Movie Review: 12 Years a Slave

AHA Communications Assistant Christian Hagen calls 12 Years a Slave, a new movie starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Brad Pitt, a “challenging yet utterly essential” film. The implications and horrors of slavery have been... Read More

Zero Dark Thirty and Torture in Film

Now that the Oscar nominations have been announced, movie buffs across the country can start speculating on what films will take home that iconic golden statue. Unfortunately, lost in all the glamour and pomp of... Read More

Another Earth

Most people have a mistake in life they would like forgiven: a petty theft, cheating on a lover, a lie that sprawled and webbed like a net forever hovering nearby. For Rhoda, the main character... Read More

Film Review: Mother: Caring for 7 Billion

Mother: Caring for 7 Billion is a clear-eyed documentary on the often controversial topic of the long-term effects of human population growth on humanity’s ability to sustain itself in the face of the finite natural... Read More

Film Review: X-Men First Class

X-Men: First Class addresses the question that has troubled humanity for decades: what if the tensest confrontation of the Cold War era was in fact a proxy battle between mutants? Maybe not, but this fifth... Read More