Tag: Movies

Wonder Woman/Trailer Still
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Wonder Woman: A Review

Since its announcement, “Wonder Woman” has had a continuous uphill battle ahead of its release. Some viewers see little hope in Warner Brothers’ DC film universe. Viewers of those films are asking themselves, “If “Batman V Superman” and “Suicide Squad” were so bad, why should we give “Wonder Woman” a […]

The Zookeeper's Wife/Trailer Still
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The Zookeeper’s Wife: A Review

The first thing the viewer sees in “The Zookeeper’s Wife” is the back of Antonina Żabiński’s (Jessica Chastain) head. The camera remains fixed on her, moving behind her, supporting her, as she briefly plays with the lion cubs sleeping next to her son (Timothy Radford) and makes her way to […]

“Moonlight”: A Review
Arts & Culture

“Moonlight”: A Review

  “Who is you, Chiron?” Identity is perhaps the most crucial, and yet maddeningly elusive—even contradictory—parts of life. “Moonlight” is all about the challenges, changes, and influences that shape our sense of identity. It follows the life of a gay black man from the slums of Miami. The film is […]

“Denial”: A Review
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“Denial”: A Review

In “Denial”, Deborah Libstadt must defend herself and the historical integrity of the Holocaust when holocaust denier David Irving sues her for libel. The film opens with Libstadt going about her day: running with her dog through the neighborhood, teaching a class on Holocaust history, and preparing for a Q&A […]

The Hateful Eight
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The Hateful Eight

It’s not actually film that you’re watching when you go to the movies these days. What you’re seeing on the screen is a digital image created on digital cameras, and while the term “film” has stuck around, the transparent plastic coated with gelatin emulsion and light sensitive silver halide (that […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

  The force has awakened and so have audiences around the world. Back in 2012 when George Lucas sold his mega-franchise to The Walt Disney Company it was announced that Lucasfilm and Disney would begin production on a new “Star Wars” Trilogy. Now after years of speculation, trailer reactions, and […]