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Stop praising Love, Simon

Warning: this review spoils the poorly made film Surrounded by the backdrop of upper-middle-class suburbia and the white people to match, Love, Simon tells the story of Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) who lives a picture perfect and extremely privileged life. He has caring (and at

Ready Player One adds depth to genre

Video game movie genre gains a gem Ready Player One claims that “the limits of reality are your own imagination”—and director Steven Spielberg has a more limitless imagination than most. In Wade Watt’s (Tye Sheridan) 2045, life is so grim that most of humanity has chosen

A Wrinkle in Time radiates with beauty

Disney fantasy is a sight to see by Alexander Elmore and Jaleesia Fobbs Disney’s updated adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time, which is based on a 1962 children’s novel by Madeleine L’Engle, stands almost entirely on the grounds of sheer spectacle. Meg Murray (Storm Reid)

Winchester does little to add depth to its story

Horror film stays typical to its genre  The Winchester Mystery House was built in 1884 by Sarah Winchester, who became the heiress to 50 percent of the Winchester Repeating Firearms company after her husband William passed away. The house is widely known as the most

God’s Own Country tells poetic tale

Romance paints a picture of hope for love Through frames carved with beautiful depictions of farm life, careful glances, and emotional walls built by a lonely young man destroyed by a handsome stranger, a picture is painted of a poetic tale about true love found.

Wakanda Forever: Black Panther is a triumph

A cultural revolution that defies all doubts Marvel’s highly anticipated Black Panther was released in theaters this past weekend, and it has shattered box office records by bringing in more than $241 million in its opening weekend.  Director Ryan Coogler has managed to create more

Call Me By Your Name delivers a breathtaking performance

A transcendent love story that tops all romances   Since Call Me By Your Name’s release at last year’s Sundance Film Festival, it has received well-deserved Oscar buzz and has subsequently received multiple Academy Award nominations. The film has been nominated for Best Actor, Best

Harry Potter fan-fiction-inspired film falls short

Fan-made prequel adds new insights to life of Voldemort Voldemort: Origins of the Heir is an unofficial, fan-made prequel to the Harry Potter franchise. The film, which was posted on YouTube earlier this year, has racked up over 10 million views and runs for just

New show serves as modern-day Bonnie and Clyde

End of the F***ing world is instant F***ing hit Think of all of the charming details of an indie flick, add beautiful cinematography, richly complex characters, and dark humor about a high school psychopath, and viewers will get the British TV show The End of

I, Tonya mostly gets the gold

Oscar piece is unbalanced, but gripping I, Tonya tells the true story of figure skater Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) leading up to the 1994 Olympics. The film recounts the brutal attack of rival figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, an attempt to remove her from the competition.