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The Princess, The Frog and Other Buddies of the Bayou

The Princess, The Frog and Other Buddies of the Bayou

September 11, 2019

“The Princess and the Frog” unexpectedly made me ugly cry — not your run-of-the-mill, “that-was-cute-but-only-mildly-compelling” eye-water and not because everything gets neatly tied with a bow at the end. No, the movie induced full-on heaves that let out with them my complete appreciation of its extremely lovable characters, its beautiful visuals, its imaginative plotline and its thorough exploration of a culture previously little-known to me

26.2 Miles of Laughs and Tears on “Brittany Runs a Marathon”

26.2 Miles of Laughs and Tears on “Brittany Runs a Marathon”

September 11, 2019

Brittany, a 28-year-old New Yorker played by Jillian Bell, experiences a wake-up call after her doctor diagnoses her as obese.

“Edie” Struggles to Summit the Mountain

Matthew Dillon, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Unfortunately, none of the characters feel like real people.

One Theater, One Screen, 71 Years: Goodbye Paris Theater

Alex Dickison, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

After months of uncertainty,  New York City’s last single-screen movie theater closed its doors Wednesday Aug 28.

Story Over Scares on “IT Chapter Two”

Michael Murphy, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

The film is not your typical bloody horror flick, where the main purpose is to create scares in unique new ways, over and over again.

The Best of Last Semester: Music, Movies and Moments

The Best of Last Semester: Music, Movies and Moments

September 4, 2019

By Margaret Rothfus Want to know what caught the Ram’s eye in the culture section last semester? Amongst all the happenings of spring 2019, a few stand out. Here’s the best of what our writers thou...

After 50 Years, “Midnight Cowboy” Stands Alone

After 50 Years, “Midnight Cowboy” Stands Alone

May 30, 2019

Fifty years since its release, “Midnight Cowboy” remains a monument to artistic risk.

Actors Help Avengers End Game to Shine

Actors Help Avengers End Game to Shine

May 1, 2019

Showcasing this cast before several of its members leave the MCU at the film’s conclusion is obviously one of the main goals of “Endgame,” and arguably its biggest success.

Renn Woods Remembers “Hair,” 40 Years Later

Renn Woods Remembers “Hair,” 40 Years Later

April 3, 2019

To mark the occasion of the film’s 40th anniversary last month, The Fordham Ram spoke with actress and singer Renn Woods on her memories of the film of “Hair” and why working with Forman was a treasured experience.

A Cinema of Limitations: László Nemes Discusses His Latest Film

A Cinema of Limitations: László Nemes Discusses His Latest Film

March 18, 2019

“I didn’t do this film for Hungary. I didn’t do ‘Son of Saul’ for Hungary. I really did this film for human beings.”

Why Television and Movie Reboots are Windows for Improvement

Why Television and Movie Reboots are Windows for Improvement

February 20, 2019

One of the greatest things about reboots is that, we are not restricted to the same vanilla ideas as before, and we have something new to compare it to, bad or good.

Alita: Battle Angel Pushes The Envelope Too Far

Alita: Battle Angel Pushes The Envelope Too Far

February 20, 2019

Alita” is reminiscent of a high-speed, single-minded sci-fi action flick that went out of fashion in 2005, thankfully, though, with better production value.

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