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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
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...

“Qu’Allah” a great kickoff to French festival

“Qu’Allah” a great kickoff to French festival
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...

“Love, Simon” is enjoyable and important

“Love, Simon” is enjoyable and important
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,...

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

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

Call Me By Your Name,” a poignant romance

Call Me By Your Name,” a poignant romance
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...

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

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...

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