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“Unbelievable” is a new Netflix show that takes a close look at sexual assault. (Courtesy of Twitter)

“Unbelievable” Calls Attention to Sexual Assault

September 25, 2019

The series demonstrates precisely how damaging rape culture is and continues to be.


The Fantastical, Mesmerizing World of “Millennium Actress”

September 18, 2019

The unique storytelling approach of “Millennium Actress” leaves the film’s narrative difficult to navigate.

Tiana from Princess and the Frog finds love with the help of the firefly Ray. (Courtesy of twitter.)

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

Brittany learns to run. (Courtesy of Twitter)

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.

Billie Eilish’s first studio album, “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP WHERE DO WE GO” dropped on March 29 of this year. (Courtesy of Facebook)

The Best of Last Semester: Music, Movies and Moments

September 4, 2019

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 thought of spring’s music...

Jon Voight (left) as Joe Buck and Dustin Hoffman as Enrico “Ratso” Rizzo on the set of “Midnight Cowboy” (All Photos Courtesy of Michael Childers).

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

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.

The Fordham Ram interviews Renn Woods, who sang

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.

Born in Hungary, Nemes received the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film after his début feature, “Son of Saul” (2015), announced him as a daring cinematic voice.

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.”

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