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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

Tammy Palagi ’21

June 24, 2019

In the third installment of the adrenaline-fueled action franchise John Wick, directed by Chad Stahelski, skilled assassin John Wick, played by Keanu Reeves, returns with a $14 million price on his life, and a multitude of bounty-hunting murderers after him. John is on the run because he broke a ...

Reviewed: Us

Reviewed: Us

Hadley Kauvar ’19

May 28, 2019

In Us, Jordan Peele continues to deliver as an excellent director and writer of horror films. Us tells the story of a family whose summer vacation is interrupted by a home invasion led by their doppelgangers. What ensues is a masterfully executed blend of horror, comedy and absurdity. Peele uses jumpsca...

Reviewed: Game of Thrones

Reviewed: Game of Thrones

Hadley Kauvar ’19

May 28, 2019

The final season of HBO’s flagship series, Game of Thrones, is finally underway after a year and a half of anticipation. The season promises dragons, massive battles, the usual amount  of incest and something that fans of the book series won’t get for a long time, an ending. Warning: spoilers ahe...

Sausage Party: The Brat Factory is a Carnivore’s Paradise

Sausage Party: The Brat Factory is a Carnivore’s Paradise

William Kremer ’21

April 4, 2019

New York City’s latest and greatest Brat is anything but spoiled. Located on Amsterdam Avenue and 106th street, the Brat Factory is a new kosher restaurant that is luring diners to West Harlem with its enticing array of tricked out meat dishes. Specializing in sausages and meat products, the menu inc...

Reviewed: Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Reviewed: Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Hadley Kauvar ’19

April 4, 2019

The second installment in the movie series about everyone’s favorite toy has arrived. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part was released in theaters this month, giving toddlers, bored parents and nostalgic adults a chance to enjoy a movie in what has been a rather dry month in terms of films. The movie does...

Reviewed: Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

Reviewed: Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

Hadley Kauvar ’19

April 4, 2019

Netflix recently released Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes. This four part documentary details the killing spree of one of the most notorious American serial killers, Ted Bundy. The series features a large amount of tapes recorded by Bundy himself shortly before his execution on January...

Reviewed: Aquaman

Reviewed: Aquaman

Hadley Kauvar ’19

February 20, 2019

If Aquaman is supposed to be an example of DC movie making at its best, then it is no wonder that the DC Universe is completely dwarfed by Marvel. This movie is a two and half hour mess with both a plot structure that is flimsier than a three-year-old’s Lego creation and writing that is no more adva...

Reviewed: The Mule

Reviewed: The Mule

Hadley Kauvar ’19

February 20, 2019

The Mule tells the remarkable story of Earl Stone (Clint Eastwood), an eighty year old drug mule. The film is based on the life of Leo Sharp, a World War Two (Korean War in the film) veteran who tends daylilies in his old age. Stone is distant from his family, his passion being his daylilies. He even mi...

Reviewed: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Reviewed: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Hadley Kauvar ’19, Writer

December 7, 2018

Watching a dumpster fire, you often get to see amazing visuals, but it is not an altogether pleasant experience. This was true for me while watching Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The second installment in the five-part Harry Potter prequel series boasts nonsensical dialogue and an incom...

Roma: A Meticulous and Meditative Study

Roma: A Meticulous and Meditative Study

Isaac Merkin ’19, Writer

December 7, 2018

Director Alfonso Cuarón’s most recent films, specifically Children of Men and Gravity, can be best described as intense. Each movie, whether focusing on apocalyptic scenarios in the case of the former or being stranded in space in the case of the latter, keeps the viewer glued to the screen. Roma, t...

Reviewed: A Star is Born

Reviewed: A Star is Born

Hadley Kauvar ’19

November 21, 2018

A Star Is Born is this month’s hit movie. The fourth iteration of a 1937 film, it retells the story of a famous musician who falls in love with his protege while simultaneously fighting demons of his own. Here, those roles are filled by famous country singer, Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper), who by h...

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