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Throwback Review: 12 Angry Men

Throwback Review: 12 Angry Men

When I first saw this movie, I was in high school. We were discussing the criminal justice system and how fallible eyewitness reports could be.  Nobody in the class, myself included, was particularly thrilled to be watching a black and [...]

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REVIEW: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

REVIEW: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Beware of Spoilers! On December 16th, all eyes were on the screen and on the stars. Rogue One, the first spinoff movie of the iconic Star Wars saga, released. Starring Felicity Jones and directed by Gareth Edwards, this was a big [...]

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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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