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Review | “Lost Girls” demands to be seen

Review | “Lost Girls” demands to be seen

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer

March 17, 2020

Now streaming on Netflix, the new film “Lost Girls” from director Liz Garbus asks us to reconsider our preconceived ideas of these women and their work.

“Emma” is a joyous, low-stakes escape into the past

“Emma” is a joyous, low-stakes escape into the past

By Simon Sweeney, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

“Emma” delivers a slate full of great performances, a witty script, top-tier design and cinematography to give you a wildly entertaining two hours of fancy dress and snippy Brits.

Review | “P.S I Still Love You” opens its heart to more than romance

Review | “P.S I Still Love You” opens its heart to more than romance

By Diana Velasquez, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

“To All The Boys I Loved Before: P.S. I Still Love You” carries on the story of Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) who, after the last movie’s conclusion, is finally starting her new relationship with certified heartthrob Peter Kavinsky (Noah Centineo), one of the most popular boys at school.

Behind the curtain: Reporting the Oscars

Behind the curtain: Reporting the Oscars

By Sinead McDevitt, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

Anthony Breznican knows his way around the Academy Awards red carpet. In between A-list actors and producers, Breznican weaves around looking not for his next award — but his next big scoop.

Column | Shocked but not horrified at the Academy’s nominations

Column | Shocked but not horrified at the Academy’s nominations

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor

January 16, 2020

This is another in a long line of horror movies getting completely ignored by one of the most prestigious awarding bodies in the world.

Review | Cat(s) fight : A movie that transcends critique

Review | Cat(s) fight : A movie that transcends critique

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

January 9, 2020

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Hooper’s film adapts has always been a bizarre creature of the ’80s — music and lyrics heavily inspired by a collection of T.S. Eliot poems, structured around an idea that’s referred to by some generous people as the show’s “plot.”

Review | Cat(s) fight: The scariest horror movie of 2019

Review | Cat(s) fight: The scariest horror movie of 2019

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

What do you get when you cross Pittsburgh’s annual furry convention with an uninspiring cohort of vain and vacuous celebrities? Tom Hooper’s new “Cats” movie.

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” captures the spirit of Mr. Rogers

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” captures the spirit of Mr. Rogers

By Thomas Wick, Senior Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” is a compelling film, featuring one of Tom Hanks’ best performances as the late television personality Fred Rogers.

Column: “Rent,” 23 years later

Column: “Rent,” 23 years later

By Sinead McDevitt, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

“Rent” is, in many ways, the “Hamilton” of the ’90s. Like “Hamilton,” “Rent” contained themes of rebelling against a corrupt system, featured a purposely diverse cast, and was an incredibly popular show.

Don’t give “Last Christmas” your heart

Don’t give “Last Christmas” your heart

By Matthew Monroy, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

“Last Christmas,” named after the Wham! song of the same name, centers on Kate (Emilia Clarke, in her first post-“Game of Thrones” role,) a scattered, George Michael fangirl.

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