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Euphoria; thoughts

After the surprisingly good Assassination Nation, I was excited to see with what will Sam Levinson come up next. His film blended social commentary...

film noir and the banality of evil

FILMS NOIRS AND HOW THEY EMBODY THE BANALITY OF EVIL Film noir is not easily defined. The term was used in France for the first...

Disney Needs to Stop Treating Their Live Action Remakes Like a Cash Cow

This year, Disney released three live-action remakes of their incredibly popular animated features: Dumbo, Aladdin, and The Lion King. However, unlike some of their...

Best Films About Apollo 11 and the Moon Landing

On this day 50 years ago, crew of Apollo 11 became the first people in history to land on the Moon. It is, without...

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is Great

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (or Godzilla 2, if you will) was released almost a month ago, on May 30th. It opened to fairly disappointing...

Rocketman: A Review

SPOILER ALERT AHEAD I saw Rocketman today, and boy have I been waiting since I first heard about it last year.   This film made me feel...

In an Era of Remakes, Can Greta Gerwig’s Little Women Give Us Something New?

Louisa May Alcott’s classic about the four March sisters coming of age during the American Civil War era has been subjected to seemingly countless...

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Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men; thoughts

The Wu-Tang Clan was instrumental in the evolution of hip-hop music as we know it today. 25 years after their fantastic debut, Enter The Wu-Tang...

A Splash of Waters: Exploring the Theatrical Style of John Waters 50 Years Later

This year marks the 50th anniversary of John Waters’ debut feature, Mondo Trasho, which made his mark as one of the most provocative voices...

Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw

Who would have though that the Fast & Furious will become one of the biggest franchises with over 8 instalments and its own spin-off? Not...

Rape and Revenge Films: Feminism or Fetishization?

While the majority of the genre is left unspoken about-- a guilty secret amongst film lovers— movies such as the popular French-American Revenge (2017), have brought the category into the spotlight, begging the question: are rape-revenge films empowering, or are they marketing off of female suffering?