Olivia Kahlo is a Mom, a former serious ballet student, and a senior in the Film Studies program at the University of Colorado Denver. She will be graduating in 2011 and will be looking for work in L.A.'s film industry. She hopes to later do graduate work in psychology, develop screenplays, and keep a foot in the industry.


Juno: A Text of the Colonized Body

In 2007 Fox Searchlight released the independently produced film Juno (Jason Reitman) about the unexpected pregnancy of the title character. Directed by Retiman with a screenplay by Diablo Cody, Juno was nominated for several Academy Awards and won an Oscar for Best Screenplay. Read on...


The Departed: A Study in Ego Dynamics

Martin Scorsese's gangster film The Departed (2006) can be read as a dramatization of ego development and pathology that uses its crime narrative and dramatis personae as a grid for mapping the psychological possibilities in human beings (though it is especially concerned with men). Read on...