Topic: movie

Constance Wu, Henry Golding and Gemma Chan (left to right, above) starred in the film “Crazy Rich Asians,” which was the subject of a University panel last week. Professors and graduate students discussed how wealth, class and ethnicity were depicted in  the film, a romantic comedy that has sparked discussion since its release.

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University panel discusses film “Crazy Rich Asians”

October 15, 2018 0 comments

he film “Crazy Rich Asians” has sparked discussions since its release. In efforts to create a space for open dialogue on how the film impacts and portrays both Asian American and wider Asian communities, student groups held a panel and critical discussion forum last Thursday in List Auditorium.

John Krasinski’s ’01 ‘A Quiet Place’ makes little noise

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John Krasinski’s ’01 ‘A Quiet Place’ makes little noise

April 10, 2018 0 comments

In the first scene of “A Quiet Place,” the new film from actor and director John Krasinski ’01, a family tiptoes around an abandoned general store to gather a few necessities.

John Krasinski ’01 stepped out of his comfort zone to direct his horror film “A Quiet Place.” Krasinski stars in the film, which features the struggles of a family in an apocalyptic world,  with his wife, actress Emily Blunt.

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A conversation with John Krasinski ’01

April 5, 2018 0 comments

For nearly a decade, John Krasinski ’01 was best known for his role as Dunder Mifflin paper salesman Jim Halpert on the NBC comedy “The Office,” playing pranks on Dwight and staring down the camera with a knowing expression and a charming shrug.

Actors Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Krieps and Lesley Manville command the screen in “Phantom Thread,” which explores the intricacies of a twisted relationship between a 1950s London dressmaker and his muse.

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‘Phantom Thread’ explores toxic love

January 31, 2018 0 comments

The toxicity of love can be strangely appealing — whether experienced directly or vicariously. Naturally, this does not hold true for all romances — indeed, it would not appear to hold true for most.

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Christmas movie recommendations for the Holiday season

December 7, 2017 0 comments

As students transition from finals to festivities, The Herald compiled a list of holiday favorites, which will take you from the North Pole to Hogwarts.

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Wayland ’18.5: ‘Beach Rats’ makes the mundane riveting

October 26, 2017 0 comments

“Beach Rats” is a stirring mood piece and a fine addition to director Eliza Hittman’s burgeoning body of works.

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‘The Snowman’ entrances viewers with sheer awfulness

October 26, 2017 0 comments

Great cinema is partially defined by how it responds to the moment in which it’s made.

Wayland ’18.5: ‘American Made’ fitting title for peripheral, historical film

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Wayland ’18.5: ‘American Made’ fitting title for peripheral, historical film

October 10, 2017 0 comments

“American Made” has a story to tell.

Jeff Bauman — a survivor in the Boston Marathon bombing — is the focus of “Stronger,” a film about the challenges of trauma that envelop his recovery after losing both of his legs in the bombing.

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‘Stronger’ explores complex realities of heroism, recovery

September 26, 2017 0 comments

The word “hero” gets tossed around a lot these days.