What We’re Into: “Baltimore Lives”

Earlier this semester, I saw at the Ross Art Museum the exhibit “Baltimore Lives,” by photographer, Baltimore native, and Ohio Wesleyan alumni John Clark Mayden. The exhibition consists of a collection of photographs taken between 1970 and 2012 across African-American neighborhoods in Baltimore, Maryland portraying the every-day-lives of their residents in their routinely habitats.…

A Love Letter to our Guilty Pleasures

Whether admittedly or not, most people today inevitably possess a guilty pleasure. The term, which was popularized around the nineties, refers to a piece of media that, despite finding thoroughly enjoyable, one would not be exactly proud to voice their passion over at a dinner party with friends or when inquired the most terrifying question a potentially pretentious stranger could ask: what’s your favorite movie?

A Love Letter to “Jennifer’s Body”

           Every year as we enter deep into October and everything around slowly begins to merge into some form of “spooky,” I always find myself drawn back to my favorite horror films, whether because they’re scary or for entirely different reasons. Jennifer’s Body, a 2009 horror comedy written by Diablo Cody (Juno) and starring Megan Fox and Amanda Seyfried, is not only one of my favorite horror movies, but one of my favorite movies in general.

5 Movies For Whatever Halloween Mood You’re In

1.Ready or Not (2019) 

If what you want for Halloween is the perfect balance between adrenaline-filled scares, unabashed fun, and a little bit of gore, Ready or Not is the perfect choice. The movie follows Grace, a woman with no family who just married the man of her dreams and is excited to start her life with him; on their wedding night, she discovers a family tradition according to which, in order to officially become part of the family, all she has to do is play a children’s game.…

What We’re Into (on Halloween): It, by Stephen King

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A horror classic for a reason, Stephen King’s It follows a group of seven children who live in the small town of Derry, Maine, as they’re tormented by “It”, a malignant entity that changes forms according to each victim’s fears. The novel thrives in the genre partly because of the masterful world-building, crafted by King in a way that truly makes the reader believe in (and feel connected to) the town of Derry and its habitants.…

We’re Back!

The English Department’s student-run blog, The Sturges Script, is pleased to announce its theme for Fall 2021: A Love Letter to Art. This semester the blog will focus on paying homage to art in its every form–from literature, to music, to film, to the visual arts and absolutely everything in between.

Movies to watch if you desperately want to travel (but can’t)

In the utter chaos of the world we live in right now, traveling has ceased–for the moment, at least–to be an option. Though we know it is the responsible thing, and not getting in a plane somewhere is the least we can do for our fellow humans, the longing for travel and exploration won’t simply fade away.