Category Archives: Poictesme

Notes From a Film Writing Student

My last semester at VCU was what I considered “my easy semester.” I had just finished all the requirements for my major, and I had to finish a few more for my minor before graduating. Because of this, I took this … Continue reading

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AWP SUBMISSION MASTERPOST

A few weeks ago, I got the chance to go to the Association of  Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) annual conference in Seattle. It was a great experience. Not only did I get the chance to promote Poictesme at a table, I … Continue reading

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Film Reviews: The Strange Case of Angélica

One of the running events at VCU I am most fond of is the VCU Cinematheque, a film series sponsored by VCU Cinema. On Tuesday evenings, a non-American film is shown at the Grace Street Theater, with a discussion following … Continue reading

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Film Review: 12 Years a Slave

This was not an easy movie for me to sit through. Then again, when has a film by British director Steve McQueen ever been? McQueen has only released three feature length films to date, and none of the films are … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gravity

Several months ago, I saw the first teaser trailer for Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity. Now, when I went to watch the teaser, I didn’t really know what I was expecting. Cuarón is a director I really like, but it has been a long time … Continue reading

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