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Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Despite receiving numerous accolades, including seven Oscar nominations, Three Billboards has found itself immersed in controversy, drawing both best-of-the-year claims and accusations of racism.

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Review: Call Me By Your Name

The latest indie darling to draw widespread critical acclaim is Call Me By Your Name, a Best Picture Oscar contender that frustrates me precisely because I don’t see the appeal.

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Review: Good Time

Good Time opens during a therapy session. Nick, a young man with a mental disability, is asked why he chose to hurt his grandmother. He says he doesn’t know why; he merely acts out of impulse. But just as he begins

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Review: The Big Sick

The biggest surprise from The Big Sick is how unique it all feels. One part romantic comedy and one part family drama, the movie definitely treads familiar territory. But past its generic qualities, you’ll realize that the movie is not really about

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Review: Gifted

There’s nothing worse than April at the movies. It’s too early for the summer blockbusters, and too late for the prestigious award winners. But in spite of the disappointing theatrical releases this past April, Gifted was a pleasant surprise. It’s not just

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Review: Manchester by the Sea

A few weeks ago, I watched Manchester in theatres with my older brother. My brother hated it, saying it was a tedious drag to watch. I sympathize with him; Manchester is nothing like the Hollywood blockbusters that casual audiences have grown accustomed to.

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Review: Silence

Do you believe in God? I know, this is a heavy question to ask right off the bat, but it’s the fundamental question at the heart of Martin Scorsese’s latest film, Silence. Personally, I’m not a very religious person. And in all

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