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“Frozen II” uses humor to appeal to older audience

“Frozen II” uses humor to appeal to older audience

Phoebe Kallaher, Arts Editor

January 10, 2020

Today’s five-year-olds weren’t born when the original Frozen movie came out in 2013. As anybody older than five will remember, the movie was everywhere for the following year (“Let it Go” ranked #19 on officialcharts.com’s list of most-streamed songs for 2014). “Frozen II” lacks that...

New “Little Women” adaptation maintains relevance

New “Little Women” adaptation maintains relevance

Graham Krewinghaus and Aryn Lee

January 7, 2020

For those who have read the ever-relevant 1869 novel “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott, news of yet another adaptation may bring excitement or exasperation (the novel has seen now six movie adaptations, several series and even an opera). For those who have not, the news of Saoirse Ronan, Timothée...

Movie Review: The Joker

Movie Review: The Joker

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

October 25, 2019

German philosopher Friedrich Nietzche claimed that laughter was an invention born out of despair; its creation was a mere byproduct of our suffering, spurred by a desire to forget why we suffer.  In a way, “Joker” is based on that worldview. A man with so little to live for and nowhere to run...

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