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Film is still alive and thriving

Film is still alive and thriving

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In a conversation with the Associated Press, acclaimed filmmaker Martin Scorsese stated that “cinema is gone.”  Although Scorsese has had an unrivaled career as a director and film enthusiast, I sadly feel that he is incorrect. Film in the 21st century has been just as inventive, creative, and ...

Filmmaking and Animation Clubs reel in the action to merge

Filmmaking and Animation Clubs reel in the action to merge

Cath Lei, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

The path to perfection for any live-action or animation film requires more than lights, camera, and action. This is a truth that filmmakers know all too well, but the finished product is always worth the effort. Animation Club meets Fridays at lunch in F10, while Filmmaking Club meets on the first...

Hollywood faces scrutiny for a lack of diversity in films

Hollywood faces scrutiny for a lack of diversity in films

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer

November 19, 2016


Filed under News

In Marvel’s recent film, “Doctor Strange,” the casting choice of Caucasian actress Tilda Swinton to play a Tibetan character has led to many complaints of a lack of diversity in American films today.   The movie industry has been highly denounced for the practice of “whitewashing”-- casting whit...

Film Club is passionate for art

Film Club is passionate for art

Megan Tao, Staff Writer

December 12, 2014


Filed under Campus

The art of film making is one that can only be fully appreciated by those with a passion for it. Carlmont's Film Club is a group of individuals who joined because they truly enjoy making films. Sophomore Jason Jung, founder and president of the club said, "I started Film Club because I enjoy making...

Film Club members picture their futures

Film Club members picture their futures

Danielle Schneider, Staff Writer

April 6, 2014


Filed under Campus

New clubs have been forming around Carlmont lately, ranging from Chipotle Club to Poker Club. Film Club is joining that list, created just one month after school began this year. Freshman Jason Jung, the club’s president, has been filmmaking since he was 12. He decided to take his experience and fo...

Lady Gaga debuts ‘Artpop Film’ for ‘G.U.Y.’

Lady Gaga debuts ‘Artpop Film’ for ‘G.U.Y.’

Sabrina Talpur, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014


Filed under A&E

Lady Gaga debuted her new music video on NBC for her song “G.U.Y., ” before she made it available online. “G.U.Y. – An ARTPOP Film” was nearly 12 minutes long, exceeding the length of “Telephone,” and featured four of her songs from her new album “Artpop.” The video, directed by...

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