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A Soulful Depiction: Creed II

A Soulful Depiction: Creed II

December 5, 2018

Creed II is a very compelling sequel that manages to overcome its predictability due to the strength of its cast, themes and spectacle.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Lacks Magic

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Lacks Magic

November 28, 2018

What you are left with is a film that only feels like a Harry Potter property because it constantly reminds you that it is one.

The Hate U Give Confronts Systemic Racism

The Hate U Give Confronts Systemic Racism

November 14, 2018

The Hate U Give fiercely challenges today’s political climate and is a must-see film for all ages.

The Stanford Prison Experiment is Strikingly Unsettling

The Stanford Prison Experiment is Strikingly Unsettling

October 17, 2018

By Isha Khawaja While some may enjoy horror films like The Shining, Psycho or It, I found The Stanford Prison Experiment to be the creepiest of the horror film genre. The Stanford Prison Experi...

Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman Embraces Awareness

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...

Sierra Burgess is a Loser Embraces Body Positivity

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 ...

Sorry to Bother You: An Unobvious Satire

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...

Bergman Retrospective Concludes at Film Forum

Bergman Retrospective Concludes at Film Forum

March 21, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo Ingmar Bergman did not like awards, at least not for his films. Upon his 1960 Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay, the lionized filmmaker and professional genius informed the Acade...

Jumanji Is a Wild Ride Worth Taking

Jumanji Is a Wild Ride Worth Taking

February 7, 2018

By Chris Canadeo The year 2018 is set to be one of the all-time greatest years for movie production. With blockbuster films such as Avengers: Infinity War, Solo: A Star Wars Story and Black Panther, it...

The Guilty Pleasure of One Missed Call

The Guilty Pleasure of One Missed Call

January 31, 2018

by Theresa Schliep Sleepovers in middle school were dominated by scary movies featuring pretty stars who tried to convince us they were of high school age. I recently watched one such film with my fri...

Call Me By Your Name: A Masterclass in Cinematic Sensuality

Call Me By Your Name: A Masterclass in Cinematic Sensuality

January 24, 2018

By Bailey Hosfelt  There is something about a film set over the course of a summer. Add picturesque Northern Italy, Armie Hammer wearing short shorts and heartache accompanied by a gut-wrenching Sufjan Stevens song i...

Oh Hi, James: Franco Embodies a Cult Film Icon in “The Disaster Artist”

Oh Hi, James: Franco Embodies a Cult Film Icon in “The Disaster Artist”

December 6, 2017

By Ryan Di Corpo James Franco and Tommy Wiseau are having an enigma contest. Franco is a well-respected Hollywood actor and an Oscar nominee who has appeared in several acclaimed films: Milk (2008), 127 Hours (2010...

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