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Entertainment

“Captain Marvel” Fights Misogyny

WARNING: This review contains spoilers. “Smile more!” It’s a common phrase I, and most other women, have heard before. Whether we’re too thin, too fat, too talkative, or have no personality women are highly accustomed to being judged. Oftentimes positive characteristics used to define men (intelligent, a leader, funny) are […]

Opinion

Best Movies of 2018

Hereditary focuses on the relationships between the Graham family, and their reactions to deaths they face. The thriller begins with a wide shot of a dollhouse, and as the camera zooms in audiences see it is actually the Graham family home. This shot suggests the family members are nothing more than […]

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Top 10 movies of 2017

2017. What a unique and surprising year for film. As I write this, it’s New Year’s Eve, and this year alone I saw 51 movies at the multiplex. That’s more than any previous year and almost one film a week. More than any year in recent memory, 2017 was when […]

Entertainment

No Losers Here

Growing up isn’t easy. At a time in your life, you come to realize that your parents and other adult figures aren’t always going to be able to protect you from the larger world, which feels especially intimidating during adolescence. When you’re on the cusp of adulthood, you find that […]

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Summer blockbusters disappoint while gems go unnoticed

Popstar starring Andy Samberg is a fantastic movie many missed.   There is no tip-toeing around this. This past summer movie season was a disappointment to say the least.  There were films that fell short of their hype (Jason Bourne and Suicide Squad), films that were made despite little enthusiasm […]