The art of entrepreneurship

Four stu­dents and alumni received Entre­pre­neurial Spirit Awards from the Col­lege of Arts, Media, and Design for chan­neling their cre­ativity and lead­er­ship skills through film, the­ater, music, and architecture.

3Qs: What makes a good book-​​to-​​movie adaptation?

The film adap­ta­tion of Suzanne Collins’ “The Hunger Games” dom­i­nated the box office this weekend, net­ting more than $155 mil­lion in its first three days in the­aters. We asked Eng­lish pro­fessor Kath­leen Kelly, who teaches classes that cover book-​​to-​​film adap­ta­tions and plans to see “The Hunger Games” this week, about what makes a suc­cessful movie ver­sion of a work of pop­ular literature.

The Tree of Life” is visually beautiful, but with a densely overgrown story

By Carli Velocci, a third-​​​​year Eng­lish major, with minors in jour­nalism and cinema studies For many movie­goers, watching a Ter­rence Malick film is like looking at a Jackson Pol­lack painting: It’s […]

3Qs: The movie trailer? So 1998

A viral mar­keting cam­paign for the summer block­buster movie “Super 8” hit the Web more than a year before its the­atrical release last Friday. We asked senior aca­d­emic spe­cialist Ter­rence Masson, director of the cre­ative indus­tries pro­gram at North­eastern, to ana­lyze the impact of using social net­works to drive audi­ences to the movies.