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“To All the Boys I Loved Before” falls short of novel

“To All the Boys I Loved Before” falls short of novel

Ashton McKenzie, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

Warning: SPOILERS! “To All The Boys I Loved Before,” released on August 17, has taken the teenage audience by storm as the initially fake relationship between Lara Jean, played by Lana Condor, and Peter, played by Noah Centineo, becomes the fantasy love most people cheesily seek throughout their li...

“Qu’Allah” a great kickoff to French festival

“Qu’Allah” a great kickoff to French festival

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

March 30, 2018

A black and white film that tells a complex story. Though not a common pairing, director Abd Al Malik made it work in his film about his own life, “Qu’Allah bénisse la France!” “Qu’Allah bénisse la France!” was the first film in the “Perspectives on France: A Tournees Film Festival”...

“Love, Simon” is enjoyable and important

“Love, Simon” is enjoyable and important

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

March 23, 2018

Art reflects our experiences. Movies tell us stories we can relate to, laugh at, cry to. Hollywood seems to have begun understanding that the audience, the very world, is not made up of only straight, cis, white people anymore. Slowly, we are getting movies that represent different identities and tell...

“Call Me by Your Name” is not just a “gay film”

“Call Me by Your Name” is not just a “gay film”

McKinley Keener, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Last year at the Oscars, “Moonlight” became the first film to win best picture that featured a LGBT lead in all 89 years of the ceremony. Notice that I did not say “the first gay film” to win. “Moonlight” is not a “gay film.” “Moonlight” is a film about someone who is gay. Take...

Call Me By Your Name,” a poignant romance

Call Me By Your Name,” a poignant romance

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

Have you ever watched a boy cry for three straight minutes, staring toward the camera, and been completely enraptured? After watching director Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me by Your Name,” I can answer that question with a firm yes. Having received numerous awards and accolades, including a nomination...

‘Big Hero 6’ suffers from stale plot but features fantastic characters

Emma Rumpl, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

Both Marvel Studios’ action-packed, character-rich films and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ vibrant, heartwarming animated films have proven to be successful on the big screen. On Nov. 7, “Big Hero 6” — a fusion of each studio’s cinematographic style — was released in theaters across the...