Rory Conlon, De Anza College
Several key political and entertainment events have shaped mainstream discourse. It’s time to remember some of these developments in time for the start of 2022.
Virginia Laurie, Washington and Lee University
Despite the hype, the new fashion-based true crime film has garnered mixed reviews from audiences and critics alike.
Savannah McCracken, University of Arizona
Marvel’s latest release saved box offices and set a precedent for the future of the blockbuster during the pandemic.
Ian Linn, Oberlin College
The new thriller starring Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Ferguson joins a long line of science fiction genre box office disappointments.
Fatima Sani, Rollins College
The movie subverts audience expectations of romance while asserting the importance of friendship between two people who love, but are not in love.
Study Breaks Staff
With another less than exciting live-action release, is Disney’s reboot era reaching a saturation point?
Mai Senser, Virginia Commonwealth University
A rare sequel that is just as engaging as its predecessor, this film demands to be seen in theaters, where moviegoers can be fully immersed in its thrills and frights.
Isabelle Juan, Truman State University
Although award shows still have a long way to go in recognizing women within the film industry, here are seven whose careers are currently opening the door for the next generation.
Justin Spencer, University of Texas at San Antonio
After decades of silence, the video game series has released an exciting and violent preview for an upcoming action film.
Sarah Esquivel, University of Texas at San Antonio
While the 2017 original theatrical release left many underwhelmed, the original cut from the initial director, Zack Snyder, may redeem the film.
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