Totally not under control
In case you wanted to relive 2020, ‘Totally Under Control’ is the documentary for you. All joking aside, director Alex Gibney’s most recent documentary is a must-watch, both because of the importance of the subject matter and because of the masterful filmmaking.
In the new documentary ‘East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story,’ directors Sarah Burns and David McMahon remind us that housing is not just a building where we live; it’s intertwined with where we work, what opportunities our children have, and how we interact with the rest of society.
92nd Academy Awards predictions
Reflecting back on the best technical and artistic achievements of the year, it’s hard not to get excited to see where cinema takes us in 2020 and beyond.
‘Little Joe’ incites little horror
When I finished 'Little Joe,' I thought about all that the film could have been. Emily Beecham delivers a spectacular performance; what a shame that the movie as a whole could not achieve that same level of subtlety.
Jim Allison and T-cells finally break through to the spotlight
This documentary follows immunologist Jim Allison’s arduous path from a childhood in Alice, Texas to his Nobel Prize last year. Much like Allison’s real journey, it jumps around and occasionally leaves you confused, but turns out to mostly make sense in the end.
Nobel Laureate Jim Allison talks cancer research, science education, and advice for aspiring researchers
Jim Allison won the Nobel Prize in Physiology in 2018 for pioneering the use of immunotherapy against cancer. In an interview with The Tech, Allison talks about the past, present, and future of cancer research, along with giving some general advice for scientists.
First loves can be fun and crazy, and so is ‘First Love’
Director Takashi Miike truly goes all out here. Though ‘First Love’ dips into cliches on occasion, as a whole, it embodies that crazy, disordered, fast-paced fun of a great action movie.
‘The Goldfinch’ moves little more than a still picture
The length of 'The Goldfinch' — two-and-a-half hours — drags the talented cast down, but it’s not that long movies are necessarily bad. The problem is that it does not have enough redeeming qualities or any reason to be that long, so you’re left wondering, “When is this going to end?”