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Review: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

The challenge now is to re-tell the Spider-Man story without boring fans of the franchise, while simultaneously keeping new viewers from getting lost and falling behind.

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Review: Lady Bird

There’s a satisfying authenticity to Lady Bird’s adventure. Anyone who has been through high school will know what it’s like to impress the cool kids, cheat on a test or fight with their closest friends.

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Review: MAMAMOO’s Yes I Am

How would I describe myself? It’s the central question behind MAMAMOO’s summer single, Yes I Am. In fact, the phrase “Yes I Am” is a very apt description of the song itself. Repeated throughout the song, Yes I Am is a strong

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Review: Split

Director-writer M. Night Shyamalan is known for making movies that get critically panned. Or in other words, his movies are terrible. With the exception of some Shyamalan defenders here and there, it’s a universal fact that every Shyamalan film since Signs has

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Review: The Edge of Seventeen

Well, this was a pleasant surprise. Against my expectations, I really enjoyed The Edge of Seventeen! Upon entering the theatre, I saw an audience consisting of mostly female viewers, so the movie isn’t exactly marketed to my demographic. But despite my lack

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Review: Moonlight

I usually watch movies from a filmmaker’s perspective. I analyze the choices made by the director and producers: how they set up the camera, how they use music and sound, the thematic choices in the story, etc. It’s an objective

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Review: The Neon Demon

Note: The following review is spoiler-free. It is hard to describe The Neon Demon. Like quantum superposition, this movie exists between two contradictory states. It is simultaneously beautiful and boring, graceful and gauche, fascinating and frustrating. And while I find it hard to recommend, I can’t

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