Monday, February 26, 2024

The Iron Claw is a powerful, gripping sports drama Zac Efron headlines an intense look at how the desire for success can come with a high cost

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Sports biopics can be either hit or miss. Raging Bull is the famous Oscar-winning film by Martin Scorsese about tortured heavyweight boxer Jake La Motta, but it only features ten minutes of actual boxing. Seabiscuit is about the challenges of a businessman, a horse trainer,...

The Marvels Goes Cosmic in a Light-Hearted Action-Adventure Romp

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Marvel Studios has been on a string of success over the last fifteen years. A lot of their films, such as Iron Man, Thor, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Avengers have done quite well. Some of the movies, such as Black Widow and Eternals, struggled...

Killers of The Flower Moon is an engrossing, complex yet fascinating story

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When it comes to historical epics, they tend to go one of three possible fates. First, there is the commercial and critical-lauded route, usually with various accolades. A few examples of this sort would be Gone With The Wind, The Ten Commandments, Ben-Hur, Spartacus,...

The Real Deal About The Beatles’ Now and Then There’s a hubbub about the Fab Four’s swan song, but are people aware of what’s going on?

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Fifty-three years after their breakup, the Beatles are still making headlines as one of the most famous musical groups in history. Sure, there have been album re-releases, compilation records, and live album remastering. There have been documentaries such as 1995’s The Beatles Anthology and Ron...

Saltburn is a shocking yet hilarious black comedy psychological thriller Emerald Fennell’s second film proves to be a tour-de-force and a brilliant social satire

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If one adjective can describe Barry Keoghan, the most appropriate word would have to be “otherworldly.” The 31-year-old Irish actor is a rather unconventional leading man type that Hollywood has discovered in recent years. Indeed, his pale, boyish features make him look far younger than...

Napoleon is a sprawling intense epic type of film

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Of all the major historical figures, there has been none other than the likes of Napoleon Bonaparte. Some people pegged Napoleon as a heroic leader, a few described him as a tortured genius, some portrayed him as a megalomaniacal ruler, and others depicted the...

Latin American politics students host film festival

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The following article was submitted by the students of POLS 3334: Latin American Politics. The class is hosting a film festival this Saturday, December 2nd on campus.  Latin America not only is home to some popular people like Messi and Shakira it's also home to...

Eclectic, edgy and experimental: U2’s Zooropa at 30

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Dark, flippant, introspective, and anything but formulaic, this album is worth a closer look When it comes to popular music, there are a variety of things that come to mind. Several people embrace pop stars such as Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, Usher, Beyonce...

The Holdovers: Alexander Payne’s latest film proves why comedy-dramas are still very much a thing

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Movies about boarding schools tend to be hit or miss. Some are quite good at depicting the painful steps of adolescence while juggling school work and extracurricular activities. Others tend to fall into cliche territory with sappy romances that may or may not work out....

Musical contrast of American and German music during World War II

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Music plays an important role during wartime.  The reason for this is that music can instill a certain “spirit” within soldiers and civilians.  This spirit serves both to motivate and to provide therapy during times when they need it most.  It is not surprising then...