Lauren Wynn


Best night-in movies to see this fall

The summer of 2012 flew by, but we were not left without a couple of unforgettable seasonal films. For those of you just settling in at Eastern Michigan University this week, picking up these hot summer films could make for an epic night in.

'Avengers' to be a blockbuster movie?

With Marvel’s major soon-to-be blockbuster hit “The Avengers” arriving in theatres soon, it is no wonder that they desperately pieced together the clan of heroes by creating their last few films, “Captain America: The First Avenger,” “Iron Man 2” (2010)and “Thor,” in only two years.

Ann Arbor Film Festival celebrates 50 years

“This festival has never been about one person, this festival is very much about the community and the artists,” Donald Harrison, executive director of the Ann Arbor Film Festival, said during Opening Night at the Michigan Theatre on March 27. The AAFF, celebrating its 50th annual festival this year, is one of the oldest film festivals in the world.

Courses on film studies, electronic media

Students don’t necessarily have to be Electronic Media majors or minors to want to study film. For those interested in learning more about film, the Department of Communication, Media and Theatre Arts here at Eastern Michigan University, offers a plethora of classes for just that. The first class as an art elective and is one of the most well known film courses, “Introduction to Film Appreciation” or CTAT 145.

Kony 2012 video stirs mixed emotions

Despite its seemingly benevolent agenda, some people are deeply concerned by the “Kony 2012” video and the unprecedented attention it has received from the online community.