By Andrew Harwood “Crime drama” can be defined as a film the incorporates themes and aspects of drama and crime. Despite the simple definition, “crime drama” is far from just a drama film revolving around criminal activities. Specifically, crime dramas include thrills, suspense and sometimes some dark comedy. In the more modern era, crime dramas […]

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By Andrew Harwood Given the not-so-specific definition, drama film can be split into an array of subgenres. For the next few weeks, I will be focusing on just a few of them, starting with historical drama.  Historical drama can simply be defined as a film set in the past that relies upon historical context, drama […]

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By Devon Delfino, Staff Writer @devondelfino November’s cover of Elle magazine features the annual Women in Hollywood cover shots, but Melissa McCarthy’s cover is receiving a lot of backlash amid speculation that the plus-size funny lady is too covered up, showing just a sliver of leg beneath her coat, and a bit of exposed décolletage […]

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By David Karikomi, Muse Staff Writer Oren Moverman’s sophomore directorial feature, Rampart, does little to separate itself from its contemporaries in the cop-noir genre—it’s gritty, overpowering and dangerously voyeuristic—nevertheless, its shadowy and serpentine narrative is enough to garner intrigue.

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