Author: Maggie Lu

Articles Written by Maggie Lu:

The Fickleness of Love: An Interview with Student Director Nicholas Renteria on his film “Chester.”

At the beginning of the academic year, Emerson Independent Video (EIV) gave Nicholas Renteria the opportunity to write and produce his own film, propelling him into one of the most exhilarating–and most hectic–semesters of his career. The Independent’s Maggie Lu spoke with Nicholas Renteria about his experiences working on his film “Chester,” walking through the… Read more »

Park Chan-wook’s “Decision to Leave:” The Perfect International Murder Mystery Thriller to Watch in Theaters this Halloween

On October 14, 2022, the Korean mystery/romance thriller “Decision to Leave” made its theatrical debut in the United States, five months after its initial screening on May 23 at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival. “Decision to Leave” tells the story of a detective (Park Hae-il) investigating the death of a man who supposedly fell off… Read more »