Caleb Miller Publisher

Class of 2020

Articles

  • The Post

    Probably the most impressive thing about Steven Spielberg’s new movie The Post is just how quickly it was made. The film opened on Jan. 12, just nine months after Spielberg first read the script and decided that making this movie, and making it fast, was a must. Taking just over two months to film, Spielberg zipped through the first edit in only three weeks before sending it over to long-time co...

    Pillbox | February 12, 2018
  • Discontinuing Indians’ Chief Wahoo is only the first step

    Can you imagine cheering for a team called the “New York Jews” or the “San Francisco Chinese?” What about wearing a hat whose logo is an exaggerated stereotype: a yarmulke-wearing big-nosed man or an excessively slant-eyed man donning a conical hat?

    Sports | February 5, 2018
  • Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

    British playwright, screenwriter, and director Martin McDonagh is a master of dark comedy. His first two films, In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths, are violent crime stories sprinkled with absurd humor, witty banter, slightly over-the-top plot lines, and exaggerated characters. His plays, like The Cripple of Inishmaan and The Beauty Queen of Leenane, also fall under the banner of black comedy but...

    Pillbox | December 4, 2017
  • Blade Runner 2049

    Creating a worthy sequel to a classic is no easy task — for every The Godfather Part II there’s an Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and The Matrix: Reloaded. Nonetheless, director Denis Villeneuve overcomes this challenge with his new film Blade Runner 2049. The original Blade Runner, released in 1982 and directed by Ridley Scott, was a dark, dystopi...

    Pillbox | October 30, 2017
  • Roger Waters

    When you talk to a friend about a concert, you usually tell them something along the lines of “I saw the Arctic Monkeys last night" or "I'm seeing J. Cole next week.” However, while you may phrase it that way, most concerts are really about hearing: being blown away by a loud song, bass so low that it makes you vibrate, or singing along with tens of thousands of other fans.

    Pillbox | September 25, 2017