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The star-studded “Don’t Look Up” expected to begin filming in Boston next week

Some of the celebrities that will appear in Adam McKay's new comedy
November 10, 2020

In a few days, Boston will be full of movie stars for the filming of a new Netflix-produced movie, and it may finally be your chance to walk out your door and meet a celebrity. On Nov. 19, “Don’t...

“9to5: The Story of a Movement” showcases the powerful women who called for equality in the workplace

A woman participating in the 9to5 movement that called to create change in the male-dominated workforce.
October 6, 2020

“9to5: The Story of a Movement," is a powerful and inspiring short film directed by Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar, that must be watched by all students who don’t only want to see change in the world,...

Netflix’s “Enola Holmes” inspires the next generation to create their own future

Millie Bobby Brown as Enola Holme's in Netflix's new movie  “Enola Holmes.
October 6, 2020

Netflix’s new original movie, “Enola Holmes,” is an inspiring coming-of-age tale that will connect with women of all ages for years to come. The messages to be true to yourself, trust your gut and...

Netflix Needs More Rom-Coms Like “The Half of It”

Leah Lewis and Alexxis Lemire in Netflix's new teenage rom-com
May 5, 2020

Netflix’s new coming-of-age film “The Half of It,” directed by Alice Wu, needs to be celebrated for its honest take on high school friendships, Chinese-American identity and most importantly, what...

“Selah and the Spades” explores the complexities of high school with a fresh-faced cast and stunning visuals

Actress Lovie Simone as Selah in the new Amazon coming-of-age film
April 21, 2020

Writer and director Tayarisha Poe made her directorial debut with the coming-of-age film “Selah and the Spades,” which gives an honest and intriguing look into high school cliques and its politics...

Mockingjay soars on screen

By Facebook user The Hunger Games
December 2, 2015

After leaving viewers an exceptional cliff-hanger in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1,” the partner film and finalé to the popular “Hunger Games” series had much to live up to. With an emotionally-taxing...

Could ‘Jupiter Ascending’ be the next cult classic?

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March 4, 2015

By Abbey Wilson Despite the cautionary tales that the new science-fiction movie, “Jupiter Ascending” was two-thumbs down, I went to the theater anyway. Plopping down in my seat, I decided I’d...

Harmony Korine’s “Spring Breakers” gives audiences a different view of the college vacation culture

March 28, 2013

The most important thing to note before, during, or after you see Spring Breakers is that it does anything but encourage the behavior it portrays. Though easily the most absurd movie of the last year,...

Zero Dark Thirty: Hits Theatres, the film to Define a Decade

January 23, 2013

Joey Johnson  Journal Contributor Capturing the emotions and essence of an entire American decade is no easy task, especially when it comes to something as fueled as the manhunt for notorious Al Qaeda...

Suffolk screens “Phillip the Fossil”

Suffolk screens
October 24, 2012

Ally Johnson  Journal Staff Marking the first night of Suffolk’s Cinema Series, Massachusetts native Garth Donovan was in tow, and with him, his most recent film Phillip the Fossil. His most recent...

‘Looper’ takes Sci-fi genre forward

October 3, 2012

Ally Johnson  Journal Staff Do not make the mistake of brushing this off as just another sci-fi movie, it is so much more than that. Not only is it the best film of its genre is the past 10 years,...

“The Master” captures twisted imagination

September 26, 2012

“I am a writer, a doctor, a nuclear physicist, a theoretical philosopher, but above all I am a man just like you.” These are the words spoken by Lancaster Dodd played by Philip Seymour Hoffman, the...

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