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Isle of Dogs a Lesser Effort in Anderson Canon

Isle of Dogs a Lesser Effort in Anderson Canon

April 25, 2018

By Michael Dillon Isle of Dogs is Wes Anderson’s newest film and while it has the ambition you expect from him, it falls short of the expectations set by his previous works. The film takes place in a nea...

Grace Jones Discusses New Film at Lincoln Center

Grace Jones Discusses New Film at Lincoln Center

April 25, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo “Ladies and Gentlemen, Miss Grace Jones.” Director Sophie Fiennes and her film subject Grace Jones sat down for a conversation moderated by NPR’s Piotr Orlov on April 14 at t...

Wild Wild Country Questions Your Reality

Wild Wild Country Questions Your Reality

April 11, 2018

By Audrey Annison In the past couple of weeks, there is a good chance that you have heard of the Way Brothers’ new six-part documentary series on Netflix, “Wild Wild Country.” With a “100% Certif...

Ready Player One

Ready Player One

April 11, 2018

By Gregory Mysogland After several years of directing mostly political thrillers of varying quality, Steven Spielberg returns to the science fiction blockbuster filmmaking that started his storied career with Ready Player One. The...

Take Your Pills Denounces Amphetamine Based Medication

Take Your Pills Denounces Amphetamine Based Medication

April 4, 2018

By Isha Khawaja “Adderall, side effects may include being awesome at everything.” The Netflix original documentary Take Your Pills looks at the nonchalant attitude towards prescription stim...

Love, Simon Conforms to Rom Com Conventions

Love, Simon Conforms to Rom Com Conventions

April 4, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo A brief perusal through the history of LGBT cinema, particularly within in the United States, would likely reveal landmark titles such as The Boys in the Band, Philadelphia and Brokebac...

Season 2 of Jessica Jones Underperforms

Season 2 of Jessica Jones Underperforms

March 21, 2018

By Briana Scalia The second season of “Jessica Jones,” while not unwatchable, is certainly not as enjoyable as its initial season. The most recent of Marvel’s batch of Netflix shows, “Jess...

Bergman Retrospective Concludes at Film Forum

Bergman Retrospective Concludes at Film Forum

March 21, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo Ingmar Bergman did not like awards, at least not for his films. Upon his 1960 Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay, the lionized filmmaker and professional genius informed the Acade...

Rob Cohen Discusses The Hurricane Heist

Rob Cohen Discusses The Hurricane Heist

March 14, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo Rob Cohen, director of the newly-released film The Hurricane Heist, deserves your gratitude. Most known for originating the multi-film, multi-million dollar The Fast and Furious fran...

Oscars Recap: The Shape of Water Shines

Oscars Recap: The Shape of Water Shines

March 14, 2018

By Shelby Daniels Celebrating its 90th year, the Academy Awards had more than just presenting flubs to worry about for this year’s show. Hoping to recover from last year’s tense Moonlight and La...

Netflix’s “Sense8” Demonstrates Characters’ Diversity

Netflix’s “Sense8” Demonstrates Characters’ Diversity

March 14, 2018

By Colette Nolan When I first saw trailers for Netflix’s original show “Sense8,” I figured it wasn’t going to be something I’d really enjoy. However, once I finally got around to watching it, ...

Questioning History with The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X

Questioning History with The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X

February 28, 2018

By Isha Khawaja Malcolm X’s legacy was celebrated in the heart of Harlem. On Feb. 21 the Smithsonian Channel and The National Black Theatre hosted a private premiere of The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X. T...

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