William Shakespeare wrote “King Lear” during a plague. “Frankenstein” and “Pride and Prejudice” both were written in extreme isolation. With film production facing many barriers during the COVID-19 lockdown, creators have had to adapt to the circumstances. Some works created under harsh circumstances became what defined the era. Netflix’s FebruaryContinue Reading

For accountants, it’s April 15. For Santa impersonators, it’s the whole month of December. For florists, it’s Valentine’s Day.  Valentine’s Day is a day of flowers, chocolates and even stuffed animals. Businesses everywhere are rushing to make sure everyone feels appreciated on Feb. 14. Florists especially feel the heat duringContinue Reading

Sometimes, the combination of a movie’s interesting premise, decorated starpower and promise of an interesting throwback experience sounds too good to pass up. Cue the first wide release of 2021, released in theaters and on HBO Max. New from writer-director John Lee Hancock (“The Blind Side,” “The Highwaymen”) comes “TheContinue Reading

Every aspect of life has been impacted by the pandemic, be it working from home or wearing a mask and distancing when in public. The same is true for theatre at Concordia. “The pandemic has killed most theatre,” said Katie Curry, the Theatre Art department’s costume designer and adjunct instructor.Continue Reading

The North Dakota Film Society has announced their winners for the 2nd NDFS Awards. The organization entered its sophomore year by honoring its members’ favorite films of 2020. Their top picks included: Best Picture: “Nomadland”Best Director: Chloé Zhao, “Nomadland”Best Actress: Frances McDormand, “Nomadland”Best Actor: Riz Ahmed, “Sound of Metal” “Nomadland”Continue Reading