By Andrew Harwood What makes a film? A question that not only begs the simplest of answers, but also the most enduring conversations, is our focus for this week’s “Cinephilia” blog. Is it the stars? The music? The script? The director? Yes, of course. But more than all that, editing is by far the most […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer Netflix’s latest rom-com series “Emily in Paris” released its 10-episode first season on Oct. 2. Emily Cooper, played by Lily Collins, is a 20-something American who moves from Chicago to Paris to work as a consultant at her marketing firm’s new acquisition, Savoir. In the first season, Emily must navigate her professional […]

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By Alia Al-Chalabi To me, sandwiches are the quintessential quarantine food. You may wonder what a perfect sandwich is considering there are endless varieties, but trust me: there are rules. No matter what kind of cold cuts or leftovers you stuff into that glorious piece of bread, you still have to follow some guidelines. Believe […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I prepared a loaf of bread during a seminar class on Monday because I had the camera turned off. And I can do what I want now that my governor put all of us under house arrest.  It’s terrible, though, that I now feel such a sense of autonomy over not just […]

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By Andrew Harwood Hello, and good day to everyone at home in the need of entertainment.  It’s been an interesting past few weeks (to say the least), and here at Cinephilia, I want to make sure everyone stays at home. Thankfully, this is where the wonderful medium of film comes in. Film has been entertaining […]

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By Andrew Harwood People love stories. More specifically, people love stories about other people.  Films have been telling stories about fictitious characters since the dawn of cinema itself. The flip side of those are the non-fiction works that tell the story of famous, important historical figures.  These films are biopics. The biopic, or “biographical film,” […]

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By Ryan LaRosa  With so many coffee shops and cafés around the Boston University campus, it can be hard to choose where to get your next caffeine fix. The area is full of great spots to sit down and study for a few hours or to pick up some delicious baked goods.  Tous Les Jours […]

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By Ryan LaRosa Boston is home to a wide variety of specialty coffee shops and roasters. In recent years, the scene has grown across the city, with some older shops expanding to multiple locations and new shops popping up quickly. Here at Boston University, Starbucks is a mainstay, with many locations across campus. While convenient, […]

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By Ryan LaRosa  Boston is home to a wide variety of specialty coffee shops and roasters. In recent years, the scene has grown across the city, with some older shops expanding to multiple locations and new shops popping up quickly. Here at Boston University, Starbucks is a mainstay, with many locations across campus. While convenient, […]

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Winter chill means winter fashion, and is there anything better than a cute hat to keep you warm, happy and fashionable?   Pompom Hats:   My personal favorites are the ones with the fur pompoms on top. They’re super cute and versatile and the color range is phenomenal. Find cute options here, here or here. […]

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