Andrew Allen

Democratic platform not facing due scrutiny in chaos of Trump
Election 2016, Opinion, Upon Further Review

Democratic platform not facing due scrutiny in chaos of Trump

Donald Trump is a disaster. Let me be abundantly clear about that. He represents a decaying breed of anti-intellectual American exceptionalism lashing out as it comes to realize that it is fundamentally incompatible with an increasingly globalized society. Trump emboldens the white supremacist, xenophobic values at the heart of American jingoism that keeps the foreigner…

Voters must demand more from candidates
Opinion, Upon Further Review

Voters must demand more from candidates

Earlier this week, I shared an article on Facebook. The subject of this article was Bernie Sanders, specifically his awkward, fumbling interview with New York Daily News from last week. The article in question laid out a potentially damning reality for the Sanders campaign: Bernie doesn’t seem to know how to fulfill his campaign promises….

Cinemas need to exploit their unique advantages
Opinion, Upon Further Review

Cinemas need to exploit their unique advantages

 Among digital filmmaking technology, online movie distribution and rapidly evolving home media, the world of moviemaking has had a trying decade and it doesn’t look like things will cool down anytime soon. This year, Napster co-founder and former Facebook president Sean Parker introduced a new movie-distribution service called the Screening Room. The Screening Room presents…

Hollywood must revive cinematic experience to completely capture audiences
Opinion, Upon Further Review

Hollywood must revive cinematic experience to completely capture audiences

In December 2015, filmmaker Quentin Tarantino rolled out a unique cinematic experience around his new film, “The Hateful Eight.” Prior to its wide release in theaters across the country, “The Hateful Eight” first received a limited release in what was called the “roadshow version.” Modeled after the release style of major blockbusters in the first…

Sequels need more creativity, less nostalgia
Upon Further Review

Sequels need more creativity, less nostalgia

Last year was the year of the long-prophesied sequel. Many long-anticipated revivals of iconic films brought in box-office booms. Between “Creed,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Jurassic World” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Hollywood studio executives got the message loud and clear: audiences love a classic franchise. On the creative side, however, the results are…

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