Directed by Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird has been making headlines left and right leading up to its release. Most recently, the film scored 165 positive reviews on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, surpassing Toy Story 3‘s 163 reviews, making it the best 100%-rated film on the website, and therefore the best reviewed movie ever made Lady… Read More Lady Bird just became the best reviewed movie ever made
Awards season has already kicked off with the announcement of the nominees for the Gotham Awards – the annual ceremony celebrating a given year’s best independent efforts. And as this marks the beginning of awards’ season, let’s look back to nine of our favourite Oscar speeches. From laughs to tears to historic wins, these are… Read More Oscars 2018: a look back at nine of our favourite Oscar speeches
On Tuesday, the 11th of April, 2017, AUB’s Media Student Society hosted its short film festival for the second year in a row to a packed auditorium of film lovers at the American University of Beirut (AUB). Headed by Mona Jouni, a Media-Comm and English Literature senior, alongside her cabinet members, the event — which… Read More AUB’s second annual short film festival: the good, the great, and the ugly
Thousands of hits, thousands of visitors, almost 140 countries reached, and 365 days of blogging. Life As Told By Film started out as a New Year’s resolution I thought I wouldn’t keep up with, and for a second there, it became yet another thing left undone (then again, I can’t ever finish this, can I?), but here we are.… Read More On a year of blogging: lessons learned on movie blogging, the internet, and its population
When it comes down to it, I prefer sitting at home with a DVD over going to the cinema, save for the occasional technical juggernaut that warrants a trip to the theater. But part of the reason why I prefer one over the other is the people that come with a cinema. Don’t get me… Read More 8 types of Lebanese movie-goers — ya wayle!