Movie Reviews

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Arts and Entertainment staff share favorite romantic comedies

In honor of Valentine’s Day, our arts and entertainment staff came up with several of their favorite films that are of...

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Disappointing ‘Monuments Men’ fails to spark interest

There are few things more frustrating than cooking up a sub-par soup when all the ingredients to make a tasty meal are r...

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‘About Time’ brings sincerity to romantic comedy

If I was being totally honest, I would tell you that I was not so excited about this movie. I would tell you that I had ...

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Leonardo DiCaprio leads entertaining and crazy ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

Jordan Belfort is an interesting man. From the outside looking in, he is a rockstar in the financial industry. But when ...

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Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ is odd, but beautiful

In the not-so-distant future, operating systems have the ability to learn and grow from their own experiences. They beco...

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Entertaining ‘Hobbit’ misses spark of original trilogy

The much-anticipated second installment of Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” trilogy, “The Hobbit: The Desolation...

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Coen Brothers’ latest captures the 1960s folk music scene

In the early 1960s, New York City played host to a hugely influential folk music scene, with urban clubs in neighborhood...

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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ is a return to its classic roots

For better or worse, Disney is certainly not what it used to be. While the company canned its 2-D animation department r...

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Classic anime marks its 25th anniversary

Katsuhiro Otomo’s pivotal anime film “Akira” has reached the 25th anniversary of its release. In commemoration of ...

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Spectacular anime highlights complex themes

American television produces many works of exquisite craft but few possess any discernible personality. Our entire telev...