By Grace Donahue Why is society so attracted to relationships that start with two people who can’t stand the sight of each other? I include myself in this large, young, usually female audience, but I am truly curious as to why the “enemies to lovers” trope is so common across all forms of media. For […]

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By Andrew Harwood Comedy is one of the most beloved and portrayed genres of our time, meaning comedies become somewhat lackluster when compared to thrillers and melodramas. That said, it’s hard to create good comedy and insanely easy to produce awful comedy. What makes good comedy? Aristotle denotes good comedy as when someone is “worse […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer In honor of Black History Month, I will be reviewing one of my favorite films of all-time: Spike Lee’s “Malcolm X.” This 1992 masterpiece is a biopic of civil rights activist Malcolm X, chronicling his early childhood, time in prison, conversion to Islam and life leading up to his assassination. Malcolm X […]

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By Veronica Thompson As a lover of classic movies, I have seen my fair share of films featuring Sidney Poitier, a Bahamian-American former actor, director, producer and ambassador who, in 1964, became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award for Best Actor. I have not viewed a large number of films featuring Poitier, […]

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By Grace Donahue Amazon Prime’s “The Map of Tiny Perfect Things” totally flips the idea of a romantic comedy on its head. It’s something new and offers an interesting perspective on life, love and what defines being perfect. The movie opens up on warm-tinted suburbia, serving as the perfect backdrop to highlight how draining the […]

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By Maya Frankel I watched this movie on a cold Boston day. I had some time between my classes to relax, so I figured, why not watch it. I had already watched the first two movies in the series, so I had to watch the third one. But most movie series get progressively worse as […]

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By Michelle Tian Dear Chadwick Boseman, Maybe in a different life, I would be telling this to you face-to-face at one of those overcrowded meet-and-greets at Comic-Con, or writing this message before watching “Black Panther 2.” I wish that reality existed because I know it would’ve treated you better, and I know you would have […]

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By Andrew Harwood Culture is a significant entity that stands as the makeup of one’s background and lifestyle. Culture is pride, worth and humanity. Culture has been at the forefront of the film industry for quite some time. Since it is Black History Month, it only seems fitting to discuss a film that celebrates Black […]

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By Andrew Harwood Perhaps what makes a film alluring is its capability to captivate and stimulate an audience. Filmmakers want and almost lust after the audience’s reaction. A reaction marks the film’s reputation, which can be good or bad. This is, however, the downside of film and the industry itself: A reaction can either drown […]

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By Andrew Harwood The college experience is often depicted in film with an emotional, adventurous spirit. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, though it can be cliché nowadays to tell a college story through film.  But, college is incredibly different for each person — we all have our own experiences and encounters. Through such versatility, […]

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