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Kagemusha: Dissecting the story of Kurosawa’s epic

Kagemusha: Dissecting the story of Kurosawa’s epic

Nick Eddinger, Photography Managing Editor

April 25, 2019

It is night time. Dust ripples through the small ridges and valleys of the area surrounding a large, classical Japanese castle. Droves of warriors lay in wait for a command from their general to lay siege upon the well-secured fortress. A rumble of small side conversations from the Samurai can be heard a...

Movie Review: The Princess Switch

Movie Review: The Princess Switch

Nick Eddinger, Photography Managing Editor

January 16, 2019

With holiday cheer and festivities coming to an end, Netflix beckons yet another round of low-budget, uninspired, feel-good Christmas movies to bring a sense of wholeness to your living-room. Last year saw the notable addition of “The Christmas Prince” which shook families with its tooth-achingl...

“Bohemian Rhapsody” movie delves deep into Queen’s intricacies

“Bohemian Rhapsody” movie delves deep into Queen’s intricacies

Oliver Fox and Graham Krewinghaus

October 29, 2018

In the modern era, the band, Queen, is a household name. Everyone knows hits like “We Will Rock You”, "Bohemian Rhapsody" and “Another One Bites The Dust”. This, however, wasn’t always the case. Freddie Mercury and his band of misfits rose to fame because they never followed the formula. It ...

“Mid90s” movie delights universally with its unique message

“Mid90s” movie delights universally with its unique message

Mia Thompson, Rachel Nguyen, and Graham Krewinghaus

October 7, 2018

"Mid90s" is an outlier; a movie about teenagers that does not fall into the trope of coming of age stories that society loves. Through its raw emotion and deliberate yet understated screenplay, Jonah Hill’s directorial debut provides a necessary redefinition of what it means to grow up. Hill’...

Love, Simon Movie Review

Love, Simon Movie Review

Charlotte McMahon, Staff Writer

June 10, 2018

In an accepting community like Brookline, many would assume that a topic such as coming out would be easy to talk about. The movie, Love, Simon tells the story of a high school student who lives in a very similar community to that of Brookline and his journey of coming out. Simon Spier (played by...

Movie Review: “Black Panther”

Movie Review: “Black Panther”

Sidonie Brown, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

Everyone knows the age-old trope: the honorable and infallible protagonist versus the nefarious bad guy, a stark contrast of good against evil. We see it all the time, but in a fresh turn, Marvel has provided us with a nuanced villain with Erik Killmonger (portrayed by Michael B. Jordan) in this year...

Movie Review: The Post

Movie Review: The Post

Dan Friedman, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

Steven Spielberg brings yet another gripping and thrilling drama to the big screens. Pairing up Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks for the first time, he has produced a great film. The Post, released on Jan. 12, follows the story of the Washington Post and its decision to publish the Pentagon Papers, a ser...

Movie Review: Spotlight

Movie Review: Spotlight

Sarah Groustra, Staff Writer

November 21, 2015

  On Jan. 2, 2002, the Boston Globe Spotlight news team published an article revealing a sexual abuse scandal that hit close to home for many of its readers--the offenders were all officials in the Catholic Church and had molested hundreds of young children for years. The new movie "Spotlight...

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