Speaking of Movies: Q&A with Jason Reitman

At a private screening of his latest film, Jason Reitman ’95 spoke about adapting his screenplay for “Up in the Air” to the context of the current economic crisis and his embrace of polarizing characters and issues.

Science teacher's photos featured in slideshow

By Brianna Sommer Upper School Science Teacher Blaise Eitner had his lunar pictures shown in a slideshow before a private screening of the documentary movie “In the Shadow of the Moon.” Eitner, who has children at John Thomas Dye, was speaking with a fellow parent who had heard that Eitner had been taking astronomical photos […]

Making the movie

By Adam SieffWithin 18 minutes, the student initiated “Movie Madness,” a film festival today showcasing the work of several upper school film students, sold out online. What began as a private screening for Dr. Jane Matz and the rest of the independent study panel mushroomed into a stampede of students fighting for a chance to […]