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Untested Rape Kits Exposed in ‘I Am Evidence’

Untested Rape Kits Exposed in ‘I Am Evidence’

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

“I Am Evidence" explores the horrifying reality that there are over 200 thousand and counting untested rape kits in the United States.

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Fusion Film Festival Highlights Women

Fusion Film Festival Highlights Women

By Brooke LaMantia, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU's Fusion Film Festival celebrated women in film and TV through showcasing their work and hosting panels that offered young female filmmakers advice on advancing their careers.

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Isle of Dogs Is Culturally Tone Deaf

Isle of Dogs Is Culturally Tone Deaf

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs" unfortunately falls into the list of white filmmakers who stereotypically portray and use other cultures as a tool for entertainment.

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‘Sweet Country’ Takes the Western Down Under

‘Sweet Country’ Takes the Western Down Under

By Yianni Sines, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

An unforgiving dry desert landscape, an isolated one-horse town and an outlaw on the run from the local authorities: there is a familiar tone that runs through the neo-Western film “Sweet Country."

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The Dark Consequences of Poverty in ‘Where Is Kyra?’

The Dark Consequences of Poverty in ‘Where Is Kyra?’

By Jillian Harrington, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The new film “Where Is Kyra?” shines a rare and harsh light into the face of modern-day poverty, with a career-defining performance from Michelle Pfeiffer.

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Hale and Posey Play ‘Truth or Dare’

Hale and Posey Play ‘Truth or Dare’

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Imagine spring break gone wrong to the absolute extreme and that might hint at what to expect with Blumhouse Productions' latest film, “Truth or Dare.”

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Horrific Female Coming of Age at What The Fest?!

Horrific Female Coming of Age at What The Fest?!

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

If you enjoyed Julia Ducournau’s “Raw,” “Blue My Mind” will likely be right up your alley. The coming-of-age film with a dark, fantastic twist explores the bizarre reality of a teenage girl trying to find her way through puberty and high school.

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‘Gemini’ Is a Sexy Yet Surface Neo-Noir

‘Gemini’ Is a Sexy Yet Surface Neo-Noir

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Uncategorized

Aaron Katz’s newest film “Gemini” boasts a glossy visual aesthetic and strong performances from Zoë Kravitz and Lola Kirke.

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‘Jinn’ Brings Fire and Life to Teenage Crisis

‘Jinn’ Brings Fire and Life to Teenage Crisis

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Nijla Mu'min’s "Jinn" explores black and Muslim identity in today's political landscape through a girl's coming-of-age.

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The Ambitious and Ambiguous ‘Ismael’s Ghosts’

The Ambitious and Ambiguous ‘Ismael’s Ghosts’

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Arnaud Desplechin’s “Ismael’s Ghosts” is a harrowing tale of loss and filmmaking. It opened Friday, March 23 at Quad Cinema.

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John Krasinski Tries Out Horror with ‘A Quiet Place’

John Krasinski Tries Out Horror with ‘A Quiet Place’

By Zuleyma Sanchez, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

After tackling comedy, action, and independent films, John Krasinski is shedding new light on his creative ability and the importance of genre films.

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