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Social Progress Will Continue Thanks to Rise in Moviegoing

Social Progress Will Continue Thanks to Rise in Moviegoing

Andrew Heying, Deputy Opinion Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Movies like Disney's live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" are setting a precedent and combatting Trump's vision for America by diversifying film with representations that more accurately reflect every day people.

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‘The Settlers’ Discusses Israel

‘The Settlers’ Discusses Israel

Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

NYU professor Shimon Dotan's new documentary "The Settlers" brings the virulent controversy of settlements along the West Bank between Israel and Palestine to light, finding hope and moderation in a world often cast as radical and irreconcilable.

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Robert DeNiro’s Passion Project is a Forgettable Mess

Robert DeNiro’s Passion Project is a Forgettable Mess

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

Don't get your hopes up for Robert DeNiro's new film "The Comedian" — as it turns out, passion projects aren't a guaranteed success. In fact, this one is downright forgettable.

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James Franco Brings Necessary Ambiguity to “I Am Michael”

James Franco Brings Necessary Ambiguity to “I Am Michael”

Tye Musante, Contributing Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

Considering his own history of questioned sexuality, James Franco's casting as famed LGBT-turned-Christian Michael Glatze was perfect.

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A Film That Gives More Than We Asked

A Film That Gives More Than We Asked

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

Ken Loach's "I, Daniel Blake" gives its audience more than it bargained for with parallels to the populist sentiments that drove Brexit and the working-class frustration riddling America.

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Alum’s Film Induces Anxiety From Start to Finish

Alum’s Film Induces Anxiety From Start to Finish

Thomas Price, Deputy Opinion Editor
December 1, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

"The Eyes of My Mother" is what horror movie fans have been waiting for — a breath of fresh fear in a tepid genre lost to jump-scares.

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Isabelle Huppert Shines in ‘Things to Come’

Isabelle Huppert Shines in ‘Things to Come’

Zach Martin, Editor at Large
November 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

Mia Hansen-Love's new French drama "Things to Come" brings out the subtleties of heartbreak when one least expects it.

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From a Hunger Strike To a Revolution

From a Hunger Strike To a Revolution

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

The new documentary on the famed hunger-striker Bobby Sands gives a hauntingly human look at the Irish icon.

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Mifune Doc Details Legendary Career

Mifune Doc Details Legendary Career

Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

One of the greatest acting legends to have come out of Japan finally gets his time to shine in "Mifune: The Last Samurai."

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“Ne Me Quitte Pas” Is a Slow But Worthwhile Meditation on Life

“Ne Me Quitte Pas” Is a Slow But Worthwhile Meditation on Life

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

"Ne Me Quitte Pas" offers comfort in its mundane observation of two cantankerous old men's lives.

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‘Edge of Seventeen’ Models Teen Angst in Digital Age

‘Edge of Seventeen’ Models Teen Angst in Digital Age

Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

"The Edge of Seventeen" takes the age-old teen film genre and refreshes it with not just a visually striking but powerfully relevant look at teenage-hood in the modern age.

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