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Illustration of Pennywise the clown from the new movie

“It: Chapter Two” Floats High but Fails to Frighten

September 17, 2019

In an age defined by an exhausting number of horror sequels, reboots and adaptations, Andrés Muschi...

Much of 'Eternal Sunshine' was not shot right in Manhattan, allowing other New York locales like Montauk time on the silver screen.

‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ at 15: Meet Me in Montauk

March 31, 2019

Fifteen years after its release, 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' continues to be the best example of how to handle both loving and losing.

Every year, only one movie can stand supreme at the Academy Awards. This year, will it be Black Panther?

Black Panther Will Win Best Picture

February 19, 2019

It is also not an inconceivable notion that, after having so much controversy surrounding the Oscars’ fairness towards the race of nominees, it might just be a much-needed shot in the arm of the Academy if they let a film as black as “Black Panther” take home the biggest win of the night.

Representations of LGBTQ relationships should match reflect reality.

We Need Healthier Relationships on LGB-TV

February 12, 2019

Seeing someone with your sexuality or gender identity can inspire, and it shows people that they too have the capacity to be just as happy and successful.

Gabriel Samandi, FCLC ’22 (left), and Daejah Woolery, FCLC ’22 (right), meet actor Tony Revolori (center) at NYCC 2018.

Star-Studded New York Comic Con

November 8, 2018

This year’s New York Comic Con (NYCC) was as nerdy and amazing as always, with new guests, premieres and ...

Prepare to scream while you stream this Halloween season with these freaky flicks

BOOvie Night: Scary Flicks to Watch in October

November 8, 2018

Halloween night entails getting out of the house, whether it be for candy, the Village parade or parties a...

The Walt Disney Company owns a wide variety of intellectual properties. (JON BJORNSON/THE OBSERVER)

All Hail Disney?

February 15, 2018

On Dec. 14, 2017, the Walt Disney Company announced that they would be acquiring 21st Century Fox for ...

Adrian Molina On Visual Storytelling, Cultural Representation, and All Things Coco

December 10, 2017

By ALEJANDRA GARCIA Contributing Writer If you like Disney’s Pixar animated films, stories about culture and...

Who is Beanie Feldstein?

November 16, 2017

By MORGAN STEWARD Editor-in-Chief Two years ago, Beanie Feldstein was a relatively unknown aspiring...

“The Zookeeper’s Wife” Falls Flat

March 30, 2017

By BRIAN MCCLAIN Contributing Writer Rousing historical dramas don’t usually come to theaters this early in the year. They tend to grab November releases in order t...

This year’s films are mostly sequels or reboots of successful science fiction franchises. (PHOTO COURTESY OF NAOYA FUJII VIA FLICKR)

See What’s Next: A Look at 2017’s Most Anticipated Films

January 26, 2017

By MARYANNA ANTOLDI Asst. Arts & Culture Co-Editor It is a brand new year, and with a new year comes ...

Film Focus: Frightening Films For Halloween

October 30, 2016

By LIAM HABER Staff Writer It’s the Halloween season, which means that it is the perfect time of y...