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Saturday, June 25, 2022

Will Smith’s slapping of Chris Rock at Oscars shakes the world

On March 27, the 94th Academy Award Show was hosted by comedian Chris Rock. During the show he was going through his monologue, talking about how he believes Javier Bardem secretly wanted Will Smith to win the Oscar. He then moves his attention to the Smiths, where things took a drastic turn.

Compassion Prevails Through the Chaos of ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’

Written and directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert — commonly known as the Daniels — Everything Everywhere All at Once is exactly as overwhelming as it sounds: filled to the absolute brim with all the weird and wild in this universe and more. It’s one of the most imaginative films in modern cinema and it was pure bliss to experience this on the big screen.

DC’s “The Batman” stands apart from its predecessors, dives headfirst into...

Nearly ten years since “The Dark Knight Rises” completed the Christopher Nolan trilogy, “The Batman” brings DC’s most valuable character back to its recently-empty pedestal.

10 films you should watch for Women’s History Month

This Women's History Month, let’s take a look at the big screen, looking for empowered, independent heroines who broke glass ceilings, carved out their own future and lived their lives without caring about the stones found along the way.

Disney+ content shifting heads in a more adult direction

Since the start of 2022, a content shift is beginning. “Free Guy” starring Ryan Reynolds, “West Side Story'' and several network sitcoms will be added. Nothing that matches Vincent D'onofrio’s Kingpin smashing a man's head in with a car door, but still a move from PG towards PG-13.

Netflix’s ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ is laughably bad… but that’s why it’s...

If you have a high tolerance for gore and are looking for a movie and don’t want to think for an hour and 15 minutes, boot up Netflix and give this a try.

10 rom-coms to watch this February

While some lean more towards romance and others have more comedy, all of these films have their own special quality and have secured a spot on my favorite rom-coms list. Whether you’re watching them with a significant other or your best friends, here are ten romantic comedies that you can stream all month long.

UM students reflect on life of Hollywood icon and pioneer Betty...

Just like much of the world, many University of Miami students were sad to receive the news of Hollywood’s iconic ‘golden girl’ Betty White’s passing this past December at 99 years old. An illustrious figure in television history, White pioneered the inclusion of women both behind and on-screen.

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ flies high, Tom Holland delivers award-winning performance

The box office shattering completion of Tom Holland’s Spider-Man trilogy, “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” might be the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s biggest accomplishment yet. With high stakes and rampant fan speculation, Marvel rose to the challenge and fulfilled even the most optimistic expectations.

Fall’s Fashion Films: ‘Spencer’ to ‘House of Gucci’

From the hedonistic maximalism of Ridley Scott’s “House of Gucci” to the ominous swinging sixties-era of Edgar Wright’s “Last Night in Soho” to the British glamor of Pablo Larrain’s “Spencer,” the fall season brought fashion to the frontier in film.

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” takes home the title for Marvel’s most...

The anticipation for “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” the third and potentially final entry in the joint release between Marvel and Sony, surmounts any movie in Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) history.

Student film ‘Bris Me Goodbye’: a love letter to Judaism, Jewish...

“Bris Me Goodbye,” is a film revolving around Rachel, a Jewish woman in a relationship with Colin — who is not Jewish — and the societal pressures surrounding them. While the plot is fictional, Howells used real-life examples to write the film.