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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...

Glass gives modern twist on heroism

Glass gives modern twist on heroism

Ethan Hayes January 20, 2019
Nineteen years after Unbreakable and two years after the complementary surprise sister film Split, director M. Night Shyamalan delivers the long awaited wrap-up of his unconventional and innovative interpretation of a superhero movie.
The Girl with the Black Hair takes a sip of soda.

‘The Night is Short, Walk on Girl’ highlights what it means to be young

Moy Zhong August 29, 2018
The Night is Short, Walk on Girl is a film as quirky as its name. From the mind of Masaaki Yuasa, The Night is Short, Walk on Girl is a Japanese animation featuring a psychedelic journey centered on a single frivolous night on the town, told from the perspectives of two people as they go wherever life takes them. Full of dizzying visuals, fast-paced scene changes, raunchy humor and a plethora of spontaneously-appearing side characters, the film may not be for the faint of heart. Hidden under its wacky persona, however, the movie is an ambitious attempt at analyzing what it means to be young, taking chances and how interconnected the world is.
‘Isle of Dogs’ finds beauty in a bleak world

‘Isle of Dogs’ finds beauty in a bleak world

Moy Zhong April 20, 2018
With Wes Anderson's return to stop-motion animation, the world prepared itself for the same light-hearted, childish universe delivered by the director's previous animated endeavor “Fantastic Mr. Fox” (2009); however, “Isle of Dogs” crushed any of these expectations.
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Power Rangers revitalizes childhood nostalgia

Joanna Yu March 27, 2017
The beloved franchise receives a new film that brings a modern twist to its classic elements and is a delight to nostalgic fans.
Queen of Katwe: heartbreak in every scene

Queen of Katwe: heartbreak in every scene

Skyler Froese October 3, 2016

Queen of Katwe does what a Disney film does best. It steals hearts and even allows for a few tears. This movie brings forth applause from its commitment to diversity and telling the true story of an underprivileged ...

Blood and guts fail to excite in Kate Plays Christine

Blood and guts fail to excite in ‘Kate Plays Christine’

Alice Yu March 6, 2016

"Kate Plays Christine" is as perplexing as Christine Chubbuck’s on-air suicide was bloody and gutsy. The camera lens may be focused on Kate Lyn Shiels, but the documentary as a whole demands a focus...

Non-Stop fulfills thrill-seekers

‘Non-Stop’ fulfills thrill-seekers

Brittany Cornelison March 5, 2014

Liam Neeson captured my movie-going heart with his gut-wrenching films Taken and Taken 2.  These films exposed the realities of the sex trafficking market through a horrific international kidnapping....

Labor Day proves to be a story for the heart, not the mind

‘Labor Day’ proves to be a story for the heart, not the mind

Ross Parks February 7, 2014

Jason Reitman’s most recent film Labor Day, the story of a disjointed New England family in the late 1980s that briefly crosses paths with a fugitive,has a slightly unbelievable plot, but somehow maintains...

Taking notes under review

Taking notes under review

Justin Sutherland October 8, 2013

Learning guitar, making an album with his wife and ushering in places like the Amphitheater, Scottrade center and Mississippi Nights for contemporary productions prepared AP Psychology teacher Tim Dickmeyer...

Gravity excites, keeps audience on edge

‘Gravity’ excites, keeps audience on edge

Jay Whang October 6, 2013

If Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” is a sci-fi meditation on advanced humanity, then “Gravity” is realist drama about human survival. Director Alfonso Cuaron (“Harry Potter and the...

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‘The Place Beyond the Pines’ proves electric, assures chills

Julia Schaller April 21, 2013

I knew it was going to be uniquely exceptional from the start. There has been so much hype about the film for a while now, so it was no surprise that the theatre was actually sold out the first weekend...

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