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“The French Dispatch” effortlessly blends striking visuals with maniacal humor

Nora Crutcher-McGowan November 11, 2021

Wes Anderson’s latest undertaking, “The French Dispatch,” is—if nothing else—charismatic. Doing what he does best, the filmmaker and writer effortlessly blends striking visuals with maniacal...

Rami Malek in The Little Things. Courtesy of IMDb.

“The Little Things” disappoints, a failed thriller that tried too hard

Shruti Gautam February 8, 2021

LA’s crime scene is well-represented in Hollywood, with countless movies feeding on the public’s want to consume horrific crime stories. John Lee Hancock, known for “The Blind Side” and “Saving...

Steven Garza in the documentary Boys State.

‘Boys State’ focuses on the leaders of younger generations

Jared Geyer March 9, 2020

Boys State is a camp run in each state that gives selected students in the rising senior class an opportunity to get better educated and interactive with politics. There are cities, elections, laws, debates,...

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,’ the movie we need

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,’ the movie we need

Brandon Kim November 25, 2019

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” is not a biopic but is based on the true story of Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks) and Tom Junod (Matthew Rhys), named Lloyd Vogel in the movie. It follows Vogel, an investigative...

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‘Apollo 11’ brings triumph to historical documentaries

Jared Geyer March 5, 2019

In an era that is so self-indulgent in the consumption and progression of technology, it seems like an anomaly that the Apollo 11 flight to the moon was even remotely successful. The blocky computers and...

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‘Island of the Hungry Ghosts’ shows suffering in idyllic landscape

Emily Oba March 4, 2019

Christmas Island is the small land mass with a spirited name and has a reputation for hosting the great red crab migration; on the surface, this Australian territory seems like another tourist destination,...

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‘Tequila 62’ brings full True/False experience

Matthew Burns March 4, 2019

As the name may suggest, ‘Tequila 62’ is a collection of four short films that targeted a more adult audience. The shorts held nothing back in showing or describing explicit moments. If one can get...

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‘Home, Sweet Home’ tells authentic family story

Isaac Parrish March 3, 2019

The film ‘Home, Sweet Home’ isn't a traditional documentary. From director Ise Shinichi, the film started as a collection of home videos meant to be gifted to his niece Nao Nishimura's family, since...

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‘Knock Down the House’ connects everyday Americans with political process

Matthew Burns March 3, 2019

Director Rachel Lears inspires working class Americans in her film ‘Knock Down the House.’ The film follows four diverse democratic women that are united by their attempts to challenge the political...

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‘Finding Frances’ depicts hilarious journey in search of long lost love

Jared Geyer March 3, 2019

Nathan Fielder helps Bill Gates impersonator William Heath find his long lost love in the short documentary-style film ‘Finding Frances.' The film is an extension of Fielder’s Comedy Central television...

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‘American Factory’ provokingly portrays clash between cultures

Jared Geyer March 2, 2019

The film ‘American Factory’ portrays the clash of culture between the manufacturing style of China and the working class of America. The CEO of Fuyao, a Chinese glass manufacturing company, takes...

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‘Tanjuska and the 7 Devils’ brings frustration, lacks development

Anna Xu March 2, 2019

I'll save you the time, don’t watch this film unless you want to test your patience. ‘Tanjuska and the 7 Devils’ is 80 minutes long, but it only has the content for barely 20 minutes. Tunjuska,...

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