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Sarah Silverman surprises in lackluster drama

Sarah Silverman surprises in lackluster drama

By Kat Fadrillan, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Though more familiar with comedy, Sarah Silverman's superb dramatic portrayal of a pill-addicted housewife outshines a hackneyed plot in "I Smile Back."

Idris Elba shocking in ‘Beasts of No Nation’

Idris Elba shocking in ‘Beasts of No Nation’

By Zach Martin, FIlm Editor

October 12, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

"True Detective" director Cary Fukunaga turns to Netflix in "Beasts of No Nation," a harrowing tale about a child's recruitment into a mercenary, with Idris Elba as the ruthless Commandant.

‘Labyrinth of Lies’ portrays Holocaust as melodramatic

‘Labyrinth of Lies’ portrays Holocaust as melodramatic

By Ethan Sapienza, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

"Labyrinth of Lies" follows a young prosecutor in post-WWII Germany as he tries to exact justice upon former Nazis who live without consequences.