IT Movie Review

The following article contains It (2017) spoilers. I felt like I waited my whole life to see Andrés Muschetti’s 2017 adaption of Stephen King’s legendary It. When the trailer surfaced earlier in the year, the anticipation to relive this childhood nightmare burned inside of me until I sat in the theater Saturday night. Finally, finally this integral part of…

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Child Stars & Feminism in Annabelle: Creation

The following article contains Annabelle: Creation (2017) spoilers. Annabelle: Creation is the fourth installment in James Wan’s The Conjuring cinematic universe. This film, of course, has James Wan written all over it– everything from the skillful dolly shots to spooky background attention-getters. Annabelle: Creation follows the famous Wan formula meticulously, which is why many claim this film is the weakest in the…

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Summer Vacation As Explained By The Movies

Over the history of film, people have found excitement in movies that take them places. Often we enter the theater and go on epic voyages, fall in love, conquer evil and live the lives we only dream of. The appeal of film is its ability to expose audiences to stories untold, exploring the worlds of…

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Just Eat: To the Bone Movie Review

The following article contains To the Bone (2017) spoilers. When I first saw the trailer for To the Bone (2017), I mistook the film for an upcoming Netflix original series. As the trailer portrayed the story of a young woman’s battle with an eating disorder, I was immediately disappointed in Netflix. Surely they weren’t going to make the…

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Neo-feminism?: Wonder Woman Movie Review

The following article contains spoilers from Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman (2017). With it’s immaculate Rotten Tomatoes score and mega hype on the box office front, I figured it would be foolish not to go see DC’s new Wonder Woman. And I must say, it met every one of my expectations. On Saturday I had a movie viewing…

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Girl Powered Summer Blockbusters – Get Used to It

There is nothing quite like going to a see a summer blockbuster. The experience takes me back to the times I would walk to the downtown theater with my dad in elementary school or as a preteen meeting up with a gaggle of my classmates. The summer movie-going experience is unexplainably special; the air feels…

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