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Disney in Live-Action: The Trend Taking Theaters by Storm

October 2, 2016

By MARYANNA ANTOLDI Staff Writer Everyone remembers watching some type of Disney movie when ...

Attending the “Sully” Premiere: A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

September 16, 2016

By MARYANNA ANTOLDI Staff Writer No one in college really thinks about attending a movie premiere in their spare time, right? As students, we just want to do ...

Margot Robbie promoting

“Suicide Squad:” Strong Females or Merely Sexy Superwomen?

September 1, 2016

By MARYANNA ANTOLDI Contributing Writer One of the most anticipated films of the summer, David Ay...

The festival runs from April 13 -24 and will feature movies, TV shows and various panels.  (SOFIA ALVAREZ/ THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Lincoln Center’s Guide to the Tribeca Film Festival

April 5, 2016

By RACHEL JARVIS Arts & Culture Editor Founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatko...


Fear and Trembling

March 1, 2016

By CONNOR MANNION News Editor/Asst. Literary Co-Editor The movie theatre is defined as a shared experienc...

A special screening of Moonrise Kingdom is shown at a theater. (PHOTO COURTESY OF STEVE RHODES VIA FLICKR)

Film Focus: Young Love For Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2016

By LIAM HABER  Contributing Writer With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, here are some suggestions ...

Yoga instructor Denise Waling and the Special Olympics World Games teams from Brazil and Romania stretch while doing yoga at the Original Muscle Beach on July 22, 2015, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Friday Finds in NYC: Yoga, Fashion Week and More!

September 18, 2015

By NANOR HARTOUNIAN Staff Writer If you’re craving inspiration... attend an event courtesy of New York Fas...

Paris Bans Action Movie Shoots: A Good Move

February 26, 2015

By ANNUNZIATA SANTELLI Staff Writer Published: February 25, 2015 Paris has always been a very popular place to shoot action scenes for movies. Its bright architecture and cobbled streets add character to the scenery rushing by in the background of car chases and fast paced shootouts. However, due to the recent terrorist...

Are Blockbuster Movies the Future of Cinema?

November 21, 2014

  By ANNUNZIATA SANTELLI Contributing Writer Published: November 21, 2014 Blockbuster movies are a cheap way for movie studios to cater to their markets, without really subscribing to the public’s true demands. These movies are mass-produced manifestations of trendy pop culture themes, and over time, simply dissol...

Eric Foner Talks Lincoln at Anne Mannion Memorial

November 10, 2013

By BRITTANY JONES Contributing Writer Published: November 10, 2013 On Nov. 7 at Fordham College ...

The Blood and Guts Culture

June 1, 2011

Our Fascination With Manslaughter Is Innate and Persistent By ANGELICA BRUNETTI Opinions Editor Published: Febrary 14, 2008 A couple of months ago, my boyfriend sat through almost two hours of the cheery, saccharine, high- pitched singing of “Enchanted” with me, so when “Rambo” came out, I felt obliged to acco...