Author: Ella Peavler

Ella Peavler is an undergraduate student at Emerson College in Boston, where she is pursuing a B.S. in Journalism with a minor in poetry. Peavler currently serves as Feature Editor and Copy Editor for Independent Magazine, as well as Assistant Editor at Brick Street Poetry Inc.

Articles Written by Ella Peavler:

“Fresh” Bites off More than it Can Chew

“I love hot sauce. I literally just put it on every single thing I can find.” Anyone familiar with the messy world of online dating has heard this before, and “Fresh” knows it. Its opening scene features two strangers, a man and a woman, meeting for the first time over dinner. The woman, Noa, picks… Read more »

Independent Films to Compete at Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival announced this year’s official selection of featured films for its 75th edition. Released on April 14, the lineup features the work of several independent filmmakers, several of which are among the 18 films competing for the highest prize at Cannes, the Palme d’Or. Director Kelly Reichardt, best known for “Meek’s Cutoff”… Read more »

Several independent films nominated in 94th Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this year’s Oscar nominations, with several independent films making the cut in a variety of categories. “Belfast,” a British coming-of-age film directed by Kenneth Branagh, received seven nominations including Best Picture, though it wasn’t the only independent film nominated for the Academy’s most prestigious award. “CODA”… Read more »