The Horizon

Film in the age of COVID-19

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 25, 2020

Fears surrounding coronavirus have deeply impacted nearly every facet of life, and the film industry is no exception. Like most forms of entertainment, the film industry heavily depends upon group gatherings and shared experienc...

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” paints a vivid picture of romance

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 4, 2020

What do you do when you want to capture a moment forever? Today, we’re lucky that we can whip out a smartphone and snap a photo of nearly anything we want to immortalize (or at least remember until we need to clear out stor...

Margot Robbie shines in “Birds of Prey”

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2020

It’s been four years since “Suicide Squad,” the critically maligned but wildly popular antihero movie that introduced Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn. In that film, Quinn served as a comic relief sidekick to Will Smith...

Debunking common Oscars myths

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 5, 2020

The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony takes place this Sunday, and will likely follow in the grand Oscars tradition of being the most significant and controversial night of the year for the film industry. There are countless opinions surr...

“Parasite” perfects cinematic social commentary

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2019

Last year, if you told Academy members that Bong Joon-ho would be a frontrunner for the Oscars’ esteemed Best Director prize, nine out of ten of them wouldn’t know who you were talking about. The director’s films have lo...

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