By Hina Tai, Muse Staff Writer With a frozen ensemble of Alaskan culture, American journalism history, politics, international relations intertwining romances and of course magnificent colossal whales, Big Miracle dives to depths of the frigid ocean and the expanses of the Alaskan ice landscape in the near-impossible adventure to rescue a family of gray whales […]

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By Alex Smallridge, Muse staff Yimou Zhang’s recent period epic, The Flowers of War, has gained international recognition with a Golden Globe nomination for “Best Foreign Film” and as the Chinese entry to “Best Foreign Film” category at the Oscars. The Flowers of War takes place during the 1937 Nanking Massacre, otherwise known as the […]

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By Mel Papalcure, Muse staff Across the board, critics have lampooned Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close as Hollywood finally cashing in on the 9/11 attacks. An artistic homage to the devastation of 9/11 and its aftermath, this film is doing anything but cashing in. What it is, however, is a beautiful glimpse at the life […]

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By Features Staff Writer Sam Coyle              Following its widely appreciated action prequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows had a considerable amount of gut punching and crime-solving to live up to.  But with some new characters—some dispensable and some not—and the adept criminal mastermind Professor Moriarty (Jarred Harris), the […]

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By Features Staff Writer Alex Smallridge Americans are known for remaking European films, and they are known for remaking them badly. However, David Fincher – with a Best Picture Golden Globe and a few cult classics under his belt – seems like someone who’d be able to pull off a remake of a worldwide phenomenon. […]

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By Features Staff Marisa Benjamin I grew up on Cameron Crowe films: Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Say Anything, Jerry McGuire, and Almost Famous. Naturally, I was hoping for another classic, but you can’t expect much from something that looks like it belongs on ABC Family. We Bought A Zoo is not in the same […]

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