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Joaquin Phoenix delivers his best performance yet in ‘You Were Never Really Here’

Joaquin Phoenix delivers his best performance yet in ‘You Were Never Really Here’

Angel Ortega

May 3, 2018


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With outstanding writing and brilliant performances, “You Never Were Really Here” is one of the best mystery-thrillers this year. The film, directed by Lynne Ramsay, follows Joe (Joaquin Phoenix) who is a veteran turned contract killer and suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. Joe makes...

‘Ready Player One’ delivers on nostalgia but lacks character

‘Ready Player One’ delivers on nostalgia but lacks character

Ulises Duenas

April 16, 2018


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"Ready Player One" feels like a celebration of pop culture as whole. It has some really cool visuals and most of the references to movies and games are fun, but it also lacks a good core. The story and characters should have carried this movie through all the flashy scenes and references. In execution, th...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Carly Maxstone

March 5, 2018


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Christian Pata-Koehler and Dustin Boster play a motorcycle racing game in an arcade at the Cinemark movie theater.

‘Blade Runner 2049’ has substance, style and staying power

‘Blade Runner 2049’ has substance, style and staying power

Ulises Duenas

October 13, 2017


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When I saw the first trailer for "Blade Runner 2049" I was worried that it was another sequel with the sole purpose of cashing in on nostalgia without having any substance. That is not the case. This is a fully fleshed sequel that will linger in your mind for years.   Ridley Scott stepped do...

Don’t you wish you went on a “Girls Trip?”

Don’t you wish you went on a “Girls Trip?”

Niyat Teferi

August 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

“Girls Trip” has taken the box office by storm. The heart-warming comedy entails the crazy getaway trip four gal pals go on to attend the annual Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. The fierce ladies, better known as the “Flossy Posse,” encounter a wild weekend filled with booze, ho...

‘Girlfriend’s Day’ leaves much to be desired

‘Girlfriend’s Day’ leaves much to be desired

Jared Shibuya

March 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Reviews, Video

Valentine’s Day is long gone, but you can still Netflix and chill with your sweetheart and watch (or not), “Girlfriend’s Day.” A new Netflix- produced movie written by and starring Bob Odenkirk (Saul from “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul”). Odenkirk...

‘Knight of Cups’: Weird, strange cinematic journey

‘Knight of Cups’: Weird, strange cinematic journey

Matthew Manfredi

May 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Terrence Malick doesn’t worry about things like storyline, plot points, character development and climatic endings when he makes movies. Instead, the writer and director wants the audience to not only question their decision to watch his films, but question their metaphysical existence within the s...

Can you guess these movies based on these emojis?

Can you guess these movies based on these emojis?

Romeo Espinal

March 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The quiz includes some of the most popular movies and some of the not-so-popular ones, but you can test your ability to differentiate these movie titles by simply looking at the emojis in the quiz below.   Romeo Espinal can be reached at [email protected] or @romeofilms on Twitter. ...

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