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Movie Review: Beauty and the Beast— Revamping A Classic Tale

Movie Review: Beauty and the Beast— Revamping A Classic Tale

Jimmy Figliola and Jasmine McGee
March 19, 2017

Adapted from the 1991 Disney animation of the same name, Beauty and The Beast follows the story of a cocky prince who is turned into a beast, he subsequently falls in love with a Villager name Belle and...

Movie Review: Moonlight

Movie Review: Moonlight

Spencer Bao, Reporter
March 13, 2017

“Moonlight," a small film produced from A24, surprised many people when they won the Oscar for Best Picture. Directed by Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight” tells the story of a young black child who discovers...

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Movie Review: “Lion”

Shahtaj Ali, Editor
March 6, 2017

“Lion” is a movie whose themes of loss, love, and family are universal even though its settings may not be. Based on a real story, and spanning two decades, the film tells the story of Saroo (Sunny...

Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Spencer Bao, Reporter
January 3, 2017

Warning: Spoilers   Rogue One: A Star Wars story premiered in theatres on December 15. The film follows  the main character, Jynn Erso, who is rescued from the empire’s clutches. She is recruited...

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Movie Review: The Nice Guys

Duncan Hoag, Co-Editor in Chief
May 29, 2016

There is no doubt audiences will enjoy “The Nice Guys”, set in Los Angeles in the mid-70s, takes on an off-color yet charming brand of humor, with the dramatic appeal of Russell Crowe and the comedic...

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Movie Review: Zootopia

Shahtaj Ali, Editor
May 9, 2016

From the most massive lion to the smallest bunny, the city of Zootopia is a place where animals of all shapes and sizes can thrive. When Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) becomes the first rabbit to join the...

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Movie Review: In the Heart of the Sea

Duncan Hoag, Co-Editor in Chief
December 18, 2015

“In the Heart of the Sea” is a movie that aims high but ultimately falls short of its goals. It suffers primarily from vapid characters whose actions seem futile and meaningless, an issue that greatly...

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