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“Parasite” overcomes the barriers of a foreign film

“Parasite” overcomes the barriers of a foreign film

Aidan Rogers ’22

February 28, 2020

I understand that after spending $25 on tickets, popcorn and candy, many audiences might not be enthusiastic about attending a movie that will require them to read subtitles for two hours. But watching Best Picture Oscar winner “Parasite,” directed by Korean film maker Bong Joon-ho, is more than...

“Knives Out” leaves audiences wanting more

“Knives Out” has made very much news with the great reviews its gotten -- thus far, the  production has earned over $129 million.

Jack Lev '20

December 16, 2019

The film “Knives Out,” directed by Rian Johnson, is an exceptionally entertaining movie that keeps the audience engaged and wondering what’s coming next. Through an ideal combination of comedy, suspense and trickery, this motion picture never fails to keep the audience on the edge of their seat....

“Avengers: Endgame” Lives up to the Hype

“Avengers: Endgame” Lives up to the Hype

Jackson Lev '20

May 13, 2019

Fans of Marvel have surely heard about the film released on April 26, “Avengers: Endgame.” The film had viewers attached from the start, and it never let up.

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse’ impresses with intriguing plot

'Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse' impresses with intriguing plot

Jack Lev '20

January 6, 2019

Fans of the ongoing Spider-Man series have surely heard about the film released on Dec. 14, “Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse.” The film had viewers drawn in from the start; everyone was on the edge of their chairs due to the perfect blend of action and comedy. The movie introduces seven new versions...

‘Creed II’ fulfills role as strong sequel

'Creed II' fulfills role as strong sequel

Jack Lev '20

December 15, 2018

For those who viewed “Creed I” or followed the Rocky series, the sequel movie “Creed II,” which opened in theatres Nov. 21, will make you want to watch the films all over again. The movie follows an intriguing plot that incorporates “Rocky IV,” released in 1985. The baseline of the film...

“The Boss” proves disappointing

Melissa McCarthy played Michelle Darnell, a wealthy CEO recently released from federal prison due to insider trading.

Alice Hickson, Paper News Editor

May 27, 2016

After laughing my way through “Bridesmaids” and “Identity Thief” starring Academy Award-nominated star, Melissa McCarthy, I was excited for yet another hilarious comedy. However, “The Boss” was a slight disappointment. Scoring a mere 19 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, the film centered around the w...

“Brooklyn” is a fun watch but highly overrated

“Brooklyn” is a fun watch but highly overrated

Casey Lu, Staff Writer

January 15, 2016

In Eavan Boland’s poem, “The Emigrant Irish,” the speaker laments that Americans put the experience of Irish immigrants to America “out...of [their]...minds.” Adapted from the Colm Tóibín novel, the Oscar-nominated, independent period drama, “Brooklyn,” brings this experience back to 2015. Set in 1950's New York City, “Brooklyn” respins the stuck-...

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