You love films.We love films.Welcome to Film Studies Minor.

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You love films.We love films.Welcome to Film Studies Minor.

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Welcome to the Film Studies Minor community! We are all about the love of film (and the sometimes necessary hate-watching of it). So pull up a chair, grab your movie-viewing accoutrements, and let us whisper sweet cinema into your ear. Explore and connect with us!


Three past film studies minors- Zack, Colby, and Jackson- sit down to have a thoughtful conversation* about a certain aspect of a film. Our expertise is debatable, our opinions sometimes inconceivable, but damn if we aren't likeable.

*Film rambling included

Visual Essays are our attempt to fill your eyeballs with information, a la A Clockwork Orange. It might hurt a touch, but admit it, you like the pain.

From our love (see: Colby's love of Raiders of the Lost Ark) to our frustration (see: Zack's nonexistent enthusiasm of Jurassic World), our blog posts will anger, humor, other-emotion you.

We aren't experts. We aren't famous. But we have opinions that you need to hear.

FROM THE BLOG



An Idiot’s Guide to the MCU: The Incredible Hulk

Time for the second entry in the Idiot’s Guide to the MCU: I held off on doing this one for a long time after hearing pretty consistently that this…


The Tease of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Bohemian Rhapsody had a very rocky path to the big screen. From director Bryan Singer’s exit, casting Freddie Mercury, and taking 20 years to get the…


An Idiot’s Guide to the MCU: Iron Man

In some early episode of this podcast, I made a comment that could easily be interpreted as me bragging that I haven’t seen many of the incredibly…


Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone in The Favourite (2018)

Women Puke Too: Subverting Gender Stereotypes in The Favourite

There was a moment while watching Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite (how is this nominated for Best Picture the same year as Bohemian Rhapsody and A…


A Star is Bored

Some dude once said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” I’m here to announce: I’m scared. Scared because I just watched a movie that…


How Spielberg Made Dinos Real

It’s freezing right now, yes. But picture this: It’s a sunny summer day, the temperature is summer-like, the sun is being all sunny, and you’re…


An Idiot’s Guide to the MCU: The Incredible Hulk

Time for the second entry in the Idiot’s Guide to the MCU: I held off on doing this one for a long time after hearing pretty…

The Tease of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Bohemian Rhapsody had a very rocky path to the big screen. From director Bryan Singer’s exit, casting Freddie Mercury, and taking 20…

An Idiot’s Guide to the MCU: Iron Man

In some early episode of this podcast, I made a comment that could easily be interpreted as me bragging that I haven’t seen many of…

Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone in The Favourite (2018)

Women Puke Too: Subverting Gender Stereotypes in The Favourite

There was a moment while watching Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite (how is this nominated for Best Picture the same year as Bohemian…

Newest Podcast Episode


Review: Us

Zack and Jackson get together to talk through Jordan Peele's sophomore sensation, Us.

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Featured Visual Essay


How Whiplash Edits Itself

Whiplash is a film about power. Director Damien Chazelle, editor Tom Cross, and actors J.K. Simmons and Miles Teller each bring their talents to the table to edit the film in a way that highlights the theme.

Visual Essays

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