David Charpentier
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David Charpentier is perpetually in graduate school, currently earning a MFA in Film Production at Boston University. He also likes to travel, ski, go to concerts and try new foods--if only he could afford to do those things. No kids, one lovely wife, two cats and a whole lot of student loans.

Features // 1 Articles
Columns // 17 Articles
Reviews // 8 Articles
//Features

The Puppeteer of Suspense | 16 Jun 2010 // 5:00 PM

No one likes being toyed with, but Hitchcock makes it clear that he is in control; he is directing us, influencing how we think and react to the situation at hand -- and we love him for it.

//Columns

Trapped in a Car Driving Through the Desert with Abbas Kiarostami’s 'A Taste of Cherry' | 3 Dec 2013 // 9:30 PM

As civil liberties were absorbed by the religious state and exacting codes of conduct were implemented with brutal force in Iran, Kiarostami used his canvas to show hope to his countrymen.

What Is It About TV These Days? | 8 Sep 2013 // 10:30 PM

Can it still be called television if there's no network? Or even no actual, physical television?

//Reviews

In '300: Rise of Empire' We See How Xerxes Became That Bald, Pierced Badass | 24 Jun 2014 // 2:00 AM

If 300 is the cinematic equivalent of a video game, then 300: Rise of an Empire, is at water level: murky, awkward and not nearly as fun.

In 'The Lego Movie' We All Happily Exceed the Recommended Age Limit | 18 Jun 2014 // 2:00 AM

There’s a dualist philosophy here between following instructions and letting creativity reign.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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