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Rapper T-Pain Takes on Spring Weekend

Rapper T-Pain Takes on Spring Weekend

May 2, 2018

By Isha Khawaja and Ryan Di Corpo "For safety reasons, everyone needs to take three steps back," announced CAB president Maxson Thomas, FCRH '19, to the huddled masses gathered on Martyrs' Lawn on...

Grace Jones Discusses New Film at Lincoln Center

Grace Jones Discusses New Film at Lincoln Center

April 25, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo “Ladies and Gentlemen, Miss Grace Jones.” Director Sophie Fiennes and her film subject Grace Jones sat down for a conversation moderated by NPR’s Piotr Orlov on April 14 at t...

FET Stages Production of “Rhinoceros”

FET Stages Production of “Rhinoceros”

April 18, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo In his 1936 autobiography “For My Legionaries,” Romanian fascist politician Corneliu Zelea Codreanu sought to “solve the Jewish problem” through the formation of “the new ma...

Leslie Odom Jr. Talks New Memoir with The Fordham Ram

Leslie Odom Jr. Talks New Memoir with The Fordham Ram

April 18, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo Leslie Odom Jr. released his new book, “Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher, and Never Stop Learning,” on March 27. (Courtesy of Leslie Odom Jr.)   If it’s 1983, Li...

The Fordham Ram Looks Back at Dr. King’s Death

The Fordham Ram Looks Back at Dr. King’s Death

April 4, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. King’s violent death added a match to...

Love, Simon Conforms to Rom Com Conventions

Love, Simon Conforms to Rom Com Conventions

April 4, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo A brief perusal through the history of LGBT cinema, particularly within in the United States, would likely reveal landmark titles such as The Boys in the Band, Philadelphia and Brokebac...

Mimes Investigate Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot”

Mimes Investigate Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot”

March 21, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo The Lord Chamberlain condemned its language. Sir John Gielgud labeled it “a load of old rubbish.” Norman Mailer referred to its disciples as “intellectual snobs of undue ambition.” Kenneth Ty...

Bergman Retrospective Concludes at Film Forum

Bergman Retrospective Concludes at Film Forum

March 21, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo Ingmar Bergman did not like awards, at least not for his films. Upon his 1960 Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay, the lionized filmmaker and professional genius informed the Acade...

Rob Cohen Discusses The Hurricane Heist

Rob Cohen Discusses The Hurricane Heist

March 14, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo Rob Cohen, director of the newly-released film The Hurricane Heist, deserves your gratitude. Most known for originating the multi-film, multi-million dollar The Fast and Furious fran...

TOP Finds Comedy in Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard

TOP Finds Comedy in Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard

March 8, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo How can 14 actors gleam humor and satire from the story of 20th century Russian aristocrats who are pressured into auctioning their estate and then allow for the destruction of the...

A Look Back at Simon and Garfunkel at Fordham

A Look Back at Simon and Garfunkel at Fordham

February 14, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo As recent Fordham Spring Weekend performers have been viewed as rather lackluster or second-rate acts, The Fordham Ram is here to inform the student body that Simon and Garfunkel t...

Oh Hi, James: Franco Embodies a Cult Film Icon in “The Disaster Artist”

Oh Hi, James: Franco Embodies a Cult Film Icon in “The Disaster Artist”

December 6, 2017

By Ryan Di Corpo James Franco and Tommy Wiseau are having an enigma contest. Franco is a well-respected Hollywood actor and an Oscar nominee who has appeared in several acclaimed films: Milk (2008), 127 Hours (2010...

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