By Andrew Harwood Given that this is my final post for the semester, I want to continue my streak of delivering to my audience a list for their consideration. I’ve already listed my 10 must-see films, and for this post I’ll shift my focus to my favorite underrated films.  Now, I understand some of these […]

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By Emma Simonoff For those of you who don’t know, Alicia Silverstone is a plaid yellow pantsuit-wearing, 90s slang-spitting, romantic comedy icon.  Silverstone doesn’t usually do esoteric, disturbing, brain-searing surrealist thrillers. Until 2017, when she played a spaghetti-eating sociopath’s mother in Yorgos Lanthimos’s second English feature “The Killing of a Sacred Deer.”  We all know […]

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By Andrew Harwood A light shines upon Hamlet as he spears King Claudius with his sword. The two fall, side by side, Claudius dead. Slowly dying, Hamlet famously utters to Horatio: “I’m dying.”  Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” is one of the greatest tragedies ever written. That said, tragedy itself is one of the greatest and most classic […]

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