“Hugo” uses 3D to depict the magic of movies

By: Logan Pierce, editor-in-chief “Hugo” is Martin Scorsese’s first PG-rated film in 18 years, and while appealing to general audiences, Scorsese has made one of his most personal films to date. The opening scene of “Hugo” evokes memories of Scorsese’s iconic “steady cam” shot from “Goodfellas.” The camera is at eye level, as it briskly […]

Contagion spreads entertainment

By: Logan Pierce, editor-in-chief In movies, the lone protagonist rising to the occasion often resolves the conflict. Audiences like to root for the underdog. Contagion differs from traditional Hollywood storytelling in its attempt to portray a more realistic depiction of crisis management. If this were “I am Legend,” the film would focus on one heroic […]