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The female gaze counteracts existing standards in cinema

The female gaze counteracts existing standards in cinema

Allison Kim December 20, 2021

In every visual representation in media  consumed, the creator controls the perspective through which audiences view the work. The female and male gazes are two defined examples, primarily found and discussed...

Photo courtesy of Studio Ghibli

Analyzing fashion in Howl’s Moving Castle

Julia Kim, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Studio Ghibli’s film “Howl’s Moving Castle” (2004) remains a prominent piece of media in the realm of animation, winning various accolades at the 61st Venice International Film Festival and Mainichi...

Art by Vivian Spear

Shark rank: Barbie film series

Allison Kim October 29, 2021

In the second episode of the Shark Rank podcast. Bearing news op/ed and commentary editor Allison Kim, artist Vivian Spear and multimedia editor Joan Kwon discuss and rank their top 10 movies from...

Photo courtesy of Summit Entertainment

Twilight’s lasting impact on pop culture

Julia Kim October 25, 2021

“The Twilight Saga” resurfaced into mainstream media once again, 13 years after its 2008 debut. The series made its way onto the top ten movies list of the popular entertainment service Netflix this...

Rami Malek in The Little Things. Courtesy of IMDb.

“The Little Things” disappoints, a failed thriller that tried too hard

Shruti Gautam February 8, 2021

LA’s crime scene is well-represented in Hollywood, with countless movies feeding on the public’s want to consume horrific crime stories. John Lee Hancock, known for “The Blind Side” and “Saving...

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Oscars’ new standards: the social role of cinema

Shruti Gautam September 30, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]The Academy released new standards for movies to meet in order to be eligible for a Best Picture nomination, citing both representation...

Goodbye, Bearing News!

Day 150

Bailey Stover August 14, 2020

What is the best way to say goodbye? Today is August 14. Since I started writing these posts 150 days ago, I’ve given a lot of thought to how I want to end them. At first I thought I’d stop on day...

Day 116

Day 116

Bailey Stover July 11, 2020

Everyone should experience a life of purpose. Today is July 11. A good night’s sleep was just what I needed to get my life together. I slept for about 12 hours and woke up feeling rested and energized....

Day 102

Day 102

Bailey Stover June 27, 2020

Alone time is a vital part of remaining sane when surrounded by family. Today is June 27. Waking up to the sound of rain is such a treat. During the summertime, we tend to leave our windows and doors...

I was proud of myself for checking renewing my drivers license off my to-do list today. Photo by Bailey Stover.

Day 78

Bailey Stover June 3, 2020

Missouri weather sure is strange. Today is June 3. Apparently 9 a.m. and I are not friends because no matter how many alarms I set I can’t seem to rouse myself before 9:45 a.m. I had intended to get...

25 movies to enjoy throughout this winter break

25 movies to enjoy throughout this winter break

Maddie Marrero December 21, 2019

In the time in between spending time with my family and sleeping in, I find myself drawn to movies over winter break. There is something about snuggling up with my cat and a mug of hot tea to watch a film...

Hollywood makes advances in diversity but should keep going

Hollywood makes advances in diversity but should keep going

Brandon Kim October 27, 2019

For the past few years, the push for diversity in movies has only grown after breakout hits like “Black Panther,” “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Coco.” For decades, films and TV shows heavily underrepresented...

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