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Film director works toward filling the frame with documentary ‘Half the Picture’

Film director works toward filling the frame with documentary ‘Half the Picture’

December 12, 2018

The dimly lit University Theatre was equal parts animated voices and bent necks as students stared intently at their smartphones. The crowd erupted into applause as film director Amy Adrion alongside J...

Retro Review: The newest Grinch film diminishes from his louring predecessors

Retro Review: The newest Grinch film diminishes from his louring predecessors

November 25, 2018

In the 61 years the world has known Dr. Seuss’ Grinch there is one thing all the different grinches had in common: they were mean. They all hated Christmas and the people of Whoville. However, the ne...

‘Overlord’ is a bloody thrill ride from start to finish

‘Overlord’ is a bloody thrill ride from start to finish

November 12, 2018

For the past few years, World War II dramas have taken a very conventional approach to their storytelling, focusing on either a key political figure fighting from an office, a few boots on the ground or pl...

‘Venom’ is neither a legitimate, or intentional, fun adventure

‘Venom’ is neither a legitimate, or intentional, fun adventure

Grant Hermanns, Opinions Editor

October 7, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Reviews

Sony has released its latest attempt to get back into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the release of “Venom,” a standalone story based around the titular character, and much like the 2007 attempt to bring him to ...

‘Deadpool 2’ is a brilliant sequel that doesn’t care what you think

‘Deadpool 2’ is a brilliant sequel that doesn’t care what you think

May 22, 2018

“Fuck Wolverine. First, he rides my coattails with the R-rating, and then that hairy motherfucker ups the ante by dying! What a dick! Well, guess what, Wolvie? I’m dying in this movie.” Well that...

Fade in: An introduction

Fade in: An introduction

April 3, 2018

Your streaming queue just got larger, free of charge. This new biweekly column will be bringing you the best movies available on Kanopy, a free streaming service which you can access through the Cal State Lo...