SIU Reviews

Local segments air weekdays during Morning Edition from 4AM-9AM & again during All Things Considered from 3PM-7PM
  • Hosted by Walter Metz, Simone Becque, Davey Peppers, & guests

SIU Reviews is a regular series on WSIU Radio featuring movie reviews and critiques by faculty and students in the College of Mass Communication & Media Arts Department of Cinema and Photography at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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Magnolia Pictures

Actor Morgan Freeman reunites with director Rob Reiner in The Magic of Belle Isle

Film Critic Liz Faber takes a closer look at the movie that tells the story of a errant writer who finds his inspiration again.

The Magic of Belle Isle is currently out on DVD.  Liz Faber is a doctoral candidate in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at SIUC with an emphasis in psychoanalytic film theory.

Memento Films International

The 2011 Iranian drama A Separation tells the story of a middle class couple who separate while struggling with the care of an elderly father.

Film Critic Liz Faber takes a closer look at this Academy Award winning film.

A Separation is currently out on DVD.  Liz Faber is a Doctoral Candidate at Southern Illinois University with an emphasis in psychoanalytic film theory.

SIU Reviews: The Artist

Nov 21, 2012
Weinstein Company

The 2011 French film The Artist tells the story of a silent movie star and a young dancer.  Film Critic Walter Mertz turns his attention to this unique movie for this edition of SIU Reviews.

The Artist is currently out on DVD.   Walter Metz is the Chair of the Department of Cinema and Photography at Southern Illinois University.

SIU Reviews is a regular series on WSIU Radio.

Walt Disney

The recent Tim Burton film  Frankenweenie tells the story of young Victor and his science experiment that brings his beloved dog Sparky back to life with some unintended consequences.

Liz Faber takes a closer look in this edition of  SIU Reviews.

Liz Faber is a doctoral student in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. SIU Reviews  is a regular re-occurring series produced by the SIUC Department of Cinema and Photography.
 

SIUC Department of Cinema & Photography Chair Walter Metz turns his attention to the recent DVD release

of The Cabin in the Woods in this edition of SIU Reviews.

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