Crimson staff writer
Lauren B. Paul
‘Martha Marcy’ is a Gripping Success
With her hollow, unsettling eyes and utter lack of social graces, Elizabeth Olsen makes the effects of brainwashing believable and genuinely frightening, and consistently keeps the audience as disturbed as her character.
Newcomers Wormald and Hough Look to Break Out in ‘Footloose’ Remake
With their passion and skills to guide them, the duo thinks that they have taken a classic movie and made it important and relevant for a new generation.
For Fukunaga and Wasikowska, ‘Eyre’ is About Equality
Living up to Brontë’s iconic novel is a difficult task, something not lost on the makers of “Jane Eyre.” “Literary [adaptations] are more of a risk,” said director Fukunaga. “You just have to hope people accept your interpretation.”
‘The Town’ Explores Boston’s Darker Side
This smartly-written thriller, which is heightened by the uniformly realistic and compelling performances of its strong cast, proves that Affleck is at his best when he knows what he’s talking about.
Jordan Reddout ’10
Though some may call Jordan A. Reddout ’10 a “late-bloomer” in musical theatrics, her enthusiasm and talent both on and off the stage have earned her the Radcliffe Doris Cohen Levi Prize
Lillian Fang ’10
Last year, Lillian M. Fang ’10 approached her thesis advisor Ruth S. Lingford with an ambitious proposal.
When You're Strange
Using original footage shot between 1966 and 1971, “When You’re Strange” is a refreshing documentary in that it refrains from feeling like a nostalgic home video.
Steve Carell and Tina Fey’s onscreen chemistry shines in the chaotic and funny story of a married suburban couple in “Date Night.”
Knep Links Science and Art
In a world of periodic tables and algorithms, it’s easy to forget how to let the creative juices flow.
A Mole Among Us
“She’s probably late because she’s the Mole.” “You know who would say that? The Mole.” “That’s some awfully Mole-like behavior!” Participants of Quincy House’s very own adaptation of ABC’s “The Mole”—a popular reality game show that made suspicion second nature—uttered these accusations as part of the game’s second round this past Sunday.