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Composition of Cult Films

Composition of Cult Films

Rebecca Rieckmann, Student Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under Film, Magazines

Midnight showings, peculiar traditions, endless film references . . . cult cinema has retained these same practices over the years it has existed. It brings people together and connects them with both showings and debates. Yet the definition of what makes a cult film is unclear. The wide variety of fi...

Editor’s Letter

Rebecca Rieckmann, Student Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under Film, Magazines

Dear Reader: Cinema has been my passion for a long time. Many would use the term “Film Buff” to describe me, since I am constantly watching movies, and when I am not, I am looking for more. I plan on pursing film management in my future. The first movies that built this interest for me were La...

The Importance of Film Ratings

The Importance of Film Ratings

Rebecca Rieckmann, Student Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under Film, Magazines

The birth of cinema in the late 1880s created a new issue for every government - how would films be regulated? Film ratings began as a necessary and strict procedure, and over time has morphed into something more complicated and secretive, while allowing filmmakers to create what they want. This has...

The Imminent Death of Cinema

The Imminent Death of Cinema

Rebecca Rieckmann, Student Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under Film, Magazines

Watching movies has never been easier. Streaming services like Netflix, who started distributing movies in 1998, have evolved into tremendous companies that allow anyone to view movies from anywhere, at any time, for a set price per month (“Netflix, Inc. History”). Instead of going out to the the...

Glossary

Rebecca Rieckmann, Student Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under Film, Magazines

taxonomy - noun the science or technique of classification. She studied the taxonomy of multiple species in South America. anatomy - noun a study of the structure or internal workings of something. The anatomy of a frog is very simplistic. genre - noun a category of artistic ...

Glossary

Glossary

May 22, 2017
Filed under Film, Travel

Endemic (adjective) belonging or native to a particular people or country Say yes when someone asks to go skydiving, bull riding, hiking, or to try new, endemic cuisine. Disparate (adjective) containing or made up of fundamentally different and often incongruous elements While on vacat...

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