Idone Rhodes
Idone Rhodes is a junior in Pierson majoring in English and Film and Media Studies. She will be writing a regular film column for WKND. Rhodes was formerly a managing editor of the Yale Daily News Magazine.
Unsatiated: A Review of ‘The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’

Warning: spoilers ahead! Lionsgate knew what they were doing when they released “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” on Nov. 17, just […]

A24’s magic merch machine

Last weekend, I received an email from A24 alerting me to the new merch they had just released for “Priscilla”, Sofia Coppola’s take on Priscilla Presley’s relationship with Elvis. About 10 minutes later, I purchased the Priscilla Rhinestoned Babytee, a tiny t-shirt with “Priscilla” written on the front in rhinestones and the film’s credits in a dainty floral graphic on the back. 

A horror hater’s traumatized review of ‘Saw X’

Warning: spoilers ahead! A few weeks ago, I made my final journey to the now-closed Bow Tie Cinema in hopes of seeing a horror movie. […]

The fallen films of autumn

At the first hint of briskness in the air, my mind goes to one place: the movie theater. In a state like Connecticut where autumn […]

Lizzie Conklin
My very own Taos Talking Picture Festival

On the second floor of the Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, New Mexico, I first saw “Taos Drive-In Theater,” a watercolor print by Ken […]

Sophie Henry
A Hunter’s Eulogy for Coyote

He invited us/the hunting dog and me/into the parlor. The old dog/streaked with grey like Coyote/cracked stale tea cookie/against his molars/Crumbs littered a fray-edged rug while/Coyote brewed peppermint tea.

FEATURE: New Haven on the Mend

CULTURE: As Seen on TV – The Reality of Teen Drama Television

In the summer after seventh grade, I watched all 91 hours of “Gossip Girl” in just three weeks. My 13-year-old self ate up the overblown, […]

Back to December…

New England winters are nothing new to me. For the last 20 years  — or at least the 13 or so I can remember — […]

Thanksgiving break begins for undergraduate students

As November recess begins on Nov. 19 and many students plan to travel home for Thanksgiving, there are on-campus events planned such as a Thanksgiving dinner at the Omni Hotel.