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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 ...

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

December 7, 2016

By Matthew Dillon As a big fan of comic books, I had pretty low expectations for Doctor Strange. The film is the newest addition to the seemingly endless array of Marvel Comics adaptations. While th...

Lord of War Features Nicolas Cage at His Best

Lord of War Features Nicolas Cage at His Best

December 7, 2016

By Tyler Dikun  Back before his meteoric plummet to Hollywood punch-line, Nicolas Cage actually had a string of good performances. In Leaving Las Vegas, Cage poured trauma and heartbreak into the role of Be...

Arrival Artfully Weaves Emotion With Emotion

Arrival Artfully Weaves Emotion With Emotion

November 16, 2016

By Greg Mysogland  It is very rare for a film to simultaneously be highly innovative and emotionally impactful, while conveying important messages with real-world significance. Denis Villeneuve’s Arr...

The Accountant Does Not Add Up

The Accountant Does Not Add Up

November 2, 2016

By Greg Mysogland About halfway through director Gavin O’Connor’s new film, The Accountant, I found myself scratching my head. I was deciding whether I liked the film and came to the perplexing conclusion that it had an...

Comic Fans From Far and Wide, Unite!

Comic Fans From Far and Wide, Unite!

October 19, 2016

By Victor Ordonez  Was it a bird? Was it a plane? Nope, it was New York Comic Con and it brought with it big news for all things nerd. From comics to movies to television, NYCC delivered plenty of trailer...

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