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5 films The Oscars forgot

By Ginger Simons | March 3, 2019

This year’s Academy Awards had celebrated choices, as well as bitter disappointments. Following the ceremony, fans weighed in on the highs and lows of the evening, rejoicing the long awaited recognition of Spike Lee’s work for his “BlacKkKlansman”...

Adaptations display originality

By Ginger Simons | March 26, 2018

Out of the vast number of sequels, remakes and adaptations Hollywood has churned out in recent years, film versions of novels receive a special kind of scorn, generally boiled down to a dismissive “the book was better.” However, in light of recent...

‘Annihilation’ provokes thought deeper than jump scares

By Alec Heaton | February 28, 2018

Alex Garland blew audiences away in 2014 with his directorial debut “Ex Machina,” a film argued to be the best sci-fi film of the year. The same argument will likely resurface with his sophomore feature “Annihilation,” released on February 23.A...

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