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Winners of the 92nd Academy Awards

Winners of the 92nd Academy Awards

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

History was made at the Oscars. “Parasite” became the first foreign-language movie to win best motion picture, and three other awards throughout the night. Zach Gottsagen became the first presenter with Down syndrome, as he helped to announce the best live-action short film award. Musician Eimear...

Understanding Black Representation in Film and Television

Understanding Black Representation in Film and Television

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

February 22, 2020

The invention of film and television dramatically changed how people view one another which in turn, determined how certain groups of people should act in society. Today, celebrities around the world are held to a high level of scrutiny as they navigate how they perform in the industry, as well as...

Mary Cain and Nike Release a Short Film on Physical Health

Mary Cain and Nike Release a Short Film on Physical Health

Rebecca Tatera, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Last November, the New York Times released a seven-minute opinion video that showed Mary Cain discussing her career with Nike. Once the fastest woman in America, the film shows Cain out-running competitors and speeding across finish lines, but her career was destroyed by her male coaches in a program...

Pre-Production of Student Film “Divine” Begins

Pre-Production of Student Film

Kayla Mutchler, Entertainment Editor

October 24, 2019

Film production II, taught by professor Paul Falcone, are producing the student film “Divine,” with auditions in New Haven and New York City beginning this month. Filming will take place Nov. 15-17. “Divine” is expected to be released sometime in the spring, Falcone and Tom Garrett are involved wi...

Alumni Discuss Working on the “Joker”

Alumni Discuss Working on the

Charger Bulletin Staff

October 14, 2019

Both Timothy Metzer, class of ‘85, and the University of New Haven communication, film, and media studies program have come a long way in 34 years. Metzger is a production designer who has worked on multiple Hollywood films, including the recently-released “Joker,” which earned a record $93...

University Professor Brings Hitchcock to Campus

Seton Gallery was transformed into Davis' own personal Hitchcock collection as the university welcoming his exhibit.

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor

November 14, 2018

One man’s admiration and appreciation for Alfred Hitchcock was showcased in a recent exhibit in the Seton Gallery.On Tuesday (Nov. 6) a showcase entitled “$elling the Movies: Hitchcock Posters, Stills, Lobby Cards, Etc.” opened, and featured university professor Wes Davis’ collection of Hitc...

A Monster Mash is Brewing

Ben Atwater

September 16, 2015

The age of giant monster films is finally returning, starting with Pacific Rim in 2013. 2014 brought Godzilla, and 2015 brought Jurassic World. All three films have been very profitable, and it now looks as though a crossover is in the works. Coming in 2017 is Kong: Skull Island. The first film ...

Classics Worth Watching

Ben Atwater

April 8, 2015


Insurgent diverges from Divergent

The Charger Bulletin

April 1, 2015

By SARAH EATON CONTRIBUTING WRITER [email protected] In the 2014 film Divergent, Tris Prior, a Divergent in a world divided by factions based on virtues, discovers a plot by the faction Erudite to destroy all Divergents and sets out with Four, member of the Dauntless faction, to stop the plan...

More Tracks, More Options

Elissa Sanci

January 28, 2015

The department opens more doors for incoming students, with the introduction of six new specialized major “tracks.” The University of New Haven Communication, Film and Media Studies Department has added six new tracks to the pre-existing communication major. Students are now able to take a specif...

Pulsating from Whiplash

Dylan Rupptrecht

December 3, 2014

The Sundance Award winning movie Whiplash induces an intense cringing reflex that one experiences when hearing nails on a chalk board. Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons are the perfect duo to carry out this emotionally intense drama. Teller plays Andrew, an aspiring percussionist at one of the most prestigious music schools i...

Andrew Garfield Speaks out about Spider-Man 2

Scott Iwaniec

September 17, 2014

It’s no mystery at this point that people were not happy with The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Personally, as a whole, I agree the movie was an absolute mess, but it had really great pieces within it. This week, the big talk was about what Andrew Garfield, the actor playing Spiderman himself, had to say about the film: “I think what happened was, throug...

Translucent to Opaque

Dylan Rupptrecht

September 17, 2014

Could society benefit from completely dismantling people’s emotional responses? Eradicating people’s swaying passions that lead to irreparable destruction? Such is the posing question in Phillip Noyce’s movie adaptation of the book The Giver, written by Lois Lowry. The movie starts out panning over a...

The Year in Review

Cameron Hines

May 8, 2013

It’s that time again. For some of us, this concludes our first year at college. For others this will be the end of their college career. As it’s time to say our goodbyes and farewells, I’d like to take the time to thank everyone for this chance to write for the paper this year. I entered UNH...

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