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Warning, spoilers ahead! The Plot BlacKkKlansman (7.8/10 IMDb), directed by Spike Lee, takes place in Colorado Springs in the early 1970s. John David Washington plays “Ron Stallworth,” a black detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Washington uses his “white-sounding voice” to deceive the Ku Klux Klan while speaking on the phone. He somehow impresses Ryan Eggold who plays “Walter Breachway,”...
SPOILERS AHEAD The Meg (6.1/10 IMDB) features diver extraordinaire Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) and company in a fight for the fragile survival of world's ecosystem when a prehistoric predator is released from its aquatic prison deep in the Pacific Ocean. Opening with a scene five years prior, Jonas makes the tough decision to leave two of his crew on board a...
Crazy Rich Asians, one of the first American films with an all-Asian cast, has blown up to be one of the biggest blockbuster films of 2018. Released on August 16, this movie has been well-received by critics and the general public for its great cast, plot, and the hopeful future it brings to Asian-American actors. Never reading the novel,...
Pacific Rim Uprising, the second installment in the franchise, opened this weekend to moderate success. It ended Black Panter's six-week reign of the weekend box office, bringing in $28 million domestically opposed to Black Panther's $17 million. I saw Pacific Rim Uprising since I enjoyed the original and it was a chance to hang out with my friends on a Friday night. I...
The Oscars turn 90 folks! Almost a century ago, the United States was going straight into the world's worst recession ever conceived and household items such as the microwave, the refrigerator, and the television were nonexistent American households.  Movies have changed a lot in the last 90 years. In 1928, movies were projected using Nitrate film, an extremely flammable substance....
As the semester winds down and Christmas draws closer, you may find yourself wanting to watch a Christmas movie but not knowing which one to watch. To combat this, I've spent the past week asking 100 students and faculty at Jesuit for their favorite Christmas movie. After taking this poll, I composed this top five list (with some honorable...
Among other diversions, each new summer always brings an opportunity to recline the couch, turn on the TV, and relax for a little while. Whether we're catching up on the latest season of our favorite show on Netflix, watching the latest horror flick with friends or loved ones, or just watching a silly comedy to pass the time, we...
One of the most daunting tasks in the life of a millennial is trying to find what to watch on Netflix. Netflixing has taken over our society and has been able to glue people to their phone, computer, or television for hours on end. Luckily for everyone reading this, I have broken down 100 of the most popular and...

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