Reads” as I discuss “Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse.” For you see… Spiderman was originally a comic book… a comic BOOK. Granted, its contents will not be discussed in this article, and yes, I have never read…
During Wednesday’s 90-minute talk, the documentary producers discussed navigating non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and the Silicon Valley practice of “blacklisting” employees who spoke out against their employer.
On Monday night, Stanford Live hosted an evening show at Bing Concert Hall exploring collaborations between the artists Andy Warhol and Merce Cunningham. The multimedia showcase featured a film recording of Cunningham’s dance performance “RainForest” (1968) and an exhibition of Warhol’s art installation “Silver Clouds” (1966), which appeared in the dance film.
Like many girls, I watched many, many romantic comedies when I was younger. I drooled over the love, the heartbreak, the laughs and the happy endings. I wrote about it, I dreamt about it – finding my one true love. These films and novels shaped my view of marriage and romance. However, as I aged…