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Topic: Film review

‘Menashe’ explores conflict between convention, individuality

Arts & Culture

‘Menashe’ explores conflict between convention, individuality

September 5, 2017 1 comment

Despite the influx of students coming to campus for the start of fall semester, not many went to check out “Menashe,” a movie currently showing at the Avon.

Arts & Culture

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

March 22, 2017 Comments are Disabled

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

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

Arts & Culture

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

February 22, 2017 Comments are Disabled

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

Race, gender define Oscars’ best picture race

Arts & Culture

Race, gender define Oscars’ best picture race

January 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled

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

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

Arts & Culture

‘Moonlight’ celebrates power of empathy, humanity

November 17, 2016 Comments are Disabled

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

“Denial” stars Rachel Weisz as Deborah Lipstadt, a professor accused of libel by a historian she called a Holocaust denier. The lack of chemistry between Weisz and the rest of the cast was a reason the film fell short.

Arts & Culture

Film depicting Holocaust denier’s libel suit lacks identity, sells history short

October 26, 2016 2 comments

Few words carry such an immediately visceral cue for solemnity, mourning and remembrance as “Holocaust.”