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Welles Unleashed in Long-Awaited Film

Welles Unleashed in Long-Awaited Film

October 3, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo When Orson Welles died in 1985, he left behind perhaps the most august, irreproachable reputation of any director of his generation. He also left behind a film. Welles is known mainly ...

The Children Act Choked

The Children Act Choked

September 26, 2018

By Matt Dillon The British medical and courtroom drama The Children Act offers an interesting premise but squanders its potential. Based on the Ian McEwan novel, the film follows judge Fiona Maye, played ...

Mandy Takes You on a Surreal, Enthralling Ride

Mandy Takes You on a Surreal, Enthralling Ride

September 26, 2018

By Kieran Press-Reynolds More than most movies, director Panos Cosmatos’ Mandy is a pure audiovisual experience. The aesthetic is uncompromising, grabbing your senses and transporting you thro...

Bojack Horseman Painfully Depicts Reality

Bojack Horseman Painfully Depicts Reality

September 26, 2018

By Briana Scalia Few shows can get away with as much as “Bojack Horseman” has managed to do. In the past four seasons, this animated comedy has become a staple of Netflix’s original lineup. The sho...

Iron Fist’s Season Premiere is a Martial Arts Adventure

Iron Fist’s Season Premiere is a Martial Arts Adventure

September 19, 2018

By Greg Mysogland While not all of Marvel’s collaborations with Netflix have been as universally praised as the first seasons of "Daredevil"and "Jessica Jones,"  it’s safe to say that none wer...

Three Identical Strangers: A horrifying and inappropriate documentary

Three Identical Strangers: A horrifying and inappropriate documentary

September 19, 2018

By Matt Dillon The new documentary Three Identical Strangers follows the harrowing story of three triplets separated at birth by their adoption agency, only to discover each other decades later. T...

Adventure Time Comes to an End

Adventure Time Comes to an End

September 12, 2018

By Thomas Tedesco Last Monday, the Cartoon Network animated series "Adventure Time" aired its finale. The episode concluded the tenth season of Pendleton Ward’s award-winning show, drawing in 921 t...

Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman Embraces Awareness

Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman Embraces Awareness

September 12, 2018

By Kieran Press-Reynolds BlacKkKlansman captures the zeitgeist of the late 2010s: awareness. On the heels of rising political tensions, the American entertainment business has made a massive effort t...

Sierra Burgess is a Loser Embraces Body Positivity

Sierra Burgess is a Loser Embraces Body Positivity

September 12, 2018

By Anna Kuyat Netflix originals are notoriously inconsistent with their themes. Netflix has released films and TV shows that have progressive themes and bring up significant issues relating to our current political climate. These films and shows encourage uncomfortable conversations about topics ...

Sorry to Bother You: An Unobvious Satire

Sorry to Bother You: An Unobvious Satire

September 12, 2018

By Matt Dillon Sorry to Bother You starts out like a mid-2000s workplace comedy. The directionless Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) ends up as a telemarketer, forcing him to deal with abrasive coworkers and the fear of being forgotten. As the film goes on, it introduces more radical concepts u...

Avengers: Infinity War Defies Your Expectations

Avengers: Infinity War Defies Your Expectations

May 2, 2018

By Shelby Daniel Maintaining audience interest in a continuous narrative for 10 years is not an easy task. Presenting an adaptive narrative to the big screen from an original written source also prov...

Student Films Shine at Campus MovieFest

Student Films Shine at Campus MovieFest

May 2, 2018

By Shelby Daniel Last Wednesday, students assembled in the McGinley Ballroom to see the top 16 short films from this year’s Campus MovieFest, the world’s largest student film festival. Commonly shorten...

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