Category: Film Reviews

Kadia Goba Reviews THE SETTLERS at New York Film Festival 54

Director: Shimon Dotan Writers: Oron Adar and Shimon Doton Public Screenings: Thursday, October 6, 6 p.m., Walter Reade Theater Friday, Oct 7, 9 p.m., Howard Gilman Theater   Besides providing essential historical context for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, THE SETTLERS gives…

Tatiana Villamil Reviews AUDRIE & DAISY

By Senior Editor Tatiana Villamil AUDRIE & DAISY, directed by the husband and wife team of  Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, tells the separate stories of two teenage rape victims and the brutal aftermath of their sexual assaults. This 95-minute…

James Kelly Reviews THE HURT BUSINESS

Director-Writer Vlad Yudin’s documents the lives of several mixed martial arts stars, such as Jon Jones, former UFC light-heavyweight champion; Ronda Rousey, first ever UFC women’s bantamweight champion; and Rashad “Suga” Evans, former UFC light-heavyweight champion. Also included are Ronda…

The WORD’s Classified Ads

The WORD is excited to offer online classified ads to Hunter College and New York City. From student housing to roommates to textbooks to jobs and internships, there is something for everyone here. loading classifieds…

THE BEST DEMOCRACY MONEY CAN BUY Film Review

On the eve of the Mother of All U.S. Presidential Debates, Gonzo Guerrilla Journalist Greg Palast’s THE BEST DEMOCRACY MONEY CAN BUY, alleging a conspiracy by extreme right wing powers to nullify the votes of at least 1 million people,…

STARVING THE BEAST – Film Review

Starving the beast is a right wing political strategy to force the federal government to reduce spending by depriving it of revenue. Steve Mims’ and Bill Banowsky’s STARVING THE BEAST is a lucid and compelling 75-minute rebuttal, eloquently expressed with…

Film Review
I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER

Director Billy O’Brien’s I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER (adapted from Author Dan Well’s novel) is made in the vein of five-star art house horror gems like EXISTS (2014) and IT FOLLOWS (2014), that is, low budget with the heart…

WHITE GIRL Film Review

What Quentin Tarantino did for the aestheticization of mind f*cking cinematic violence, Director-Writer Elizabeth Wood’s ravishing work of soft porn may do for filmmakers daring to feature libidinous white females who gorge on sex and drugs yet barely suffer the dire…

THE MODEL Film Review

Publicity: When emerging fashion model Emma gets a chance to pursue her dream of becoming an international top model, she leaves her everyday life (and squeaky clean boyfriend) in Denmark and moves to Paris where, at a photo shoot, she…