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Matt Erspamer is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a degree in Online Journalism and minors in Cinema Studies and Political Science. Along with producing and writing for this page, he is a web producer at WXMI, a Tribune Company station in Grand Rapids, Mich. Follow him on Twitter.
Mulholland Dr., Two or Three Things I Know About Her, Persona, Psycho, Do the Right Thing, Dazed & Confused, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Ran, Fat Girl, Dazed & Confused
David Lynch, Martin Scorsese, Jean-Luc Godard, Lars von Trier, Catherine Breillat
Meryl Streep, Daniel Day-Lewis, Tilda Swinton, Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett
Lukas Miller is a current senior at Michigan State University majoring in Creative Advertising. Lukas is currently the president of the MSU competitive advertising team and works as a content marketing manager at Nicholas Creative. Having written for MSU Telecasters, The Black Sheep, Spartan Edge and Target Corporation, Lukas has a wide range of writing and entertainment background—he will soon begin his copywriting career at Target. For more info or to see his work, visit his website: lukasmiller.com.
There Will Be Blood, Gangs of New York, The Departed, Children of Men, Beginners, Little Miss Sunshine, Wall-E, Taxi Driver, The Wrestler and American Beauty.
Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, Darren Aronofsky, Paul Thomas Andersen, Lars von Trier
Daniel Day-Lewis, Kate Winslet, Ewan McGregor, James Stewart, Javier Bardem
Sam Tunningley is a student at Central Michigan University majoring in online journalism with a minor in cinema studies. In addition to contributing to CyniCritics, he also writes for The Seventh Art’s blog Worth Viewing and is the Arts and Entertainment editor for Grand Central Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and Letterboxd.
Gummo, Playtime, Naked, The Innocents, Walkabout, Dead Ringers, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Bigger Than Life, Lessons of Darkness, Mulholland Dr., The Exterminating Angel, George Washington, The Red and the White, Make Way for Tomorrow, Withnail and I
David Lynch, Harmony Korine, Jacques Tati, Werner Herzog and Terrence Malick
Nicolas Cage, The Marx Brothers, Liv Ullmann and Laura Dern