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How Do We Turn on the Light?

How Do We Turn on the Light?

The week since the presidential election has been extremely difficult. I’m having a very hard time coming to terms with the Trump presidency for myriad reasons I don’t think I need to explain here. The Harry Potter series seems like [...]

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Throwback Review: Dead Poets Society

Throwback Review: Dead Poets Society

There are some movies that are so iconic, they get parodied into oblivion. There’s a good chance that even if you’ve never seen Dead Poets Society, you’ve seen something that has referenced it. As far as ‘inspirational teacher’ movies go, [...]

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Throwback Review: Lawrence of Arabia

Throwback Review: Lawrence of Arabia

On the list of the most famous movies in film history, Lawrence of Arabia has a pretty comfortable spot near the top of the list. It’s defined by many critics as the ideal epic and we continue to see its [...]

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Problematic Favorites: Love, Actually is Garbage

Problematic Favorites: Love, Actually is Garbage

I really like the movie Love, Actually. Often when I talk about romantic comedies, I feel the need to express my awareness that they’re kind of embarrassing. But not with this one. I’ve always enthusiastically expressed my enjoyment of it. I’ve [...]

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Throwback Review: Blazing Saddles

Throwback Review: Blazing Saddles

With the loss of Gene Wilder heavy in everyone’s hearts, a lot of people are making a point to rewatch Willy Wonka or Young Frankenstein. So for this month’s throwback review, I chose Blazing Saddles. “Blazing Saddles was a film, to [...]

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REVIEW: Penny Dreadful, the Comic

REVIEW: Penny Dreadful, the Comic

After the exceptionally disappointing conclusion of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful, I was hesitant to pick up the comic series. The Season Three fiasco left me sour, and the announcement of the comic series seemed like a rushed half-apology instead of an [...]

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