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Supporting refugees: A public health perspective

on Tufts Public Health

by Cayla J. Saret

4 minutes ago

“Some bullets came to my house and went through the window,” said Murhaf, who fled Syria with his family two years ago and came to the United States, in an interview with Kaiser Health News (KHN). “I was afrai […]

Lost Highway

on Rachel Orlang

by Rachel Orlang

2 hours, 57 minutes ago

The scene in which Pete first sees Alice struck me as very interesting because of some of the techniques David Lynch employs. After Pete and Mr. Eddy have a brief exchange, Mr.Eddy walks towards the car, that […]

The Lost Highway

on How Films Think

by egarbe02

3 hours, 8 minutes ago

I wanted to talk about music in The Lost Highway. It is used sparingly in the first part of the film-- which in a way heightens the "realism" of the beginning (as real life does not have a musical backing), but […]

2001: A Space Odyssey

on Rachel Orlang

by Rachel Orlang

3 hours, 9 minutes ago

In 2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick's emphasis on symmetry and form are obvious even to the most untrained eye. Kubrick composes shots with remarkable formalism while creating anxiety in the viewer. When […]

Taxi Driver

on How Films Think

by egarbe02

5 hours, 45 minutes ago

The scene between Sport and Iris that starts about an hour and thirty minutes into the movie is an odd scene to include. It humanizes Sport a little, while also drawing attention to his moral transgressions that […]