Writer

Connor P. McKnight

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Op-Eds

Oscars 2013: The Power of the Low Budget Film

By acknowledging the accomplishments of low-budget filmmakers, the Academy broadcasts the value of smaller productions in Hollywood.

Op-Eds

Lost Sense of Authorship

Considering the rich cinematic history of the Oscars and the sheer talent of the coveted filmmakers that have walked the red carpet, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences must understand that a Best Picture nominee should correspond to a similar recognition of the director.

Film

'Holy Motors' a Befuddling Work of Beauty

"Holy Motors" spotlights the beauty of cinematography, even though this honed focus can only be achieved because of the relative absence of plot.

Op-Eds

Raiders of the Lost Art

Now finding the next blockbuster entails making a stop at the comic book store and picking up the latest edition of a Marvel Comic or reproducing a movie made 30 years ago. No longer are the creative worlds of screenwriters coming alive in elaborate productions.

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.