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“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 29, 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 1, 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....

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: Disneys Newest Avenger

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”: Disney’s Newest Avenger

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer September 15, 2021

After COVID-19 halted the filming process for the new Marvel movie in February 2020, the anticipated “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” finally hit theaters Labor Day weekend. The talented...

“The Green Knight”: Not Your Typical Knight Story

“The Green Knight”: Not Your Typical Knight Story

Grace Rakestraw, Staff Writer September 7, 2021

For anyone having trouble categorizing the new movie “The Green Knight” starring Dev Patel and directed by David Lowery, here is a little context. “The Green Knight” was produced by A24, who have...

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“Godzilla vs Kong” Movie Review: Of Monsters and Men

Mark Burbridge, Staff Writer April 12, 2021

King Kong and Godzilla are without a doubt the two most famous movie monsters of all time. The two colossal titans first battled on-screen in 1962’s “King Kong vs Godzilla,” but since then, fans...

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“Cadaver” Has Promise, But Ultimately Drops Dead

Mark Burbridge, Contributor November 11, 2020

Given the lasting popularity of film genres like horror within cinema, finding new and original ideas for stories can become a very tall order. However, it is not only a matter of originality of these...

‘Enola Holmes’ Review: More than just Sherlock Holmes’ Sister

‘Enola Holmes’ Review: More than just Sherlock Holmes’ Sister

Aman Rahman, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

“Enola Holmes,” based on author Nancy Spring’s novels, is an exciting and adventurous film showcasing the life of a young girl fearlessly navigating her way through Victorian England.  Enola...

I’m Thinking of Ending Things Review

Jack Johnston, Staff Writer October 6, 2020

I was so confused. “I'm Thinking of Ending Things,” the most recent film from Charlie Kaufman, is very confusing. Thankfully I'm less confused now, a few hours after watching, since I've been scavenging...

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