Rom-coms to warm your heart this winter break

Do you just want to spend four weeks cuddling up with a fuzzy blanket and some romantic comedies that will make you feel all the feels? You’re not alone, and winter break is the perfect time for that.

Jaden Satenstein | Staff Writer

Pranaya’s Picks: ‘Lord of the Rings’

The theatrical version of the trilogy lasts over nine hours but earns every minute. The rich story compels you to watch more, and the excellent performances and magnificent visuals make it impossible to look away.

Pranaya Pahwa | Film Editor

Pranaya’s Picks: ‘Office Space’

“Office Space”, directed by Mike Judge, is a satire on the modern workplace. It is not a great film, but it is thoroughly enjoyable.

Pranaya Pahwa | Film Editor

St. Louis International Film Festival opens today, runs through Nov. 11

The 27th annual St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) opens today, Nov. 1, and runs through Nov. 11. The festival shows film exclusives from around the world at venues around the St. Louis area, including Washington University and the Tivoli Theatre.

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Pranaya’s Picks: ‘First Man’

“First Man” explores an eventful and transformative decade in Neil Armstrong’s life. In 10 years, he advances from an engineer to a pilot to an astronaut, he loses his closest friends and he loses his daughter. At the end of the decade, he walks on the moon.

Pranaya Pahwa | Film Editor

‘A Star is Born’ burns bright on the silver screen

Though the film is titled, “A Star is Born,” it is the fiery burning out of a star that takes center stage.

Jaden Satenstein | Staff Writer

‘Netflix and Chills’: Spooky fall break picks

October is the month when goblins and ghouls crawl out of the woodwork, because it’s the month that signifies one thing and one thing only: Halloween.

Sabrina Spence | Staff Writer

Pranaya’s Picks: ‘Brick’

“Brick” succeeds in large part because watching this experiment unfold with reckless abandon is exhilarating.

Pranaya Pahwa | Film Editor

Campus Movie Fest showcases student short films

For those of us who aren’t in the movie loop, Campus Movie Fest is a week-long event which provides students with all the equipment required to create said film: microphones, cameras and even a laptop loaded with editing software. And on Sept. 26, these films premiered in Tisch Commons.

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Campus Movie Fest: The trials, triumphs and tears

CMF is as fun as it is stressful, heartbreaking and every emotion in between. Making a short film in a week is no small feat. Add Washington University’s hefty workload on top of that, and it’s practically heroic.

Gabrielle Gasser | Contributing Writer