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Lady Bird Soars Above The Coming-of-Age Genre

Lady Bird Soars Above The Coming-of-Age Genre

October 25, 2017

By Erin Cabrey The life of a high school senior is an awkward, bewildering and exhilarating one. You are on the precipice of so much change, looking into a collegiate future full of new beginnings, yet you are st...

The Fate of the Furious: An Underwhelming Ride for Fans

The Fate of the Furious: An Underwhelming Ride for Fans

April 26, 2017

By Greg Mysogland “You don’t turn your back on family. Even when they do.” Although not uttered by Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto until its sixth film, that line could serve as the motto for the entire The Fast and Furi...

Parallel Game Illuminates Forgotten Baseball Players

Parallel Game Illuminates Forgotten Baseball Players

April 12, 2017

By Grace Mullen Now that the baseball season has officially begun, fans across the nation are undoubtedly anticipating the skillful plays and thrilling games that await them in the coming months. Yet, wh...

X-Men’s Logan Claws its Way to the Top

X-Men’s Logan Claws its Way to the Top

March 8, 2017

By Matthew Dillon Logan is Hugh Jackman’s last outing as Wolverine, the Canadian, clawed mutant superhero that serves as the face of the X-Men. It follows an elderly and exhausted Wolverine’s travels...

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...

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

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...

Hollywood Turns A Blind Eye To Skin Colors

Hollywood Turns A Blind Eye To Skin Colors

September 22, 2016

By Briana Scalia Diversity in Hollywood is a heated issue, and has been for some time now. It would be ignorant to claim that Hollywood has not made any strides in diverse casting in the past years, but whe...

Another Addition to a Stagnant Christian Film Genre

Another Addition to a Stagnant Christian Film Genre

September 22, 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...

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