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Bearing News

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Bearing News

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The delusions and complexities of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope

Nora Crutcher-McGowan November 19, 2020

Here we go again. That’s what was going through my head when I began to watch the first few minutes of “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.” I already knew what this movie was going to be about...

Metamorphosis of Birds exhibits beauty at the sake of plot

‘Metamorphosis of Birds’ exhibits beauty at the sake of plot

Audrey Snyder March 10, 2020

Following the family history of director Caterina Vasconcelos, Metamorfose dos Pássaros, or Metamorphosis of Birds, is a film of Portugeuse origin, language and culture lined with English subtitles. Focusing...

Sonic speeds past consistent plot but gives enjoyable experience

Sonic speeds past consistent plot but gives enjoyable experience

Maddie Marrero February 20, 2020

“Sonic the Hedgehog” is a movie based off of the beloved SEGA video game franchise of the same name. The last true non spin-off game, “Sonic Heroes,” came out in 2017, yet the series debuted for...

Jojo Rabbit takes viewers on best emotional roller coaster

‘Jojo Rabbit’ takes viewers on best emotional roller coaster

Maddie Marrero November 12, 2019

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]Director Taika Waititi  (Thor: Ragnarok, Into the Wildlife) takes us on a touching adventure in his third feature film, JoJo Rabbit,...

Timeline: History of LGBTQ representation in film

Timeline: History of LGBTQ representation in film

Ana Manzano January 10, 2019

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All black stories matter, not just ones in struggle

Saly Seye January 9, 2019

Growing up, I never consciously thought about the media I consumed. The last things on my mind were how one of my favorite characters looked like me, or how my boxed set of international dolls seemed to...

Finer Film #1

Finer Film #1

Alyvia Swearingen December 11, 2018

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Rising representation still lacking

Rising representation still lacking

Rachael Erickson May 20, 2018

[dropcap style="default" size="5"]B[/dropcap]ased on a Marvel comic book series, Black Panther exploded into American theaters. This superhero flick features a cast and crew of almost all people of color,...

The Next Guardian Q&A

‘The Next Guardian’ Q&A

Grace Dorsey March 4, 2018

With its simple yet intimate shots, “The Next Guardian” creates a beautiful family portrait while still managing to reference broader themes that any audience can relate to. Over the course of 75...

Oscar-nominated animated shorts include riveting fairy tales and basketball duds

Oscar-nominated animated shorts include riveting fairy tales and basketball duds

Moy Zhong February 28, 2018

With the Oscars a short few days away it’s time to place your bets on who’s bound to win an Academy Award. While many of the film nominees are politically-charged commentaries, this year’s batch...

Every Day film falls short of expectations

‘Every Day’ film falls short of expectations

Katie Whaley February 26, 2018

Michael Sucsy’s Every Day movie joins the list of film adaptations of books that went amiss. The film, based on David Levithan’s novel of the same name, tells the unusual love story of two teenagers;...

Citizen Jane film festival promotes female directors nationwide

Citizen Jane film festival promotes female directors nationwide

Emily Oba November 2, 2016

[dropcap style="simple" size="5"]W[/dropcap]omen still don’t have all the same representation in many facets of life that men have. This is especially apparent in the film industry, where the number...

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