Movie Review: I, Tonya

By Ceara Kelly, Contributor [Clubhouse; 2017] Rating: 8.5/10 It’s hard to even know where to start when discussing a movie like I, Tonya. With phenomenal acting, amazingly accurate costumes and an impossibly perfect soundtrack, flaws are near impossible to find. Three Oscar nominations only further prove that I, Tonya is easily one of the best…

Movie Review: Winchester

By Ceara Kelly, Contributor [Blacklab; 2018] Rating: 3.5/10 The real story of the Winchester house is a fascinating one that promised an equally compelling and thrilling movie. Unfortunately, Winchester fails to live up to any of those expectations, despite having the star power of Helen Mirren. The poorly lit set managed to snuff out even her talents,…

Movie Review: Call Me By Your Name

By Maria Lubanovic, Staff Writer [Sony Pictures Classics; 2018] Rating: 7/10 Are you ready for cycling, smoking, subtitles and sex with a literal fruit? Call Me By Your Name, based on the book by the same name, includes all of these underneath a relationship between 17-year old Elio (Timothée Chalamet) and 24-year old Oliver (Armie…

Group Feature: Our Favorite Spooky Tunes

Jon Fuchs, Music Director: The Fog by John Carpenter There’s no denying that John Carpenter is one of the masters of horror (just look at his own Twitter handle). He’s also an underrated pioneer of both film scores and the electronic genre as a whole, with several excellent horror film scores under his belt, from…

Film Recap: Drop Your Shorts – October 22, 2017

Maria Lubanovic, Staff Writer Drop Your Shorts is Athens’s short film festival where filmmakers of all ages and backgrounds show their films on the big screen. This year, the Athena Cinema displayed 22 short films covering everything from aliens to comedy to depression. Some were meant to be funny, some were a commentary on our…

A Week in Review: The Athens International Film & Video Festival

By Justin Cudahy, Staff Writer For the 44th year, The Athens International Film & Video Festival made its return to The Athena this past week, showcasing some of the best films and shorts from all over the globe. With over 230 entries across 40 different countries, moviegoers were given the opportunity to not only enjoy,…