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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

“Jupiter Ascending” has great visuals but disappoints on every other front

February 20, 2015

“Jupiter Ascending” is the kind of movie that one might enjoy on mute, with no subtitles. Visually, this movie can be astounding. Mind-numbing fight scenes, ridiculous explosions and self-indulgent...

Excellent acting in “The Imitation Game” makes up for contrast between content and message

January 12, 2015

The Imitation Game” is a biopic of Alan Turing that excels within the confines of its conventional mold. Ripe with the drama of World War II, this film is never boring and Turing’s personal struggles...

Romance, violence, happy endings: the hallmarks of pop culture in film

Romance, violence, happy endings: the hallmarks of pop culture in film

December 10, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In my mind, the biggest indicators of pop culture’s effect on cinema are movies based on books. The alterations producers make demonstrate what they perceive as belonging...

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”...