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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...

Yvonne Cagle, A Not-So Hidden Figure for NASA

March 8, 2017

By Katie Quinlisk Follow columnist Katie Quinlisk as she sheds light on Fordham’s female history, one woman’s experience at a time. Through Hidden Figures was snubbed in all three Oscar categories in which it was...

Building Up Lego Batman

Building Up Lego Batman

February 22, 2017

By Mathew Dillon The best DC Comics film released since Christopher Nolan’s acclaimed Dark Knight Trilogy ended is Lego Batman. A spinoff of the successful and surprisingly watchable Lego Movie, Lego Batman stars “Arrested Develo...

Silence Proves Scorsese Can Do No Wrong

Silence Proves Scorsese Can Do No Wrong

February 15, 2017

By Elizabeth Smislova As a person who loves to re-watch movies until I can practically recite them, saying I will never watch Martin Scorsese’s new masterpiece Silence again means a lot. However, I found it a deeply moving exp...

Split Reviews With Movie’s Portrayal of Mental Illness

Split Reviews With Movie’s Portrayal of Mental Illness

February 8, 2017

By Miguel Santos The film Split has taken the number one spot on the domestic box office for the third consecutive weekend. Despite this financial success, the movie has received criticism for its offensive and s...

“The Crown”

“The Crown”

January 25, 2017

By Nicole Fiorica Several weeks ago at the Golden Globes, the new Netflix series “The Crown” picked up two Golden Globes for best TV Drama and best actress in a TV Drama. Though not as widely followed as ...

Star Wars Galaxy Transcends Generations

Star Wars Galaxy Transcends Generations

December 7, 2016

By Victor Ordonez The Star Wars galaxy is expanding, and so is its fandom. The once underdog sci-fi film is now a multimillion-dollar franchise. The first film, A New Hope, was released in 197...

Moonlight’s Poignant Look at One Man’s Life

Moonlight’s Poignant Look at One Man’s Life

December 7, 2016

By Greg Mysogland These days, films with genuine thematic weight tend to be complex, grand affairs, often occurring in historical settings. Director Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight is an exception, packing ...

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