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Woman of the Hour: Brie Larson

Woman of the Hour: Brie Larson

January 26, 2016

By Erin Cabrey Brie Larson’s role in the critically acclaimed drama Room has catapulted her from relative obscurity to the cusp of bona fide stardom. Once a tween movie darling, the 26-year-old has pr...

Film Frights On Friday the Thirteenth

Film Frights On Friday the Thirteenth

November 17, 2015

By Hayley Hughes The second night of the New York City Horror Film Festival took place on a fitting day, Friday the 13th. The NCYHFF is a four-day-long event that takes place each November at various venues throughout the city. The ...

The Compelling Tale of Women’s Rights in America

The Compelling Tale of Women’s Rights in America

November 11, 2015

 By Sophie Ladanyi Carey Mulligan’s new movie, Suffragette, does not disappoint. The film, directed by Sarah Gavron and costarring Helena Bonham Carter and Meryl Streep, tells the story of the Br...

The Downfall of James Bond?

The Downfall of James Bond?

November 3, 2015

By Elizabeth Smislova Though he is a British secret agent, one of the most defining American film figures is James Bond. His character exudes manly swagger, womanizing allure and the epitome of class. He likes his martini...

Alvin Ailey on the Big Screen at Lincoln Center

Alvin Ailey on the Big Screen at Lincoln Center

October 20, 2015

By Annemarie Marconi On Tuesday, Oct. 6, Lincoln Center’s Alvin Ailey arrived on the big screen in a special screening for friends and family of Alvin Ailey. The movie, Lincoln Center at the Movies: Al...

Spielberg and Hanks Tell a New Cold War Tale

Spielberg and Hanks Tell a New Cold War Tale

October 20, 2015

By Nicole Horton Steven Spielberg’s Cold War espionage drama, Bridge of Spies, tells the story of James Donovan, a New York insurance lawyer who is pushed to provide a captured Soviet spy with pro-bono compensation. He is then recruited by the...

Space Adventure Takes a Serious Turn

Space Adventure Takes a Serious Turn

October 6, 2015

By Haley Hughes Scott Ridley’s The Martian stars Matt Damon as an astronaut working for NASA who becomes stranded on Mars and has to learn to survive. Based on the novel “The Martian” by Andy Weir and adapted into a screenplay by Drew Goddard, the m...

Truth is Stranger Than Fiction

Truth is Stranger Than Fiction

September 29, 2015

By Delaney Benison Director Scott Cooper takes on the most notorious gangster in U.S. history with Johnny Depp’s haunting performance as South Boston’s own James “Whitey” Bulger. Black Mass, based on t...

Campus Movie Fest 2015 Awards Winners

Campus Movie Fest 2015 Awards Winners

April 29, 2015

By Amanda Giglio This past Wednesday, April 22, Campus Activities Board co-sponsored Campus Movie Fest, the world’s largest annual student film and music festival. For a week, students are provid...

Editor’s Pick: Nebraska

Editor’s Pick: Nebraska

April 29, 2015

By Joe Vitale When anybody asks for Netflix recommendations, I always give the same response: Nebraska. Few people, unfortunately, are intrigued. I suspect it is either the name of the film or perhaps its vis...

‘Daredevil’: Binge-Worthy for Marvel Super Fans

‘Daredevil’: Binge-Worthy for Marvel Super Fans

April 22, 2015

By Nicole Fiorica “Marvel’s Daredevil” was not the most hyped release during the spring TV season, but the new Netflix project — the first of several anticipated collaborations with Marvel — st...

Campus MovieFest 2015 Prepares to Launch

Campus MovieFest 2015 Prepares to Launch

April 4, 2015

By Nicole Horton Campus MovieFest (CMF), the world's largest student film festival, is returning to Fordham for the sixth consecutive year. It is the world’s largest student film festival, in which over 500,000 college students globally part...

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