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Jake Gyllenhaal stars in ROADHOUSE.

Gyllenhaal falls short in Amazon action remake

May Lindeman, Staff Writer March 27, 2024

The Amazon Studios remake of “Road House,” released March 8 and directed by Doug Liman, is a lackluster film that needs fine-tuning before it has the chance to become a good movie.  The movie follows...

‘Madame Web’  swings through theaters across the Spider-verse

‘Madame Web’ swings through theaters across the Spider-verse

Elise Coelho, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

"Madame Web" premiered Feb. 14 and has been stirring up conversation ever since. Despite being painted as a disaster by many critics, the film stood out as a refreshing twist in the superhero genre. The...

‘Oppenheimer’ steals the show at 2024 BAFTAs

‘Oppenheimer’ steals the show at 2024 BAFTAs

Keely Menyhart, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 20, 2024

The 77th British Academy Film Awards were broadcast worldwide Feb. 18 and left viewers in tears of pride and joy for some of their favorite parts of the entertainment world.  David Tennant, best known...

Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott in ALL OF US STRANGERS.

Audiences are met with a story of nostalgia and self discovery in Andrew Haigh’s ‘All of Us Strangers’

Julia Capraro, Editor-at-Large February 13, 2024

Despite a lack of recognition this awards season, Andrew Haigh’s “All of Us Strangers” is a masterful study on love and loss that is deserving of an audience’s attention and respect. The film...

Clooneys newest film recounts inspiring 1936 Olympic crew

Clooney’s newest film recounts inspiring 1936 Olympic crew

Keely Menyhart, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 7, 2024

“The Boys in the Boat” is rowing its way into viewers’ hearts around the country. Directed by George Clooney and starring Callum Turner, Joel Edgerton and Jack Mulhern, “The Boys in the Boat”...

Hunger Games prequel revives fan favorite series

‘Hunger Games’ prequel revives fan favorite series

Brooklyn Leighton, Opinion Editor December 6, 2023

Fans of Suzanne Collins’ beloved series, “The Hunger Games,” finally get another glimpse into the fictional world of Panem with the release of “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,”...

New England nostalgia wrapped up into an instant Christmas classic

New England nostalgia wrapped up into an instant Christmas classic

Keely Menyhart, Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor December 6, 2023

The latest New England Christmas movie has hit theaters and brings 70s nostalgia back to our hearts.  “The Holdovers,” starring Paul Giamatti and Dominic Sessa was released Nov. 10  and tells...

Suffolk professor Daniel Weidknecht debuted his newest short film Roxbury at Modern Theater Nov.29.

‘Roxbury’ digs at the poignant issue of discriminatory housing in the community

William Fithian, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

“Roxbury,” a documentary film directed by Suffolk University staff and faculty member Daniel Weidknecht, debuted at Suffolk University’s Modern Theatre Nov. 29. The 31-minute film focused on Roxbury’s...

The logo of The Hunger Games. Its prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is bringing a revival of dystopian fiction to the mainstream.

‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ revives dystopian fiction

Julia Capraro, Editor-at-Large November 17, 2023

“The Hunger Games” prequel “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” is reminding a generation raised on dystopian fantasy media that the rebellious characters thought to be lost in a mid-2000’s era...

(L-R) Cailee Spaeny, Jacob Elordi.

‘Priscilla’ is the take on Elvis we’ve been waiting for

Julia Jacobsen, Journal Contributor November 7, 2023

“Priscilla,” directed by Sofia Coppola, is yet another example of why women’s voices are vital in media. “Priscilla” is a take on Priscilla Presley’s 1985 book “Elvis and Me.”  Cailee...

How Suffolk students are getting scary this Halloween

How Suffolk students are getting scary this Halloween

May Lindeman, Journal Contributor October 25, 2023

The temperature is starting to drop, the leaves are starting to change color and fall on the Boston Common and grocery stores have started selling pumpkins, marking the beginning of Halloween festivities...

Still of the film Heavy Metal shown at the Boston Palestine Film Festival.

Boston Palestine Film Festival offers unique perspective into culture through film

Jack Ewer, Journal Contributor October 24, 2023

The Boston Palestine Film Festival has been on a mission to expose the people of New England to Palestinian culture through art since 2007. Due to the ongoing Israeli-Hamas war, the BPFF chose to postpone...

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