Netflix: A new, major disruptor of the movie industry

Netflix’s strategy of promotion and release all in a few hours is a stark difference from the industry standard.

Alana Raper | Contributing Writer

‘A Ghost Story’: The film that keeps asking questions

Director David Lowery’s film is breathtakingly original, philosophically insightful and both infinitesimal and infinite. It shook me deeply.

Pranaya Pahwa | Staff Writer

‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ is good?

Nobody asked for another Jumanji movie. Yet, somehow, it was good? Journey into the Kevin Heart of Darkness.

Pranaya Pahwa | Contributing Writer

Netflix secretly made three of the best films of 2017

“Okja,” “Meyerowitz Stories,” and “Mudbound” may not be “The Last Jedi” or “Lady Bird,” but boy are they accessible gems courtesy of Netflix.

Pranaya Pahwa | Contributing Writer

Exploring intricacy in Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Phantom Thread’

Each line of dialogue and shot are both impactful and brilliantly crafted. The film will stay with you long after the credits roll.

Pranaya Pahwa | Contributing Writer

Untold stories: Greta Gerwig on Sacramento and female relationships

For a number of student journalists across the country, these words opened the chance to ask anything of one of the most up-and-coming directors of 2017, Greta Gerwig. Gerwig, writer and director of “Lady Bird,” answered questions about her directorial debut, her inspiration and her process during a student conference call Thursday, Nov. 30.

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What to watch in theaters this Thanksgiving break

“Coco,” “Wonder” and “Bad Moms Christmas” headline a collection of Thanksgiving movies to attend while you’re home.

Ali Gold | Senior Cadenza Editor

Chris Bernardi: From WU pre-med to Pixar studios

Chris Bernardi is sets supervisor for “Coco” and has worked on Pixar classics such as “Finding Nemo,” “WALL-E” and “Inside Out.” 30 years ago, he was taking biology classes at Wash. U.

Ali Gold | Senior Cadenza Editor

Waking the sleeping giant: the people behind the candidate

“Waking the Sleeping Giant: The Making of a Political Revolution,” which premiered at the St. Louis International Film Fest Nov. 11, explores the 2016 election through a structure that elevates the voice of underrepresented Americans—the not-so-silent majority whose anger and passion both fueled and doomed Bernie Sanders’ grassroots campaign.

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‘Gabe’: On exploring newfound meaning in life

What do you do when you’re handed 25 more years of extra time? How do you plan for something you never expected to live to experience?

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