La Jetée

La Jetée

Jan 27, 2014

  Director: Chris Marker La Jetée is one of science fiction’s landmark films. It is also an important contribution to experimental cinema and the cinematic essay, and is certainly Chris Marker’s most popular film. Only 27 minutes long, and composed of still photographs and a single moving image, this is one of the more resonant and powerful ruminations on...

Schultze Gets The Blues

Schultze Gets The Blues

Jan 20, 2014

Schultze Gets the Blues [2003] Director: Michael Shorr Cast: Horst Krause, Harald Warmbrunn, Karl-Fred Müller On the surface, Schultze Gets the Blues sounds like many of the movies we’ve seen with familiar themes about following your dreams, how it’s never too late to learn new things and how miraculous things happen when you pursue new dreams. After Schultze...

The Holiday Gift Basket Issue is Here!

The Holiday Gift Basket Issue is Here!

Dec 19, 2013

  Start your holidays off right with the Student Review Gift Basket issue, covering some holiday traditions, as well as several entertaining and thoughtful surprises. Topics range from BYU’s International Cinema to the male fashion crisis (or lack thereof) to memes and feminism. Enjoy and have a holly, jolly...

“Race and the Priesthood”: A Response

“Race and the Priesthood”: A Response

Dec 14, 2013

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) released an article on its website entitled Race and the Priesthood that discretely addresses the reasons (supposed and confirmed) behind the infamous decision to deny blacks rights to the priesthood for over one hundred years. The Church’s history with restricting the priesthood from persons of African...

Asking and Answering the ‘Whys’ of Ordain Women

Asking and Answering the ‘Whys’ of Ordain Women

Nov 12, 2013

Whether or not LDS members agree with the actions of the Ordain Women movement, the discussion has begun. On Saturday, October 6, 2013, two hundred LDS women from the Ordain Women movement congregated outside the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, to petition entrance to the all-male session of the church’s bi-annual conference. One-by-one these...

Indentifying a Beast – The BYU Male Fashion Crisis

Indentifying a Beast – The BYU Male Fashion Crisis

Nov 1, 2013

 If my sister knew that I was writing this article, she would greatly disapprove. You see, I’ve spent the last two weeks living with her and my brother-in-law, waiting for my apartment’s move-in day and the only thing that I heard come out of her mouth more than “Take out trash!” or “What were you thinking, drinking all the milk?” (stronger bones) or even “What...

The Seedy Halloween Issue is Here!

The Seedy Halloween Issue is Here!

Oct 28, 2013

  A brief exploration of the taboo in and around Provo, ranging from astrology to Craigslist personal ads to tattoos to folk magic and necromancy. Enjoy and Stay Seedy.  ...

Personal Provo: The Dating Plague

Personal Provo: The Dating Plague

Oct 11, 2013

Being a Southern California native, I am surprised that after four years in Provo I can say that I am not ashamed to live in this town. I don’t hate Provo. I don’t hate Utah. You might even say that it has grown on me throughout the years. Utah offers a unique culture, a fantastic countryside, and some of the best snow on earth, if you are into that kind of...