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Articles by Daniel Wayland (34)

Wayland ‘18.5: “Donald Cried” fails to deliver more than laughs

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Wayland ‘18.5: “Donald Cried” fails to deliver more than laughs

April 12, 2017 0 comments

“Donald Cried” may fail to rise to its inconsistent flashes of brilliance but nonetheless delivers a story rife with comedic flair.

Wayland ‘18.5: In “Kedi,” cats charm viewers and locals alike

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Wayland ‘18.5: In “Kedi,” cats charm viewers and locals alike

April 6, 2017 0 comments

“Kedi” is not your standard fare of catnip.

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Live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ retells timeless classic

March 22, 2017 0 comments

“Beauty and the Beast” revels in the nostalgia of its source material — at times, to a fault.

The tricky optics of news in age of Trump

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The tricky optics of news in age of Trump

March 8, 2017 0 comments

For CNN and its media brethren, attacking President Trump hasn’t paid off … or has it?

Wayland ’18: Polarized political binary should not extend to popular culture

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Wayland ’18: Polarized political binary should not extend to popular culture

March 1, 2017 0 comments

The debacle of Sunday’s Academy Awards best picture award was a fitting conclusion to a category so fraught with tension this Oscars season.

Wayland ’18: ‘Best Animated Short’ warrants your attention

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Wayland ’18: ‘Best Animated Short’ warrants your attention

February 22, 2017 0 comments

The “Best Animated Short” award merits little attention from the ABC executives responsible for planning the Academy Awards.

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Wayland ’18: Trump administration at odds with national film culture

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Labels carry weight in Hollywood.

Race, gender define Oscars’ best picture race

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Race, gender define Oscars’ best picture race

January 26, 2017 0 comments

The Golden Globes, affectionately known as the little (and drunker) brother to the Academy Awards, aired with much fanfare Jan. 8.

Director Tim Slade explains the importance of preserving cultural heritage sites before a screening of his documentary. Slade’s film is the first in The Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology’s “Combating Crisis” series.

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‘The Destruction of Memory’ highlights threat to cultural heritage sites

November 29, 2016 0 comments

In the first installment of its series, the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology hosted a screening of “The Destruction of Memory.”

The film ‘Moonlight’ explores the life of Chiron as a gay, black man in three phases of his life: childhood, adolescence and adulthood.

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‘Moonlight’ celebrates power of empathy, humanity

November 17, 2016 0 comments

Chiron, the subject of Barry Jenkins’ superlative “Moonlight,” says very little