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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...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Found in NYC

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Found in NYC

October 19, 2016

By Victor Ordonez The magic will continue. On Thursday Oct. 13, at an event that simultaneously took place in New York City, Sao Paulo, Mexico City and Rome, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling confirmed her newest film crea...

Magnificent Seven Makes Its Second Debut

September 28, 2016

Filed under Culture, Film and Television, News

By Elizabeth Smislova As I took my seat in the Landmark Theatres Sunshine Cinema in the East Village and watched the lights go off and the show begin, the skyscraper-filled and fast-paced New York melted away and the Old West appeared. It was a screening for "The Magnificent Seven" and the audience (including myself) eagerly waited for its sneak peek of Denzel Washington’s performance as bounty hunter Sam Chisolm. Persona...

Another Addition to a Stagnant Christian Film Genre

Another Addition to a Stagnant Christian Film Genre

September 21, 2016

By Matthew Dillon There is a problem with “Christian movies,” the on the rise genre of films made and marketed as being Christian. I will freely admit that this term is a bit deceptive, as even the most ardent...

Students Recognized at Campus MovieFest Awards

Students Recognized at Campus MovieFest Awards

May 4, 2016

By Bailey Hosfelt Student run productions took home several awards at the seventh annual Campus MovieFest (CMF). “Gifted” received the Golden Tripod Award(GTA) for best production design. This dark comedy was written, directed, filme...

Kerry Washington is Back on Capital Hill in HBO’s Confirmation

Kerry Washington is Back on Capital Hill in HBO’s Confirmation

April 20, 2016

By Erin Cabrey  Everyone knows Kerry Washington as White House crisis manager Olivia Pope in “Scandal,” but HBO’s new film Confirmation sees Washington take on a very different situation in the nation’s capital. Washington stars in...

Everybody Wants Some!!

Everybody Wants Some!!

April 20, 2016

By Delaney Benison Director and writer, Richard Linklater who brought you Dazed and Confused brings you Everybody Wants Some!!. This testosterone-filled sequel strikes at the simplicity and heart ...

The Oscars in Review: Red Carpets and Racial Tensions

The Oscars in Review: Red Carpets and Racial Tensions

March 9, 2016

By Katherine Kelly   While many Hollywood royals were busy glamming for their big night, other industry veterans ridiculed and protested the 88th Academy Awards for the lack of diversity in nominees. Racial tensions in America are at the ...

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