Tag: Film

News / by Jed Bookout -

Banned Books Week at COC

Banned Books Week returned to College of the Canyons on September 25, with a central theme of marginalization for the fall semester. It will run for a week and feature…

Arts & Entertainment / by Cougar News Contributor -

Opinion: And the award goes to …

In 2011, the highest grossing film was “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” and the highest scoring film on Metacritic (a website that aggregates critic film reviews) was “A Separation.” But on February 26, “The Artist” took home the Oscar for Best Motion Picture.

Opinion / by Cougar News Staff -

Opinion: We Should Demand More From Movie Makers

As I stand in line at the Edwards Cinema in Valencia, I contemplate what film I want to watch. I have the choice of watching a movie about an elevator possessed by the devil, a nanny that doesn’t put up with “shenanigans”, or zombies in 3D. This is where it hits me, thoughtful and provocative films do not exist anymore and the moving picture’s only use in this day and age is to entertain the masses with simple stories but complex explosions.