Articles tagged: Movies


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Trailer Takes: The French Dispatch, The Green Knight, Stranger Things 4

Trailer 1 — The French Dispatch (2020) Roman: One of my favorite directors of all time (Wes Anderson) making a movie about one of my greatest passions (journalism)? I can... Read more

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To All the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Movies, I Still Love You; but I Know You Can Do Better

Like most sequels, the biggest hurdle To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020) faces is measuring up to the hype of its predecessor, the extremely successful To... Read more

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Birds of Prey is Pretty Freakin’ Fantabulous

Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) needs a fresh start. When we are reintroduced to the Suicide Squad antiheroine, she has just been dumped by her “puddin,” the Joker. Cocktail-drunk and heartbroken,... Read more

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Quiz: How Will Your Oscars Opinions Predict Your Spring Semester?

Oscar nominations came out Monday morning and there were, unfortunately, not too many surprises. However, just because the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences follows the same patterns year... Read more

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The Aeronauts Fails to Reach New Heights

In the final 10 minutes of The Aeronauts (2019), while James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) and Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) are struggling to defy nature and land their hot air balloon,... Read more

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A Brief List of Things Michael Bay Clearly Didn’t Understand While Making 6 Underground

Imagine you’re talking to a 12-year-old boy working on his science fair project and he, having binged an age-inappropriate diet of Red Bull, pixie sticks, and action movies, decided to... Read more

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Let It Snow: A Christmas Twist On Classic Romantic Comedy Tropes

Let it Snow (2019) is the perfect movie to watch on a cozy Friday night after a long, stressful week—or a cozy, drunken Tuesday night after a long, stressful beginning... Read more

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

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... Read more

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The Goldfinch is a Poor Reproduction of a Work of Art

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... Read more

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A Leisurely Stroll Down Memory Lane

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... Read more

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The Weekly List: Music Perfect for the Movies

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... Read more

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Tense and Intimate, First Man Takes You to the Moon and Back

Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, is by all means an American hero. He was a family man whose ordinary life was turned upside down when... Read more

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Smallfoot Leaves A Big Imprint

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... Read more

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Following a Streak of Successful Rom-Coms, Netflix Gets Cocky and Falls Flat with Sierra Burgess is a Loser

WARNING: contains spoilers, sorry!! I’m going to be honest with you, I watched Sierra Burgess is a Loser (2018) purely to see my one true love, Noah Centineo. His performance... Read more

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Trailer Takes: Sicario 2: Day of Soldado, Eighth Grade, and Tag

Sicario 2: Day of Soldado – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIMChzE_aCo Sam: Mixed feelings from me on this one. Soldado is the sequel to Sicario (2015), a violent, unfettered foray into the war against... Read more

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A Case for the Classics: Stagecoach

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... Read more

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What to look forward to in 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... Read more

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The Halftime Report: Week of 1/25

We made it to our second edition! Check out this week’s Halftime Report for the best in entertainment over the next seven days. Album Releases: Adore Life – Savages, Release... Read more

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The Halftime Report: Week of 1/18

Welcome to the first ever edition of the Halftime Report! Every week we’re going to bring you the best of the best in entertainment for the week to come, from... Read more

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Small Plots, Big Actors: A look at Southpaw and The Influence of “Boxing Films”

Despite featuring a muscle-bound Jake Gyllenhaal, a strong, tailor-made score, and scenes of heart-rending tension, Antoine Fuqua presents a film that relies on generic clichés to carry out a nonsensical... Read more