Faculty & Leadership Blog / Tag: Julie Levinson

Michael Chmura

Who Will Win The Oscars This Year? One Professor’s Predictions!

Who will take the Oscars this year?  Professor Julie Levinson,  Associate Professor of Film and Director of the Honors Program, makes her predictions: Best Picture: Argo Best Director: Steven Speilberg Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence Best Supporting Actor: Tommy Lee Jones Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway Best Foreign Film: Amour Best Documentary: Searching for…

Michael Chmura

The American Success Myth on Film

From the 1920s to the present, success myth movies reveal profoundly conflicted attitudes toward success and work in America.  Collectively, these movies are part of an ongoing cultural conversation about how we define success and what is sacrificed in its pursuit.  Among the movies from the past decade that are discussed in The American Success…