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Sunday, 29th March 2020

Mid90s – Film Review

By on Oct 27, 2018 in Arts & Culture, Features, Film

The film Mid90s accurately captured the adolescent sentiment that many people grow up with, the feeling that parents don’t understand our feelings, and the undeniable urge to seek out fun and excitement on our own terms, like I did when I was a teenager. I must have been 17 or 18 when I gave my 13-year-old cousin my World IndustriesWet Willy skateboard because to be totally honest, I sucked at skateboarding.

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Sausage Party – Film Review

By on Aug 12, 2016 in Arts & Culture, Features, Film

The animated feature Sausage Party takes just that idea and gives adults a cartoon film just for them. The movie is raunchy, hilarious and filled with every sexual innuendo (the sausages want to hook up with buns), stereotype (the Sauerkraut bottles are Nazis), and food related joke (the Horseradish jars literally turn into horses) in the book. A film of this magnitude and content could only be co-written of course by one of the few duo’s in Hollywood that could pull this off, Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg, the stoner minds behind Superbad and Pineapple Express.

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Hail, Cesar! – Film Review

By on Feb 6, 2016 in Features, Film

In Joel and Ethan Coens’ new film Hail Cesar!, they bring to life the reality of movie making in the 1950’s and the great lengths studios went to in order to keep up decorum and create the illusion of Hollywood magic. Hollywood was a well-oiled and composed machine that spun out hit after hit.

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True Story – When Two Wrongs Don’t Create A Right

By on Apr 17, 2015 in Arts & Culture, Film

True Story tells the, well, true story of ex New York Times reporter Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) and killer Christian Longo (James Franco). Finkel begins visiting Longo in jail when he gets a call telling him that Longo one of FBI’s most wanted was found using his name as an Alias in Mexico. The story begins with Finkel, a star in the journalism world, whose stories have graced 10 covers at the New York Times. We see him in action in Africa interviewing the subjects for his tenth cover story. When he gets frustrated he becomes extremely obnoxious and tells one of the young boys that he will give him $20 after the interview is over if he gives him everything that he’s asking for. He also keeps telling them that he’s “Michael Finkel of The New York Times”...

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