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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Timothee Chalamet, foreground left, and Austin Butler in a scene from “Dune: Part Two.”

“Dune: Part Two”

Aditya Gunturu, Senior Writer April 28, 2024

Cinema in 2024 has been off to a rocky start. “Argyle” and “The Beekeeper” were mindless action flicks with inane plots. “Madame Web” did not inspire confidence in the new age of superhero...

An image from Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire featured in the teaser.

“Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire”

Aditya Gunturu, Senior Writer April 22, 2024

The past decade was uncharted territory for both “Godzilla” and giant monster movie fans. Both American and Japanese creators have released Godzilla movies over the years, and while this may seem like...

Theatrical art for Late Night with the Devil from Varsity Cinema.

“Late Night with the Devil”

Owen Herdrick, Senior Writer April 16, 2024

“Late Night with the Devil” is not a horror movie, at least in the sense that scaring the viewer is quite low on the film’s priorities. What brings substance to the film is not the lack of jumpscares,...

(Rachel Zilligen / The University News)

“Love Lies Bleeding” is not just a tale of queer love, but a seedy story of lust and violence with darkly funny moments

MC Pavlick, Fundraising Chair April 3, 2024

Gym manager Lou (Kristen Stewart) falls for the transient Jackie (Katy O’Brian), who has stopped in town and is preparing for a bodybuilding competition in Las Vegas. After closing at the gym, Lou chats...

You’ve never seen Timothee Chalamet like this

Jenna Ross, contributor February 29, 2024

“Wonka,” released on Dec. 15, 2023, declares itself as a feel-good musical prequel to the 1971 movie “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” Now starring acclaimed actor Timothee Chalamet, the...

Society of the Snow utilizes striking visuals to tell the story of 16 members of the “Old Christians” who were stranded in the Andes bitter winter for 72 days.

“Society of the Snow” – A Disturbing Tale of Faith and Man’s Will to Survive

Brendan Brunette, Senior Writer February 15, 2024

As frigid, record-low temperatures have recently plagued Saint Louis University’s North campus, one film nominated for the Best International Feature Film at the 96th Academy Awards emerges as a powerful...

“Coyote vs. Acme” vs. Zaslav

Nate Meshau, Staff Writer November 30, 2023

Good afternoon folks of the jury, we are gathered today to discuss the case of “Coyote vs. Acme” vs. Zaslav. This case is brought to us today amidst allegations of unethical and immoral business practices...

(Rachel Zilligen / The University News)

Notable Moments from the Saint Louis International Film Festival

Grant Bellchamber and Nate Meshau November 30, 2023

The 32nd annual Whitaker Saint Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) closed in late November after bringing 278 different films from a staggering 32 countries to the audiences of St. Louis. Through...

(Siri Chevuru / The University News)

Highlights from the Chicago International Film Festival

Nate Meshau, Contributor November 2, 2023

The 2023 Chicago International Film Festival kicked off last week, with thousands of industry professionals and movie enthusiasts flocking to watch highlights of films premiering earlier in the festival...

“Crazy Stupid Love…” or so you think

Aidan DeSpain, Contributor February 22, 2023

More often than most like to admit, heteronormative romantic books and movies are written off as bad, too emotional or “girly,” which has an extremely negative effect on the general population of men...

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“Set It Up” is the best romantic comedy of the last 10 years

Morgan Hausback, Copy Editor February 22, 2023

In the world of romantic comedies, it tends to be universally accepted that three actresses sit at the top of the throne: Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock and Meg Ryan. These actresses each appeared in a...

Blonde Confuses Honor With Exploitation

“Blonde” Confuses Honor With Exploitation

Daniel Bernas, General Manager October 24, 2022

There are several ways to honor dead celebrities. Though usually done by reminiscing on their accomplishments and legacy, it is also important to honor their hardships by shedding light on their experiences....

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