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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Middle East and Islamic Studies hosts screening of documentary “Tickling Giants”

On Wednesday, May 31 in INTS 1128, the Middle East and Islamic Studies program hosted a screening of the film “Tickling Giants,” a harrowing documentary about Bassam Youssef’s (a former doctor that has been...

Holy Hera is “Wonder Woman” a great movie

I am a major fan of superhero movies. I’ve enjoyed just about every Marvel movie that’s come out in the last decade. And since I’ve known more about DC heroes than Marvel ones for...

“Everything, Everything” is everything you wouldn’t expect

On the surface, “Everything, Everything” appears to be just another emotional love story that deals with a girl falling for a mysterious guy, but that’s not the case at all. The film doesn’t just...

“Baywatch,” don’t watch

“Baywatch” centers around some meat-headed lifeguards who handle extremely farcical incidents that occur on a hazard-prone beach. With a beach so susceptible to danger, one would think the police would be involved, but no,...

Neither inventive nor thrilling, “Alien: Covenant” epitomizes “meh” cinema

This article contains light spoilers. I love me a shitty movie. The classics, of course, like “The Room,” “Troll 2” and a whole slew of flicks on “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” they’re all opportunities to...

“King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” is anything but legendary

The legend of King Arthur and Excalibur is an amazing tale of a child born of royal blood who, after discovering his lineage, must reclaim his throne which rightfully belongs to him. As for...

“Raw”: As classy and pensive as it is savage and uncomfortable

Raw (adj.): (of a material or a substance) In its natural state; unprocessed; a French-Belgian film directed by Julia Ducournau starring Garance Marillier infamous for causing two viewers at Toronto International Film Festival to...

“Sleight” has only slight sleight of magic

There’s a new superhero in town, and he’s got both the sleight of hand and the upper hand. As a science whiz and a master of wizardry, the hero of “Sleight,” Bo (Jacob Latimore),...

“The Circle” is anything but a provocative thriller

With today’s hit TV shows such as Netflix’s “Black Mirror” and USA Network’s “Mr. Robot” showcasing the dangerous grip technology has on our society nowadays, I walked into the theater with a hope that...

Lovecraftian body horror film “The Void” is excellent genre fun

Here’s the thing about cult movies: They don’t (or, at least, they shouldn’t) try to force their way into cult cinema history. That’s why movies like “The Greasy Strangler” fail — cult status is...