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The Darkness overtakes Paradise

By Alex Smallridge, Muse Staff Writer

There was darkness in paradise this weekend and it gave us a taste of forbidden fruit. It brought us the dripping sweetness of proper British glam rock 394 more words


The Flowers of War: a biased depiction of gruesome history

By Alex Smallridge, Muse staff

Yimou Zhang’s recent period epic, The Flowers of War, has gained international recognition with a Golden Globe nomination for “Best Foreign Film” and as the Chinese entry to “Best Foreign Film” category at the Oscars. 437 more words


The honesty of David Fincher: a look at The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By Features Staff Writer Alex Smallridge

Americans are known for remaking European films, and they are known for remaking them badly. However, David Fincher – with a Best Picture Golden Globe and a few cult classics under his belt – seems like someone who’d be able to pull off a remake of a worldwide phenomenon. 463 more words


San Francisco 48 Hour Film Project 2011

Stabbing My Jelly! kicked off the 2011 season competing in the San Francisco 48 Hour Film Project last weekend. Much of the old team returned along with some new faces: actors Taylor Myers and Michael Ring from NYU, and filmmaker Renée Safir from Emerson College.  48 more words