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‘Elizabeth Blue’ Is the Love Story Mental Illness Deserves

‘Elizabeth Blue’ Is the Love Story Mental Illness Deserves

Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

September 20, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Elizabeth Blue" is a film that deals with mental illness in a fleshed-out way, without reducing itself to stereotypes or stigmas.

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In Bed With Lady Gaga

In Bed With Lady Gaga

Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

Lady Gaga's new Netflix documentary "Gaga: Five Foot Two" gives an intimate look into the NYU alum's life.

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‘Thirst Street’ — Under the Lights

‘Thirst Street’ — Under the Lights

Marisa Lopez, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Thirst Street" is a story of a flight attendant whose life gets turned upside down after meeting a man on the job.

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Family Divisions Exposed in ‘Close Relations’

Family Divisions Exposed in ‘Close Relations’

Jessica Ji, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Close Relations" details Ukriane-Russia relations through an unexpected lens: a family conflict.

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‘Victoria & Abdul’ Lacks Depth

‘Victoria & Abdul’ Lacks Depth

Guru Ramanathan, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Victoria & Abdul" is a period drama like no other; exploring the platonic relationship between two unlike characters with glimpses of humor.

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‘Brad’s Status’ Finds Humor in Insecurity

‘Brad’s Status’ Finds Humor in Insecurity

Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

September 13, 2017


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"Brad's Status" continues Ben Stiller's foray into indie films, telling the story of one man's mid-life crisis.

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‘Dayveon’ Shows Promise, But Lacks Strength in Its Characters

‘Dayveon’ Shows Promise, But Lacks Strength in Its Characters

Guru Ramanathan, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Dayveon," written, produced, directed (and everything else) by debut filmmaker Amman Abbasi, is a coming-of-age gangster film about innocence and loss.

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‘Strong Island:’ A Story of Racial Injustice Told by Those Left Behind

‘Strong Island:’ A Story of Racial Injustice Told by Those Left Behind

Alesha Bradford, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Strong Island" is a story of injustice, detailing the murder of director Yance Ford's brother during the worst of the Jim Crow era.

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‘Trophy’ Disturbs and Enlightens

‘Trophy’ Disturbs and Enlightens

Tyler Stevens, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Trophy" is a new documentary about big-game hunting that brings to light the forces behind Cecil the Lion's infamous death.

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‘It’ Will Hit Big, But Underwhelms in Every Way

‘It’ Will Hit Big, But Underwhelms in Every Way

Tyler Stevens, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

Stephen King's "It" has tormented children and adults alike for decades, but the newest film adaptation lacks dynamic and thrill.

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‘Ex Libris’ Brings Books to Life

‘Ex Libris’ Brings Books to Life

Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Ex Libris" is a surprisingly fascinating documentary about the New York Public Library and its branches that becomes more than its subject matter.

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The Reign of Indie Films This Fall

The Reign of Indie Films This Fall

Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

As we wave goodbye to summer blockbusters, fall indies are gearing up to kick off the season with a bang and provide students with an escape from the mundanity of their textbooks.

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