HCC Times

Le Pouvoir en Un Prophète

Audrey Boytim, Film Editor

November 22, 2019

Un Prophète, a film directed by Jacques Audiard and released in 2009, is about the six years a young french man named Malek El Djebena spends in prison for attacking police officers (it is hinted at that he was innocent and ...

The Lighthouse: Identity and Truth

Audrey Boytim

November 12, 2019

The Lighthouse is the second film directed by Robert Eggers, following up on 2016’s “The Witch”. The Lighthouse is about two lighthouse keepers, a younger first-timer named Ephraim Winslow (Robert Pattinson) and an o...

Official Secrets: When the Right Thing to Do is Illegal

Audrey Boytim, Film Editor

October 1, 2019

(Disclaimer: Although my goal in discussing this heavily politically charged film has been to be as objective as possible, I do have my own political thoughts and biases which have undoubtedly spilled into this review in ways...

Tradition, Resurrection, and Change: Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood

Audrey Boytim, FIlm Editor

September 27, 2019

Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood is director Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, and it follows a formula familiar to audiences who have seen some of his other works.  It takes a specific time and place and subject from the past...

Codependency, Gaslighting, Abuse, and Swedes: A Retrospective of Midsommar

Audrey Boytim, Film Editor

September 12, 2019

Midsommar, released in cinemas on July 3rd of this year, is the second offering of director Ari Aster after the critically acclaimed film Hereditary.  The plot of Midsommar follows a woman who, after experiencing tragedy, goes to ...

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