Welcome to the blog of Double Exposure, Columbia University's undergraduate film journal. We publish up-to-date film criticism by Columbia students, including reviews, features, columns, lists, videos, interviews, podcasts, and more.
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Like Me

Like Me

It’s quite easy to condemn teenagers when they publish a series of transgressive videos on Youtube just to get clicks. But sometimes, video clips go viral without an attention-seeking motive. The 2017 film Like Me juggles the relationship between this un-beseeching fame and its spiraling negative effects. It also entertains the idea of how reality...
Wild Boys

Wild Boys

Four strutting teenage boys played by four strutting teenage girls compose the magnetic centerpiece of Bertrand Mandico’s heady debut feature, Wild Boys (Les garçons sauvages), which had its New York premiere on February 24th at The Film Society of Lincoln Center.  Supremely bizarre, extraordinarily thoughtful, and operating according to a brilliant and idiosyncratic logic all...
Women Reply

Women Reply

Varda’s portrait offers a corrective to the oftentimes even more egregiously inadequate representations that preceded it . . . it’s clear that it isn’t so much women that warrant reinventing, but our understanding of womanhood itself.
NYFF 2016: My Journey Through French Cinema

NYFF 2016: My Journey Through French Cinema

In trying to pierce much too quickly and much too forcefully into the truth and beauty at the heart of cinema, Tavernier unfortunately overlooks the potential wider impact of his own encounters with movies.
Double Exposure Issue Seven Now Online!

Double Exposure Issue Seven Now Online!

We’re proud to announce the launch of our Spring 2014 issue: one of the biggest and best things we’ve done. The issue kicks off with our first-ever personal essay: Michael Blair’s account of a summer trip to Galway made under the sign of Rossellini’s Voyage to Italy. Olivia Domba and Thuto Durkac Somo are responsible for...
Somebody Up There Likes Me

Somebody Up There Likes Me

Meaghan Katz reviews Bob Byington's new film Somebody Up There Likes Me now in theatres.
Double Exposure Blog Meeting

Double Exposure Blog Meeting

Interested in writing for this blog? Come to Lerner tonight, where we’ll be having our inaugural blog meeting outside Lerner 555 (on the 5th floor ramp) at 9:00 pm.
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Double Exposure is a quarterly film journal produced by undergraduates at Columbia University. We aim to provide a forum for the scholarly and accessible discussion of cinema. The journal publishes a mix of features, reviews, interviews, and more.
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