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Film

'St. Vincent' Unbalanced

Despite its flaws, “St. Vincent” is a fairly enjoyable experience, neither a must-see nor a total waste of time. Bill Murray stars alongside Melissa McCarthy as a hedonistic grouch who begins babysitting the son of his next-door neighbor.

Scott Poulson-Bryant
House Life

Tutor, Journalist, or Grad Student?

I meet Scott Poulson-Bryant in Kirkland dining hall as he’s finishing up lunch with a couple of students. He lingers for a few seconds, offering his final words to the conversation before directing his attention to me.

The Judge
Film

The Judge

Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall star in "The Judge."

The Judge
Film

No Objections to 'The Judge'

“The Judge” is a film free of fluff and misdirection, a simple story about a family lost and a family found.

Eleanor Rigby
Film

Narratives Converge in 'Eleanor Rigby'

"The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" is a unique and artistically minded exploration of grief, loss, and personal growth that acknowledges the variant versions of what might seem to be a single narrative.

Eleanor Rigby
Film

Eleanor Rigby

James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain star in "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," directed by Ned Benson.

College

Reel Talk: VES Edition

Harvard’s Department of Visual and Environmental Studies is home to some of the most creative minds in film, fine arts, and environmental studies. FM caught up with two VES faculty members—Dan J. Rowe, a teaching assistant, and Ruth S. Lingford, director of undergraduate studies in the department—to hear about their favorite films.

Kill the Messenger
Film

Kill the Messenger

Jeremy Renner stars as Gary Webb in "Kill the Messenger."

Kill the Messenger
Film

Michael Cuesta's 'Kill the Messenger'

Michael Cuesta's film "Kill the Messenger" portrays the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb of the San Jose Mercury News, played by Jeremy Renner. Webb becomes immersed in a career-altering story, with a trail that leads to the CIA knowingly facilitating the cocaine epidemic in the United States and using its profits to fund contra rebels in Nicaragua.

paramount
Film

paramount

Gone Girl
Film

Gone Girl

Ben Affleck stars in David Fincher's adaptation of "Gone Girl."

Gone Girl
Film

'Gone Girl' Chills and Thrills

“Gone Girl” is one of the most highly anticipated movies this fall, and rightfully so. Its acting performances, plot, and suspenseful mood contribute to the film’s excellent adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s bestseller.

Popcorn
Film

Escape to the Silver Screen

It's gloomy out, what should you do?

The Equalizer
Film

The Equalizer

Denzel Washington stars in "The Equalizer."

The Equalizer
Film

Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer'

If you can overlook its decidedly clichéd aspects, “The Equalizer” is an entertaining film that is brilliantly gratuitous in violence and even wanders briefly into the profound thanks to the steady hand of Denzel Washington.

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities

Closing Ceremony
Columns

Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.