Jeremy Davis, Entertainment Editor
“The Goldfinch,” based off the Pulitzer Prize winning book by Donna Tart, does manage to tell an intriguing story that is ultimately undermined by its lackluster writing and performances. The movie follows Theo Decker, who as a young boy, witnesses his mother’s death in an art gallery bombing. In the years following, he...
Cinema, and any other art form really, can be classified on a scale. On one end is the documentary, which contains real and live events being documented to the audience. On the other lies the avant garde, where everything is abstract, experimental, and not only break the rules of cinema and storytelling, but of reality itself.
This film proved to Hollywood that audiences were interested in Black stories told by Black filmmakers. “Shaft” was revolutionary at the time, as it brought on the popularization of the Blaxploitation genre, a renaissance of Black films in the ‘70s.