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‘The Highwaymen’ depicts unique angle about the death of Bonnie and Clyde

‘The Highwaymen’ depicts unique angle about the death of Bonnie and Clyde

Morgan Hume

April 3, 2019

Bonnie Elizabeth Parker and Clyde Chestnut Barrow, better known as the infamous pair of partners-in-crime Bonnie and Clyde, were known for their string of murders during the 1930s, but it was Frank Hamer and Maney Gault who pulled the trigger and fatally shot the couple in order to finally end their...

Film Review: Artistic cinematography in ‘Roma’ depicts family life

Harper Wayne

March 11, 2019

“Roma,” a film written, directed, filmed, co-produced and co-edited by Alfonso Cuarón, is a foreign semi-autobiographical movie set in Colonia Roma, a neighborhood within Mexico City in the early 1970s. The story is loosely based on Cuarón’s own upbringing and life experiences. Gabriela Rodriguez,...

‘Period. End of Sentence.’ ends taboo around menstruation

‘Period. End of Sentence.’ ends taboo around menstruation

Hannah Mitchell

March 6, 2019

Tampons, pads and periods are things that many people are familiar with nowadays. Girls may be uncomfortable with the idea of having their period at first, but as they grow older, most girls become comfortable with the idea. By having resources within reach, females learn that having your period is simply...

“The Night is Short, Walk On Girl” plays at MFA Japanese film festival

Rika Saito

February 21, 2019

On Valentine’s Day, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) screened the film “The Night is Short, Walk On Girl” as a part of the Boston Festival of Films from Japan. The movie, which was played in Japanese with English subtitles, dazzled people in the theater with phenomenal animation. The Remis Auditorium,...

Film Review: ‘Gook’ highlights racial violence

Film Review: ‘Gook’ highlights racial violence

Morgan Hume

April 11, 2018

The date is April 29, 1992. Only hours after four white police officers were found not guilty for beating Rodney King, an African-American male, with their nightsticks. It was an act of brutality that an ameuter videographer caught on film. Riots spring up in South Central Los Angeles only moments after ...

Bad Bunny: Scene from ‘Peter Rabbit’ sparks boycott from angry parents

Bad Bunny: Scene from ‘Peter Rabbit’ sparks boycott from angry parents

Jacquelyn Jarnagin

February 21, 2018

Sony Pictures “Peter Rabbit” sparked a major outrage among parents of children with life-threatening allergies on its opening weekend. During one particular scene of the film, Peter Rabbit, voiced by James Corden, and four of his friends come up with an idea to exact revenge on their nemesis, Mr. T...

Is Hollywood running out of ideas?

Is Hollywood running out of ideas?

Jacquelyn Jarnagin

February 14, 2018

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: a hot muscular guy is held hostage by a group of terrorists at the top of an extremely tall building. The terrorists are also threatening his family and the other people in the building. No, it’s not “Die Hard;” it’s the upcoming (and quite unoriginal) Dwayne J...

Hard truths: Hard to resist

Hard truths: Hard to resist

James MacDonald

November 10, 2016

Craig Atkinson, with credits in award-winning documentaries such as "Detropia,"made his disquieting directorial debut with “Do Not Resist,” a documentary film that made its Boston debut at the Museum of Fine Arts this month. The film examined the militarization of police forces in the United Sta...

Review: Sorrow is Born in the Hasty Heart

Maliha Khan

September 29, 2016

The 1950’s is brought back to life at the Museum of Fine Arts through their latest film series “Reagan in Hollywood: The Origins of a Conservative Icon. The series derives the legendary of Mr. Reagan prior to his term in office. One of his movies in particular, Hasty Heart which has won the Golden Globe for ...

Captain America sequel delights Marvel fans opening weekend

Captain America sequel delights Marvel fans opening weekend

Ally Johnson

April 9, 2014

Well here we have it, Marvel has officially set a new set of standards for themselves as Captain America: The Winter Soldier takes the status of best Marvel film to date. The bar was already high. Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is a man lost in time, working for S.H.I.E.L.D. and finding that his ideologies...

Under The Skin goes through the marrow at Coolidge Corner

Under The Skin goes through the marrow at Coolidge Corner

David Frederick

April 9, 2014

The pied piper is a tale as old as time, and Scarlett Johansson embodies that role to a new extreme in Johnathan Glazer's Under The Skin. Based of the Michel Farber novel, Johansson portrays a would- be succubus of sorts, devoid of any signifiers to give her a personified identity; truly alien to our...

New Spike Jonze release introduces moviegoers to a new age type romance

New Spike Jonze release introduces moviegoers to a new age type romance

Ally Johnson

January 23, 2014

There is something inexplicable about the joyous, introspective nature of Spike Jonze’s most recent film Her. It is not a movie that is simple to summarize, I have sat and pondered my response which, from the minute I exited the theater to the moment I sat down to type this out review, has remained...

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