By Emma Simonoff I love romantic comedies with a passion, and one of the many things I love about them is their tropes. There are so many to choose from. Some of my favorites are “fake dating,” “secret identity” and, of course, “workaholic.” Under the workaholic category of rom-coms, a young, beautiful woman is obsessed […]

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“Beale Street” was nothing short of a cultural explosion that illuminated problems of race and police brutality and black love.

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In acknowledgment of the annual Academy Awards, I’m giving my opinions on some of the bigger categories — from what could’ve been left out of the noms to what wins as Noe’s Choice.

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  As the Oscars approach, film fanatics are casting bets as to which films will take home the gold. This year has been one of the most amazing years for film, with stories like “Call Me By Your Name,” “Get Out,” “Dunkirk” and my personal favorite, “Lady Bird” dominating theaters. “Lady Bird” has five nominations: […]

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Patty Jenkins made history this summer when she became the first woman to direct a superhero movie. But women have been making a splash in the independent film world for quite some time. Here are six films directed by women that are perfect to watch on a chilly fall day — all you need is […]

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Last weekend I went to the movies to see “The Hitman’s Bodyguard.” But when I left the theater, the banter between Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds wasn’t what was on my mind. I was more interested in the trailer I’d seen before the movie had started. The trailer was for a movie called “Marshall.” […]

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This Sunday, the 89th Academy Awards ceremony will take place. Here are some of my favorite Oscar nominations and who I think will bring home an award this year. “La La Land,” which I bet many of you have already seen in the movie theatre, is definitely one of the biggest Oscar-nominated movies. The movie, […]

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There were many messed-up things at the Academy Awards — the lack of diversity, an appearance by Stacey Dash, no nominations for “The Boy Next Door” — but there is one in particular that needs to be talked about. I am here to address Sam Smith, the mediocre Adele cosplayer, winning the Academy Award for […]

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Lady Gaga is on the brink of a massive comeback. For those who love her, it is a blessing. And for those who do not — please get better taste. Having largely stayed away from the world of pop music since 2013, she has planted the seeds to a return to the top. Her Golden […]

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