Tag: Movies

<i>Coraline</i>: The Kids Movie That Made Me Afraid of My Mom

Coraline: The Kids Movie That Made Me Afraid of My Mom

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11/02/2019

Coraline (2009) isn’t exactly a “Halloween movie”. In fact, there’s no mention of Halloween at all. Despite this, Coraline’s resemblance to a lot of children’s Halloween movies has solidified its presence in my mind as a part of the same genre. Its participation in this genre, however, is extremely unique. Most children’s movies surrounding the…

<i>The Goldfinch</i> is a Poor Reproduction of a Work of Art

The Goldfinch is a Poor Reproduction of a Work of Art

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09/21/2019

In a rustic West Village workshop, two ostensibly twin claw-foot chairs are set in front of a young Theodore Decker (Oakes Fegley): one an authentic piece of period furniture, the other a reproduction of the antique. The difference between them is tactile—as Theo runs his fingertips over the dark mahogany grain, he finds the reproduction…

A Leisurely Stroll Down Memory Lane

A Leisurely Stroll Down Memory Lane

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04/04/2019

For our 50th anniversary issue, we’ve selected a series of quotes from our leisure section in the last decade, some showing the significance of certain cultural moments, others displaying the more questionable snippets of the 2010s entertainment industry. *** Movies: The film industry was praised and criticized for the stories it decided to elevate and…

The Weekly List: Music Perfect for the Movies

The Weekly List: Music Perfect for the Movies

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03/13/2019

I don’t know if it’s just me, but there are songs that I listen to and immediately think would be perfect in a film. Whether it’s a coming-of-age comedy or an intense thriller, here are eight songs that would be killer on a film soundtrack. “Diane Young” by Vampire Weekend This song is all about…

<i>Smallfoot</i> Leaves A Big Imprint

Smallfoot Leaves A Big Imprint

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10/02/2018

At a time when it seems that most kids’ movies are either remakes of the classics or sequels, Smallfoot brings something new to the table. Directed by Karey Kirkpatrick and Jason Reisig, the animated film conveys a joyful yet profound tone, and captures the silly essence of a Warner Bros movie. The story follows the journey…

A Case for the Classics: <i>Stagecoach</i>

A Case for the Classics: Stagecoach

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02/14/2018

To pinpoint the moment at which the American 18th century western frontier began to be mythologized is impossible. Early explorers including Lewis and Clark, sent West by Thomas Jefferson to explore the newly acquired western territory, provided descriptions of the West that tempted American readers. Their notes, which detailed their occasional adventures and the nature…

What to look forward to in 2018

What to look forward to in 2018

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01/26/2018

Voice staffers share the movies and TV shows they’re looking forward to this year, from powerful female-led cinema to superheros and…sharks? Jessica Jones Season 2 — March 8, 2018 I wish I could tell you that I’m a different, more mature person than my high school-self and that I’m not freaking out about Jessica Jones…

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