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Bojack Horseman Painfully Depicts Reality

September 26, 2018

By Briana Scalia Few shows can get away with as much as “Bojack Horseman” has managed to do. In the past four seasons, this animated comedy has become a staple of Netflix’s original lineup. The sho...

Finn Jones stars in Marvel's Iron Fist. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Iron Fist’s Season Premiere is a Martial Arts Adventure

September 19, 2018

By Greg Mysogland While not all of Marvel’s collaborations with Netflix have been as universally praised as the first seasons of "Daredevil"and "Jessica Jones,"  it’s safe to say that none wer...

Three Identical Strangers was released June 29, 2018. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Three Identical Strangers: A horrifying and inappropriate documentary

September 19, 2018

By Matt Dillon The new documentary Three Identical Strangers follows the harrowing story of three triplets separated at birth by their adoption agency, only to discover each other decades later. T...

Award winning animation, Adventure Time, releases their season finale after eight years. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Adventure Time Comes to an End

September 12, 2018

By Thomas Tedesco Last Monday, the Cartoon Network animated series "Adventure Time" aired its finale. The episode concluded the tenth season of Pendleton Ward’s award-winning show, drawing in 921 t...

BlacKkKlansman was directed by visionary filmmaker, Spike Lee (Courtesy of Facebook).

Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman Embraces Awareness

September 12, 2018

By Kieran Press-Reynolds BlacKkKlansman captures the zeitgeist of the late 2010s: awareness. On the heels of rising political tensions, the American entertainment business has made a massive effort t...

Netflix film Sierra Burgess is a Loser released September 7, 2018 (Courtesy of Facebook).

Sierra Burgess is a Loser Embraces Body Positivity

September 12, 2018

By Anna Kuyat Netflix originals are notoriously inconsistent with their themes. Netflix has released films and TV shows that have progressive themes and bring up significant issues relating to our current political climate. These films and shows encourage uncomfortable conversations about topics ...

Directed by Boots Riley, Sorry to Bother You has received critical acclaim (Courtesy of Facebook).

Sorry to Bother You: An Unobvious Satire

September 12, 2018

By Matt Dillon Sorry to Bother You starts out like a mid-2000s workplace comedy. The directionless Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) ends up as a telemarketer, forcing him to deal with abrasive coworkers and the fear of being forgotten. As the film goes on, it introduces more radical concepts u...

Avengers: Infinity War released on April 27, 2018 (Courtesy of Facebook).

Avengers: Infinity War Defies Your Expectations

May 2, 2018

By Shelby Daniel Maintaining audience interest in a continuous narrative for 10 years is not an easy task. Presenting an adaptive narrative to the big screen from an original written source also prov...

Campus MovieFest screened indpendent student films (Mahlon Hanifin/The Fordham Ram).

Student Films Shine at Campus MovieFest

May 2, 2018

By Shelby Daniel Last Wednesday, students assembled in the McGinley Ballroom to see the top 16 short films from this year’s Campus MovieFest, the world’s largest student film festival. Commonly shorten...

Isle of Dogs a Lesser Effort in Anderson Canon

Isle of Dogs a Lesser Effort in Anderson Canon

April 25, 2018

By Michael Dillon Isle of Dogs is Wes Anderson’s newest film and while it has the ambition you expect from him, it falls short of the expectations set by his previous works. The film takes place in a nea...

From left to right: NPR’s Piotr Orlov, Grace Jones and Sophie Fiennes at the Film Society of Lincoln Center on April 14 (Ryan Di Corpo/The Fordham Ram).

Grace Jones Discusses New Film at Lincoln Center

April 25, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo “Ladies and Gentlemen, Miss Grace Jones.” Director Sophie Fiennes and her film subject Grace Jones sat down for a conversation moderated by NPR’s Piotr Orlov on April 14 at t...

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Wild Wild Country Questions Your Reality

April 11, 2018

By Audrey Annison In the past couple of weeks, there is a good chance that you have heard of the Way Brothers’ new six-part documentary series on Netflix, “Wild Wild Country.” With a “100% Certif...

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