Kaeti Kosinuk


Third time is the charm

If you are looking to escape into a suspenseful political-thriller this fall, search no further than “Argo.” Based on the true mission to rescue six Americans during the Iranian hostage crisis, “Argo” reveals the then-classified plan to get them out of the country.

Speaker highlights American influence on Turkish cinema

Ever consider how American films influence movies in other countries? Professor Perin Gurel, an assistant professor of American studies at Dickinson College, explained the influence of American films on Turkish movies in her presentation “National Affects and Special Effects: Comedy and America in Turkish Film” on Wednesday in Grove Hall Forum. She said that although filmmakers experiment with different genres, comedies are the highest grossing of all Turkish films.