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Black Panther Rises Above Superhero Convention

Black Panther Rises Above Superhero Convention

February 28, 2018

By Matthew Dillon The newest and possibly most anticipated addition to the “Marvel Cinematic Universe,” Black Panther has managed to stick out in an overcrowded genre. Even as Marvel, as well as DC, seems ...

The Force Falters in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The Force Falters in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

January 24, 2018

By Matthew Dillon   While not quite as incompetent or lifeless as the dark depths of the mid-2000s prequel trilogy, The Last Jedi does not live up to standards of the timeless Star Wars franchise. Taking place after 2015...

Politics and Performance Prevail at SAG Awards

Politics and Performance Prevail at SAG Awards

January 24, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, which aired this past Sunday on TNT and TBS, sustained the political tone that has marked the 2018 awards season thus far. The awards, held...

In Wonder, Friendship Is More Than Skin Deep

In Wonder, Friendship Is More Than Skin Deep

November 29, 2017

By Elizabeth Smislova If you did not like John Green’s sob-story The Fault in Our Stars, then Wonder is probably not for you. However, if you enjoy watching moving, heartwarming stories about the enduring love of human relations...

Thor: Ragnorak Is a Hilarious Superhero Adventure

Thor: Ragnorak Is a Hilarious Superhero Adventure

November 15, 2017

By Greg Mysogland None of the leading characters of the vast Marvel Cinematic Universe needed a makeover more than Thor. Chris Hemsworth has always done fine work as the Marvel superhero version of the norse “God of T...

Alternative Horror Films to Watch This Halloween

Alternative Horror Films to Watch This Halloween

October 25, 2017

By Matthew Dillon As the days get shorter and the nights get colder this October, there is no better activity to get in the spirit of the season than watching a Halloween classic. If you are looking for an alternative to...

Kingsman: The Golden Circle, A Fine Film

Kingsman: The Golden Circle, A Fine Film

September 26, 2017

By Matthew Dillion Kingsman: The Golden Circle follows the continued exploits of British youth Harry Hart, a member of the secretive Kingsman spy organization. A series of events forces him and the rest of the organiza...

Mediocre American Assassin Misses the Mark

Mediocre American Assassin Misses the Mark

September 20, 2017

By Matthew Dillon American Assassin is yet another painfully generic, forgettable action movie, depicting a young vigilante’s mission to stop Iran from employing a nuclear weapon. The film’s plot is as by the numbers as it gets...

Don’t Turn Your Back on IT

Don’t Turn Your Back on IT

September 13, 2017

By Matthew Dillion Andres Muschietti’s IT is an adaptation of the classic Stephen King novel and one of the most genuinely scary films to come out in recent memory. Whereas most remakes tend to be awkward cash...

A Student’s Guide to Tribeca Film Festival

April 11, 2017

By Ryan Di Corpo Beware, reader: the following article contains constant name-dropping. Next week will mark the 16th time casual filmgoers and bonafide cineastes have gathered together to attend the ...

Beauty and the Beast

March 29, 2017

By Ryan Di Corpo In this cinematic era of remakes, sequels, pastiches and parodies, Disney’s new live-action version of Beauty and the Beast stands up relatively well against other attempts by major studios to produ...

X-Men’s Logan Claws its Way to the Top

X-Men’s Logan Claws its Way to the Top

March 8, 2017

By Matthew Dillon Logan is Hugh Jackman’s last outing as Wolverine, the Canadian, clawed mutant superhero that serves as the face of the X-Men. It follows an elderly and exhausted Wolverine’s travels...

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