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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 humor in one of 2021’s most anticipated films, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival July 12 and released to major cities Oct. 22 after a yearlong delay because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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
This is a review about "A Beautiful day in the Neighborhood", a heartwarming and inspiring movie.
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‘Apollo 11’ brings triumph to historical documentaries

Jared Geyer March 5, 2019
With such a simple premise and execution, ‘Apollo 11’ is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen.
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‘Island of the Hungry Ghosts’ shows suffering in idyllic landscape

Emily Oba March 4, 2019
Director Gabrielle Brady dives into the more unsettling truth of an Australian territory in ‘Island of the Hungry Ghosts.’
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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.
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‘Home, Sweet Home’ tells authentic family story

Isaac Parrish March 3, 2019
From director Ise Shinichi, the film starts as a collection of home videos meant to be gifted to his niece Nao Nishimura's family, since she wasn't expected to live past childhood.
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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.’
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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 film ‘Finding Frances.'
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‘American Factory’ provokingly portrays clash between cultures

Jared Geyer March 2, 2019
‘American Factory’ portrays the clash of culture between the manufacturing style of China and the working class of America.
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‘Tanjuska and the 7 Devils’ brings frustration, lacks development

Anna Xu March 2, 2019
‘Tanjuska and the 7 Devils' features a 12-year-old girl with a physiological or mental disorder which the doctors and healers of Russia cannot fix.
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