Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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It is fairly common for Hollywood to release at least a few films each year about, well, films. Possibly nothing is more characteristic of American cinema than its frequent vanity-driven practice of looking at itself in the mirror, praising itself for bringing “magic” to the masses. Occasionally, however, there comes a movie that takes a significant step back and really...
"Anybody who comes to speak to you and you disagree with, you should have an argument with them, but you shouldn’t silence them by saying you can’t come because I’m too sensitive to hear what you have to say.” - (President Barack Obama, September 2015) American students today face a lamentable reality, the reality that the first amendment right to free...
Warning: Spoilers Ahead For those of you who have already seen The Nun, I'm sorry. For everyone else, this article should help you with your decision. Plot - Possessed Romanian Nun As a prequel to The Conjuring, The Nun opens with the final scene from the original movie, with a painting of a demonic looking nun. Then, the viewer is taken back to the 1950s. In...
Warning, spoilers ahead! Becoming China's second highest grossing film of all time right after Wolf Warrior 2, The Wandering Earth hit the world by storm, grossing nearly $700 million worldwide in just a few months. The Wandering Earth (7.7/10 IMDb) depicts the efforts of Liu Qi (Chuxiao Qu) and his sister Han Duoduo (Jin Mai Jaho) in helping rescue teams. The United Earth Government...
Evidently the leading star in one of the greatest films ever produced was labeled as a Communist before the film was released, so claimed William Randolph Hearst, a newspaper tycoon on which the film is based. Perhaps it was the revolutionary cinematography the creative minds of the movie produced or the plot that kept moviegoers on the edge of...
Put together love, wealth, and the American Dream and you have yourself what is considered to be one of the greatest novels of all time, or at least, that is what Francis Scott Fitzgerald did with The Great Gatsby in 1925. Fitzgerald was able to masterfully create a book that entailed the lives of the young and the restless...
Toy Story 3 Toy Story 3 was probably the most anticipated animated feature of the summer, and even with Pixar’s stunning reputation and track record, it stands out as Pixar’s crowning achievement. Sequels of successful franchises have often failed to live up to the standard set by the original; with a very weak plot line and a lengthy run time, the...
Having suffered through the COVID-caused movie drought of what appeared to be a promising summer season, DC fans and moviegoers around the world rejoiced upon the arrival of DC's virtual summer convention, DC FanDome. Because of the cancellation of the highly popular San Diego Comic-Con, DC held a virtual fan event on August 22nd. This 24-hour long event showcased...

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