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After 50 Years, “Midnight Cowboy” Stands Alone

After 50 Years, “Midnight Cowboy” Stands Alone

May 30, 2019

Fifty years since its release, “Midnight Cowboy” remains a monument to artistic risk.

Renn Woods Remembers “Hair,” 40 Years Later

Renn Woods Remembers “Hair,” 40 Years Later

April 3, 2019

To mark the occasion of the film’s 40th anniversary last month, The Fordham Ram spoke with actress and singer Renn Woods on her memories of the film of “Hair” and why working with Forman was a treasured experience.

A Cinema of Limitations: László Nemes Discusses His Latest Film

A Cinema of Limitations: László Nemes Discusses His Latest Film

March 18, 2019

“I didn’t do this film for Hungary. I didn’t do ‘Son of Saul’ for Hungary. I really did this film for human beings.”

Jefferson Mays Likes Playing the Villain in New Series

Jefferson Mays Likes Playing the Villain in New Series

February 13, 2019

Mays recently completed another television role: physician and murder suspect, George Hodel in the current TNT limited series, “I Am the Night.”

Roma Is a Passionate, Personal Letter From Cuarón

Roma Is a Passionate, Personal Letter From Cuarón

December 5, 2018

Roma is thrilling not only for its compelling portrait of Mexico City teetering on the brink of political violence, but for its introduction of first-time actress Yalitza Aparicio.

Boy Erased an Affecting, Vital LGBT Drama

Boy Erased an Affecting, Vital LGBT Drama

November 7, 2018

Based on the 2016 memoir of the same name, Boy Erased recounts the story of Jared (Lucas Hedges), the gay, college-age son of a Baptist preacher who is forced to undergo “conversion therapy” at the behest of his parents and church leaders.

A “Report on the Experience”: Wiseman Discusses New Documentary

A “Report on the Experience”: Wiseman Discusses New Documentary

October 24, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo "I'm not looking for something, I'm looking for what I find," said Frederick Wiseman in describing his approach to filmmaking. A well-heeled documentarian, Wiseman has made over 40...

Sir Elton John Brings Final Tour to Madison Square

Sir Elton John Brings Final Tour to Madison Square

October 24, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo “Don’t wish it away / Don’t look at it like it’s forever,” sang Sir Elton John to a frenzied, sold-out crowd Friday night at Madison Square Garden. Over the past five de...

What I Learned From The Ram

What I Learned From The Ram

October 3, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo As nostalgia is normally one of my dominant emotions, I would like to take this opportunity, as is custom, to reflect on my time writing for The Fordham Ram. My time spent with ...

Welles Unleashed in Long-Awaited Film

Welles Unleashed in Long-Awaited Film

October 3, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo When Orson Welles died in 1985, he left behind perhaps the most august, irreproachable reputation of any director of his generation. He also left behind a film. Welles is known mainly ...

Baez Bids Farwell at Beacon Theatre Concert

Baez Bids Farwell at Beacon Theatre Concert

September 26, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo “I need another place / Will there be peace?” crooned Joan Baez Saturday night at the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan. The song, entitled “Another World” and described by Bae...

Lights Up on New Semester for FET

Lights Up on New Semester for FET

September 12, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo  Fordham Experimental Theatre (FET) has begun its new season including poetry nights, comedy shows and a musical production, among other performance opportunities. FET, establish...

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