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Best of the Decade: Films

Best of the Decade: Films

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12/06/2019

As the decade comes to a close, Halftime is celebrating by taking a look back at the best that the 2010s had to offer. Below you’ll find some of our favorite films from the past ten years. Be sure to also check out Halftime’s Best Albums and Best TV of the Decade. *** Summarizing an…

Beware, <i>The Good Liar</i> is Trying to Con You

Beware, The Good Liar is Trying to Con You

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11/20/2019

I once read the following anecdote, which describes the process of a con job. At a casino, a con man invites a potential victim to play cards and sits across from him at a gaming table. While playing, the con man subtly reveals that he is making sure the ace frequently ends up in his…

<i>The Laundromat</i> is a Bad Copy of <i>The Big Short</i>

The Laundromat is a Bad Copy of The Big Short

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11/07/2019

When The Big Short  was released in 2015, it should not have worked nearly as well as it did. It was trying to explain a complex issue within the constraints of a two hour movie while still providing an interesting narrative to keep the audience from getting bored. It had way too many storylines, most…

Trailer Takes: <i>The Mandalorian, The Photograph,</i> and <i>Little Joe</i>

Trailer Takes: The Mandalorian, The Photograph, and Little Joe

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11/06/2019

The Mandalorian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmI7WKrAtqs Matthew: Woah woah woah! The trailer goes from stormtrooper helmets on spikes to talking about bounty hunters, one of which looks very similar to a stormtrooper. I lack a complete knowledge on the entire Star Wars saga—I am including other spinoff shows, comics, and stories, in addition to the movies produced. However,…

Todd Phillips Doesn’t Understand His Own Movie

Todd Phillips Doesn’t Understand His Own Movie

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10/18/2019

Since its award-winning debut at the Venice Film Festival, Joker (2019) has been generating heated discussion online. Many critics praised it as a compelling film that stands out from the usual crowd of superhero fare, while others criticized its portrayal of gun violence and mental illness or its nihilistic political stance. These general lines of…

Trailer Takes: <i>Dickenson</i>, <i>Knives Out</i>, and <i>Warrior Queen of Jhansi</i>

Trailer Takes: Dickenson, Knives Out, and Warrior Queen of Jhansi

By: , and
09/25/2019

Dickinson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBMeB6xG4rE  Chetan: As someone who doesn’t particularly like period dramas but watches them anyway, I have to say this trailer looks pretty interesting in the beginning. Dickinson is such an influential poet, but I honestly don’t know anything about her life. I didn’t enjoy the whole fantasy ghost carriage bit, but I can see…

D23 and the Dark Side of Disney’s Cultural Dominance

D23 and the Dark Side of Disney’s Cultural Dominance

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09/16/2019

On the weekend of August 23, thousands of Disney fans and reporters flocked to Anaheim, California for D23, Disney’s biannual exposition of all the things it plans to do in the near future. They were treated to a smorgasbord of reveals, from upcoming films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to new Star Wars shows to…

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