Jaden S. Thompson

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Jaden S. Thompson

Arts Chair Jaden S. Thompson can be reached at jaden.thompson@thecrimson.com

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The Hidden History of Slavery at Christ Church: Nicole Piepenbrink on Her Film ‘HERE LIES DARBY VASSALL’

In the hustle of their daily commutes, most of those who pass by Cambridge’s Christ Church do so without a second glance. The average passerby has no idea there is a tomb in the basement holding the remains of a formerly enslaved person. His name was Darby Vassall.


From Cannes: ‘Stars at Noon’ is a Well-Acted Yet Muddled Thriller-Romance

Denis’s latest effort is commendable for its exciting pace and distinctively sultry mood, but the romance at the core of the film is not strong enough to fully draw audiences into the muddled world of its underwritten protagonists.


From Cannes: 'Frère et Sœur’ Takes Sibling Rivalry to the Extreme

Arnaud Desplechin’s latest film begins by thrusting viewers right in the middle of a hostile, tragic confrontation and maintains approximately the same level of melodrama for the entirety of its runtime.