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‘Aladdin’ Remake Makes Key Improvements While Reinforcing Negative Stereotypes

‘Aladdin’ Remake Makes Key Improvements While Reinforcing Negative Stereotypes

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 26, 2019

  Warning: this review contains spoilers. “Aladdin” was surprisingly less-cringe worthy than I expected it to be. Disney’s 2019 string of live-action remakes, beginning with “Dumbo” last March and ending with “The Lion King” this July, seems like just another attempt to bring i...

Reminisce with Movies this Summer

Reminisce with Movies this Summer

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 19, 2019

  The best movies are ones which spark memories from the past. Remakes and sequels of childhood favorites, a story about a celebrity who was popular before you were even born, the finale of a decade-long project and throwbacks to the good old middle school and high school days all have one t...

I Hated ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’

I Hated ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’

By Christopher Payne

May 13, 2019

  This article is spoiler free. It's not common that I walk out of a movie theater with a clear, non-conflicted opinion of a film. I've mastered the art of nitpicking and can usually find something wrong with the acting, the cinematography, poorly written dialogue or plot points, lack of character deve...

“Captain Marvel” Blasts Off Despite Initial Backlash

“Captain Marvel” Blasts Off Despite Initial Backlash

By Christopher Payne

March 10, 2019

  “Captain Marvel” faced a boycott, an onslaught of criticisms and even faked negative reviews before its release on Thursday, March 7. Online, countless voices attacked the casting of Brie Larson in the lead role of Captain Marvel along with Marvel’s trend towards producing more diverse m...

Despite stunning visuals, “Interstellar” fails to wow

November 14, 2014

“Interstellar” is Hollywood’s latest space exploration epic. With Christopher Nolan at the helm, I hoped for something on par with his other successes, such as “The Prestige,” “The Dark Knight” or “Inception,” but unfortunately it was not written in the stars. Courtesy of the U’s...

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